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3 Things to Do When You’re Afraid Of Your Spouse Dying First

By Jane Duncan Rogers / April 11, 2018 / 16 Comments

It was my greatest fear. Having had no children, the thought of my husband dying first and me being left alone in the world was something I simply couldn’t bear. Even if I had had children, the idea of my best friend, lover, business partner and companion leaving me behind was unbearable. So I didn’t…

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Top Regrets of the Dying – How To Avoid This One

By Jane Duncan Rogers / March 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

One of the top 5 regrets of the dying is ‘I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings’. Given that we never know when our life is going to come to an end, it’s a really good idea to not only express our feelings, but by doing that, keep our relationships up to…

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Ageing – The Secret Behind the Greatest Opportunity You’ve Ever Had

By Jane Duncan Rogers / March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Most people think ageing sucks. And it especially does, when you compare how you are now to what you were then. It’s all very well having memories, but when you become stuck in them, or resentful because you can’t do what you want to do in the same way, then they can be a problem. Jane Duncan Rogers will talk in this interview about why and how ageing is an opportunity, and what the secret is to being able to fully enjoy life, no matter what age you are.

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Bereavement Leave – It Could Be Possible This Becomes Paid

By Jane Duncan Rogers / March 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Paid bereavement leave from work? Did you know that employers are obliged to offer compassionate leave, but it doesn’t have to be paid? And yet many bereaved employees return to work well before they feel they are ready, due to financial pressures. Grief Recovery Method have launched a petition asking that there should be statutory…

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What is a deathie and are you one? (The Groundswell Project Interview)

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 28, 2018 / 6 Comments

      I had the pleasure of interviewing Jessie Williams of The Groundswell Project, based in Australia, a few weeks ago. Jessie shares her poignant and beautiful story that demonstrates her passion to this project, which is working in a similar way to Before I Go Solutions.     Listen in below to find…

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7 Tips For A Good Valentine’s Day When You Are On Your Own

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 12, 2018 / 5 Comments

7 Tips For A Good Valentine’s Day When You Are On Your Own The thought of never again receiving a Valentine’s card from my husband almost made me drop to the floor in agony.  All those other women out there would be receiving a card, flowers or being taken out for a meal, and in…

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Jane talks decluttering with BBC’s Aggie MacKenzie

By Marc Hindley / January 31, 2018 / 1 Comment

Jane talks decluttering with BBC’s Aggie MacKenzie Recently, a little book has come out ‘The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning’, by Margareta Magnusson, a Swedish woman who describes herself as ‘somewhere between 80 -100 years old’. It’s been marketed very cleverly – a different angle on what used to be called ‘spring cleaning’, and…

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Before I Go Solutions goes international

By Claire Doughty / January 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Here’s a press release that was sent out yesterday, and resulted in several opportunities – more news on that to come 🙂 Before I go Solutions is branching out and will be training others to run end-of-life planning courses in Canada, America and Australia and throughout the UK. Jane Duncan Rogers who founded the business…

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The Cosmic Elbow Strikes Again!

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

Ever heard of the cosmic elbow? My husband used to talk about this a lot. Life tends to give us little nudges, and if we don’t pay attention, it often gives us bigger ones. First of all, it usually is a prod, just enough to make us pay attention to something. Then if we don’t…

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How Death Got Cool and a training opportunity…

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

    If you’re in the UK, you may have read in The Guardian journal section this weekend ‘How Death Got Cool’ – a discussion stating that ‘dying well has become one of the defining obsessions of our times’. Whether you agree with that or not, death is here to stay, so long as we are alive!…

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