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.
Hank Dunn, MDiv, is an ordained healthcare chaplain who, during his career of over 30 years, has helped countless patients
“As a death doula, I often say that sitting at the bedside of the dying is one of the greatest
When we hear that someone has died, we think of ways to help and one of those things is to drop off food
Sheree Fitch has turned grief into poetry in this book from a reassurance her own mother had given her; her
I was a hospice worker. So, when somebody would come in to see me and would say, “Hey, I want to share something with you that happened when my father was dying. He was very close to the end of
Is it possible that our fear of death prevents us from living fully? For over 20 years Sue Brayne has been helping people to transform their relationship with mortality as a therapist specializing in trauma, as well as through her end-of-life research, workshops and books on spirituality, consciousness, and dying.
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 can shatter a family. And when that family includes children, it can be even harder. It can be a
Johanna Lunn’s father, Jim, died when she was young. Years later, facing a crisis in her life, she wished for
For Amy Soloway (Solowij), being in the kitchen with her mother, Eveleen is a cherished memory. It was filled with
Many animal lovers will leave provisions to care for their furry friends. And for some, that’s more than your average
My earliest memories are of my Grandmother, Fairy Belle. She was very present in our lives and for a time,
By their very nature, children are curious and questioning. But how much should they be told if they have received
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.