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Wayne Dyer’s death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 1, 2015 / 0 Comments

I met Wayne Dyer only once, many years ago before the internet, and remember his striking presence. I was so sad to hear he had died in his sleep just recently. His friend Anita Moorjani, sent out a beautiful piece on her mailing list about it; here’s an excerpt: Although I know, probably better than…

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What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

I didn’t have to think about this very much, as Philip wasn’t online an enormous amount, at least not that I know of. Where he was, other friends took care of it, which I really appreciated. However, and especially if you are younger, this issue is a real challenge. Here’s a great article about it:…

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I am obsessed – with death.

By Simon Duncan / August 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Ok, I hold my hand up.  I am obsessed.There is only one thing on my mind, it takes up all my thoughts, my creativity and my life at the moment. It’s not a subject that many people search for on Google, nor talk about in ‘polite’ (or even impolite) society. Nor is it even a common…

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Old Man Explains Death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

This blog post from Tickld.com is a truly beautiful story – uplifting, heartfelt and loving. http://www.tickld.com/x/old-man-explains-death-and-life-to-grieving-young-man When I read it I thought I could not put those words better myself, so that’s why I’m directing you to the link. Enjoy!

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What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside…

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 5, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been wounded physically, there are certain things that need to happen to ensure the healthy healing of that wound. We know now that cleanliness in all areas around the wound are crucial to support the body in its brilliant ability to self-heal. So the person tending you needs to have scrubbed their hands.…

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Love, and go on

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

I read this on a Facebook post a while ago; I’ve seen it before but it’s great to be reminded of this wisdom. It’s for a woman who has lost her male partner, but obviously you can amend it to read whatever is appropriate for you in your situation. You can shed tears that he…

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Letter to Dave Goldberg

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Dave Goldberg was CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Sheryl wrote these words 30 days after he unexpectedly died, aged 47. They are immensely wise, courageous and moving. Today is the end of sheloshim for my beloved husband—the first thirty days. Judaism calls for a period of intense mourning…

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Grief never ends…?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

  Grief never ends is a very common belief, but it’s not true. Grief changes, because when you grieve a loss you are on a journey, whether you like it or not. A journey is about travelling, learning, growing; making mistakes, discovering and exploring. During this you will be changing; you can’t help it. So ditch…

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Good At Living: Good At Dying (Sir Terry Pratchett)

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Sir Terry Pratchett, who died in March 2015, was fond of saying “it’s time we learned to be as good at dying as we are at living.” Watching Sir Terry’s documentary ‘Choosing To Die’ in 2011 was the first time I got really interested in the Dignity in Dying movement.  Sir Terry died in his own…

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Well of Grief

By Jane Duncan Rogers / April 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

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