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Intention-Directions vs Goals

By Jane Duncan Rogers / January 7, 2019 / 1 Comment

‘I don’t set goals, instead I focus on being me, loving myself as much as possible, taking opportunities that present themselves to me and watching my life unfold before me’. This is a paraphrase of what was said by a woman for whom I have a huge amount of respect. Louise L Hay is author…

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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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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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Why Bother Doing An End Of Life Plan?

By Jane Duncan Rogers / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Let’s face it, there is never going to be a good time to address anything to do with dying, death or grief. When you’re fit and healthy, the last thing on your mind is the end of your life. However, this is actually the very time to take your head out of the sand and…

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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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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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Making Time for Dying

By Jane Duncan Rogers / July 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

This last two weeks has been a bit challenging with my stepdaughter dying – those of you in my Facebook group will have heard this, and that’s also why I didn’t send an email this week. You can join here if you want to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/beforeIgo/ In fact, I am going to be taking a break for…

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How To Be When Someone You Know Dies

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 16, 2017 / 4 Comments

It’s difficult, let’s face it. Someone you know has died. Relatives whom you may or may not know will be grieving. You maybe are grieving, too. How on earth do you acknowledge this?  Here’s an excerpt from my book Gifted By Grief: A True Story of Cancer, Loss and Rebirth, where I reflect on the…

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How Mercury Retrograde, Communication and Death Come Together

By Jane Duncan Rogers / May 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

One of my coaches told me last week that Mercury was in retrograde. In spiritual circles, you often hear people talking about this – I don’t pay a lot of attention to this kind of thing but when referred to, in my experience it has always been about problems with computers, technology, phones etc.  You can…

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