Marrying Yourself After Becoming a Widow: A Beautiful Ritual to Help You Recover

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 27, 2019 /

Being left behind takes quite a bit of getting used to, there is no doubt about it. But we can’t bury ourselves in our grief for the rest of our lives. We need to find a way to recover and move on. Some of us choose to remarry, and so did I, although this is a different kind of marriage.

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4 tips to dealing with the effects of missing someone you love

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 19, 2019 /

Missing your Mum or your Dad after they have died is as natural as anything, especially if they have played a large part in your life, such as if you had been caring for them. The grief comes with a big slam, catches you sideways, and tosses and turns you all over the place. A…

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How Do I Keep Funeral Costs Down?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 13, 2019 /

How do I keep funeral costs down?  The perennial question for many.   Here’s a familiar story: “I don’t want to pay that amount of money for something I don’t want!” I screamed these words to the funeral director who sat opposite me on the sofa two days after my husband had died. Tears rolled down…

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What if You Died Today? 3 Quick (and Powerful!) Steps to Ease the Burden on Your Family

By Jane Duncan Rogers / November 6, 2019 /

Paradoxically, when we are willing to face the end, we find ourselves able to appreciate being here, now, more fully. In other words, facing the end enables more joy right now; more pleasure and more satisfaction. Find out 3 simple things you can do to get prepared.

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Love-Giver or Love-Taker? 3 Tips for a Healthy Personality Balance

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 30, 2019 /

If you had died yesterday, what would you have lived your life as? A love-giver or a love-taker? Are you willing to change your demeanour toward life and try to be more open to giving?

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9 Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved Ones

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 23, 2019 /

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. Remembrance is an important part of death, and there are lots of ways you can do it

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How do I create a ritual?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / October 7, 2019 /

I didn’t know what to do – only that it was important to me to do something.”Shall we gather about coffee time tomorrow morning? And each of us say something?” I tentatively suggested…

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7 Things Learnt After Cleaning Out of a Home to Settle an Estate

By Jane Duncan Rogers / September 9, 2019 /

My Facebook friend Shirley Johnson recently shared her experience of clearing out a family home to settle an estate. Read her valuable experiences and tips for how to avoid unnecessary time and hassle.

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7 ways To Help Maintain Your Independence As You Age

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 19, 2019 /

In my recent survey, the issue of being a burden, or maintaining your independence as you age was the one thing that most people mentioned. Find out what you can do right now to help yourself in the future.

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How do I let go of unnecessary stuff?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 8, 2019 /

How on earth does anyone ever actually manage to let go of the unnecessary stuff that lies around in the house? I’ve got some suggestions for you…

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