Tag Archives: death and dying

Kick your bucket list with affairs planning

December 9, 2015

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Kick your bucket list with affairs planning by Holley Kelley —  Resolutions are a long-held tradition, marking new beginnings and renewed commitments for more of what we hope for but have fallen short of achieving in prior years. Marked with motivation and newfound pledges, the best of resolutions often fade to the wayside by February. […]

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Walk-In

November 16, 2015

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Walk-In by Scott Blum — The film Walk-In is the remarkable story of Don Newport, an engineer who comes face-to-face with his personal destiny under extraordinary circumstances. After losing his job and health insurance, he learns that he has a terminal disease with only a few months left to live. On his deathbed, he meets […]

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Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals: Finding Comfort After Losing Your Pet

August 3, 2015

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Saying Goodbye to Your Angel Animals: Finding Comfort After Losing Your Pet  by Allen and Linda Anderson  — In this thoughtful book, the authors walk you through the numbing pain and dreadful sense of loss that arise when a beloved animal dies. They offer solace to help you deal with grief and remember and honor […]

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Practicing Conscious Living and Dying: Stories of the Eternal Continuum of Consciousness

July 13, 2015

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Practicing Conscious Living and Dying: Stories of the Eternal Continuum of Consciousness by Annamaria Hemingway — An uplifting collection of spiritually illuminating texts and powerfully thought-provoking real life stories, showing death as an integral part of life. Modern medical advances have resulted in death and dying becoming a taboo, which leaves us feeling isolated when […]

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Chippy Chipmunk: Friends in the Garden

May 2, 2015

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Chippy Chipmunk: Friends in the Garden by Kathy M. Miller — Explaining loss to children is never easy, whether they have lost a family member, a friend or even a pet; and explaining healthy ways of mourning can sometimes come across as dauntingly grown up. But Miller explains life and death in their most fitting […]

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Life Without Lisa: A Widowed Father’s Compelling Journey Through The Rough Seas of Grief

November 20, 2014

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Life Without Lisa: A Widowed Father’s Compelling Journey Through The Rough Seas of Grief by Richard Ballo — This is Ballo’s poignant and heartfelt story of love, love lost, all-consuming grief and pain, visitations from Lisa, his 38-year-old wife who died from cancer, and his triumphant recovery. Reeling from grief, Ballo barely clung to his […]

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Dealing with loss during the holidays

November 24, 2012

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by Laura Orsini —  Losing a loved one is never easy, but it is particularly difficult when the loss occurs near the holidays. Whether it has been one year or 20 years, you are likely to feel the loss much more acutely during the holiday season. Although everyone grieves differently, it is important that you […]

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Sleep longer, live longer

September 15, 2012

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Is it true that the more you sleep, the longer you live? “Sleep is the most undervalued contributor to optimal health and performance,” says Dr. Keith Humphreys, professor of psychiatry at Stanford University, whose research into addiction treatment and national mental health and drug policy has lead to published articles in the New York Times […]

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Each moment is precious

September 1, 2012

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by Stacey Badger —  More and more people are leaving the planet. Many of us have noticed friends, colleagues and family members moving on. Not all of these people have reached an age that is considered to be a normal time of passing. People in their 40s, 50s and 60s are leaving. What does this […]

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