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International Therapist Magazine, Autumn 2018

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Jane’s article Working With Terminally Ill Clients, First published in International Therapist, the membership magazine of the FHT (www.fht.org.uk). You can read it online here or read the PDF

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When Your Partner Is Dying, What Do You Say?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

Here’s an extract from an article I’ve just had published in NextAvenue.org.  It contains many helpful suggestions for how to start and maintain a conversation when someone you love is dying, as well as tips on how to prepare well for the end, when it comes. You really are alive right up until the moment…

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Conscious Living, Conscious Dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m delighted to announce I’ll be taking part as a panelist in Conscious Living, Conscious Dying – a series of live panel discussions about life and death from October 24th – November 21st 2018. I was privileged to have Heidi Hornlein and Mark Davenport, who started the Wisdom Factory, on one of the BIG Method…

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What Happens When You Don’t Leave a Will

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Aretha Franklin didn’t leave a will. What was she thinking of?  Well, I assume she wasn’t thinking. Her lawyer is reported as saying he spoke to her repeatedly about having a last will and testament or a trust, and she always said she would do it, but never seemed to get round to it. Well,…

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Positive Aspects Of Preparing For Death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today, I’m sharing an interview on Silver Tent Radio with Debra Sofia Magdalene. Listen in if you want to hear: about whether your body is useful, or harmful, in organ donation what living wakes are what death cleaning is and when to start and much more! Click here to listen Silver Tent Radio Show Host…

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What Is a Body?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 19, 2018 / 1 Comment

From Before I Go: The Essential Guide to Creating A Good End of Life Plan. Chapter 7: What Is A Body? In many Western countries, when you see a closed coffin at a funeral, it can be a shock. Imagining the person you loved in there is not always a pleasant picture. A lid over…

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3 tips on how to talk with someone who is dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 11, 2018 / 4 Comments

Sylvia was becoming more and more frail. It was clear that, though in good spirits, her body was nearing the end of her life. She kept having visits to hospital, and had recently had a fall which had precipitated one of these. But how on earth do we talk with someone who is dying? If…

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9 Ways to Create a Memorial of Your Loved Ones

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Walking in a beautiful memorial park in Coventry, England, dedicated to the huge numbers of men killed in both World Wars, I felt the peace in the air. All around me on this sunny day, families were out picnicking, playing and enjoying themselves and yet there was still a sense of peace. What a…

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What If You Knew You’d Be the Last To…?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

What if you knew you’d be the last to touch someone?       If you were taking tickets, for example, at the theatre, tearing them, giving back the ragged stubs, you might take care to touch that palm, brush your fingertips along the life line’s crease. When a man pulls his wheeled suitcase too…

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Seven Reasons To Bother Doing an End of Life Plan

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 13, 2018 / 1 Comment

1. You fall ill or have an accident, having assumed that your next of kin will be able to take care of you. The term next of kin often means your nearest blood relative. In the case of a married couple or a civil partnership it usually means their husband or wife. However, it is…

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