Securing training funding – Interview with Emma Satchell

By Karen Luedtke / October 14, 2022 /

Imagine receiving funding for your BIGS Facilitator Training? That’s exactly what happened to one of our licenced facilitators! Emma Satchell was successful securing training funding for her place on our BIGS End of Life Plan Facilitator Training. Emma is now one of our certified and licenced facilitators. Read our Interview with Emma to find out…

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What Happens After A Funeral

What Happens After A Funeral?

By Sean Grant / October 12, 2022 /

The Aftermath Of a Funeral What happens after a funeral? Not a lot – unless you were very close to the person who died. For example, those who didn’t know the Queen well will have returned to their own lives after her death, and that’s what most other people did too But when you have…

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How To Deal With Grief

How To Deal With Grief

By Sean Grant / October 6, 2022 /

Feeling Grief Is A Part Of Being Human  Humans have the unique ability of being aware of life’s mortality, yet we are still surprised when grief shocks the system.  Often when you are grieving a loved one, you find yourself taken off track, your routine destroyed and your sense of purpose put into question.  Death…

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3 Reasons To Help Others Create Their End Of Life Plan

3 Reasons to Help Others Create Their End Of Life Plan

By Sean Grant / September 28, 2022 /

Why is End Of Life Planning Important? Most people view end of life planning as something of a reaction.  Thus, end of life planning is seen as something that has to be done in relation to a good or bad event.  Won the lottery and want to make sure your loved ones get your inheritance?…

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How to get creative with funding your BIGS Facilitator Training

By Karen Luedtke / September 21, 2022 /

Are you keen to do the BIGS End of Life Planning Facilitator Training but don’t have the means to pay right now? Here’s what to do…

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The Queen's Funeral, Excellent Planning

The Queen’s Funeral, Excellent Planning

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 20, 2022 /

The Queen’s Last Message Huw Edwards on BBC TV was speaking about the Queen having approved everything that was happening yesterday with her funeral. Obviously, for such a huge occasion, planning is essential, and it has been in place for decades (known under the code name London Bridge). It impacts the armed forces, security, logistics,…

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Lessons From The Queens Death Plan

Lessons From The Queen’s Death Plan

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 16, 2022 /

Learning From The Queen’s Death The lessons we can learn from our Queen’s death and apply to our own mini-realms of family, friends and property. During her reign, the Queen has given us examples of many kinds of things that remind us we are all human. Even in her final years, maybe not intentionally, she…

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Elizabeth II has died - what happens now

Elizabeth II has died – what happens now?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 10, 2022 /

A Plan Nobody Wanted But Was Always Necessary Queen Elizabeth has died – what happens now is something that has been known about for many, many years. The Queen’s funeral plans, nicknamed ‘London Bridge’ now comes into operation. This well-thought through plan will be followed by all those involved in managing the lead up to…

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Who should I have as executor of my will

Who should I have as executor of my will?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / August 31, 2022 /

Who should I have as the executor of my will? The answer to ‘who should I have as executor of my will?’ is often ‘someone in your family’.  But what if there isn’t an obvious person in your family to take on this role?  What do you do then?  In my book, Before I Go:…

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Why It’s Important To Talk About Death

Why It’s Important To Talk About Death

By Sean Grant / August 17, 2022 /

Why Talking About Death Matters  Talking about death isn’t exactly the best ice breaker in the world, but it’s certainly great at helping people open up and talk about issues not normally brought up in everyday conversation.  Human beings are self-aware in knowing life is finite, but surprisingly little time is spent talking about it;…

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