Johanna Lunn is the creator of WhenYouDie.org and the producer/director of the upcoming documentary feature film In the Realm of Death
Pets face all kinds of legal restrictions in life, but once they cross the rainbow bridge their bodies are freer
Templo Santa Muerte in Los Angeles. Standing inside the Templo Santa Muerte in Los Angeles feels palpably scary and, admittedly,
Photographer Urszula Kluz-Knopek transformed the paralyzing fear of her parent’s death into a transcendent photography exhibit starring them. Here’s what
New Episode of the When You Die Podcast!
Dr. Jessica Zitter, author of ‘Extreme Measures’ and star of the Netflix doc ‘Extremis’ and host Kelly MacLean discuss the ‘end of life conveyor belt’ most Americans wind up on and how introducing Death Ed in schools could change a death-phobic culture in one generation.
Introducing In the Realm of Death and Dreaming, our 2019 Documentary
Since its origin, humanity has posed the question, ‘what really happens when you die?’ The presumed answers have defined culture, religion and community as we know them. Through a combination of near-death experiences, personal stories and scientific research, the documentary explores whether consciousness survives death, and why it matters when choosing end of life care.
Flesh eating mushroom suit, anyone?
You’ve eaten a lot of mushrooms in your life…maybe it’s their turn to eat you. Coeio’s Infinity Burial Suit with mushroom super spores is the only known way to return a body to the earth sans the hundreds of toxins accumulated in life.
The way of death in North America is not the way in other cultures. Anthropologist Kelli Swazey asks, “What would life be like if the dead literally lived alongside you?”
Teacher, writer and coach, Heather Plett found herself in the role of student when her mom was dying and her family brought her home to do so.
When we’re facing the most challenging moments that life has to offer, when we’re feeling most broken, it’s amazing what shows up.
Considering what happens to our bodies and the bodies of our loved ones after death is a new thing for many of us.
We put together a few links for you about death conversations we found helpful. Enjoy!
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 along with stories 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.