The When You Die Project:
Hosting the conversation you've been avoiding.
From existential afterlife questions such as “What happens when you die?” to palliative care and the nuts-and-bolts of green burial, if it has to do with death, we’re talking about it. We believe death awareness brings a happier end to a fuller life.
It isn’t just the senior population that have their last wishes recorded. As the Wall Street Journal reports, the pandemic
The COPE Foundations was formed by and for parents dealing with the loss of a child. Through this free service,
Interested in being buried at sea? Full body sea burials are eco-friendly and affordable. This service is offered on the
In a year when death is unavoidably top of mind, a growing number of female-founded online platforms have set out
Spring cleaning has become almost a biological ritual. The winter has gone, the windows are open and we suddenly want to give the house a freshening up. We wash, we dust, we sort. Some things are tossed or re-homed. But what if we cleaned, not with the birth of a new season in mind, but use our own death as motivation instead.
Loaded with resources, and easy to use tools for end of life planning, Farewelling is a one-stop online shop that lets users create meaningful memorial websites and live-stream ceremonies. Today I am delighted to be talking with the co-founders.
In the Realm of Death & Dreaming
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In this documentary director Johanna Lunn explores what happens when you die – does consciousness continue or is it lights out?
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Death and Dying can be scary subjects, particularly for kids. But they don’t have to be. Honesty is the best
By their very nature, children are curious and questioning. But how much should they be told if they have received
We want to protect our children, but if we don’t talk to them about death, are we hurting instead of helping?
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” — Anatole France
The Harley School in Rochester, N.Y., wanted students to excel in their academics — but also in life. That’s why the private school offered a class called “hospice.”
The When You Die Project: Hosting the conversation you’ve been avoiding.
From existential afterlife questions to palliative care and the nuts-and-bolts of green burial, if it has to do with death, we’re talking about it. We believe death awareness brings a happier end to a fuller life.
WhenYouDie.org is where you’ll find clips from our upcoming documentary about death along with stories around death that inspire us, intrigue us, and help further a healthy discussion about death in our culture.
We don’t endorse every point of view in these stories but respect them and offer them up in the spirit of reclaiming death as a rich, challenging, rewarding, exhausting, heartbreaking, heart-filling, integral part of our human journey.