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Before I Go: The Essential Guide to Creating a Good End-of-Life Plan

Before I Go

A compassionate, practical guide to end-of-life matters, empowering you to clarify and share your wishes and continue to live life to the fullest.

This new book:

  • Addresses the emotional, spiritual, and practical aspects of end-of-life planning to help you prepare well for your death
  • Enables the reader to make well-informed decisions about their end-of-life care and facilitate conversations with family and friends about this difficult topic
  • Includes guiding questions, exercises, and recording tools, as well as information sheets available for download and supportive online courses


Many people say “I wish I had known what they wanted” when their loved one has died. Too often, a person’s wishes for end-of-life care, and for after they have gone, have not been recorded. With this valuable guide, you can now begin to do this for yourself, so your relatives will be able to honour your wishes more easily, saving them time and money, as well as unnecessary stress and upset, at a time when they really do not need that.


Gifted By Grief: A True Story of Cancer, Loss and Rebirth

Gifted By GriefHaving had no children, Jane’s greatest fear comes true when she is left alone in the world after her husband, Philip, dies from stomach cancer.Gifted by Grief is the story of how they cope with the diagnosis and what emerges for her after he dies.

She describes how, two and a half years on, after all the grief and loss, she ends up stating something she would never have believed was possible: she is grateful for the loss of her husband.

Musings about the meaning of life and death, including excerpts from Philip’s blog posts and Jane’s journal entries at the time, are interwoven with funny, poignant and insightful stories.
This gives a unique insight into one of the most challenging times a relationship can face.

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