how to talk about death and dying

How to talk about death and dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 4, 2022 /

Talking about death and dying can be met with horror especially if the conversation seems out of the blue. A colleague Juli told me she had told her daughter what she wanted for some of her funeral service, and was taken aback when her daughter rounded on her and told her to stop talking, it…

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How to keep my end of life plan secure

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 22, 2022 /

You may have read in the press, all about Biscuit Tin, who a few days ago were on Dragons Den (equivalent to Shark Tank in USA). Sheila Hogan, who founded Biscuit Tin as a result of her parents’ deaths, had a similar idea to mine when I started Before I Go Solutions – which is…

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Podcast Interview with The Discomfort Practice

By Vee Tanner / January 18, 2022 /

Betsy Reed of The Discomfort Practice interviewed me for her podcast. Podcast interview with The Discomfort Practice If ever there is a discomforting conversation, it is about death. But this particular one includes much more. In this podcast interview with The Discomfort Practice, Jane shares insights about her personal journey through grief and what came after.…

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How to get end of life planning actually done

How to get end of life planning actually done

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 2, 2021 /

When you know end of life planning is important, and you know you want to get your end of life plan actually done, there’s a few things that need to be put in place first, to set yourself up for success.

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How to choose a funeral director

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 25, 2021 /

Choosing a funeral director isn’t something often mentioned in polite society. Because it means acknowledging the fact of death. but it’s kinder to those you leave behind if that decision is already taken care of. Here’s 5 tips how to pick a funeral director before it’s really needed.

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How to get my family to let me go

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 17, 2021 /

When you know you’re dying but your family can’t accept the fact. This article shares 3 tips how to get your family to let you go.

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The Elephant in the Room

By Jane Duncan Rogers / December 3, 2019 /

  Right now, there is probably an elephant in your room, lurking. It’ll be either deeply hidden behind the furniture, or able to be seen but stuck in the corner of the room, or in some cases, it might be right in the middle of the room, and people pass around it. I call this…

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How To Keep Someone Alive In Your Heart

By Jane Duncan Rogers / February 18, 2019 /

Just because someone dies, does not mean you forget them – on the contrary they stay alive in your heart for as long as you want or need them to. That’s what was happening last week when I attended a charity evening run by Moray Business Women, the local networking club to which I belong.…

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Positive Aspects Of Preparing For Death

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 21, 2018 /

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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3 tips on how to talk with someone who is dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 11, 2018 /

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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