“It’s too early. I’m too young.”

Accepting our mortality is very difficult to do but important that we do it. Pre-planning a funeral will ultimately save you money but also relieve grieving relatives during a difficult time and even ensure that family tensions don’t interfere with your wishes. The main difference between a planned funeral and an “at-need” funeral is simply […]

A children’s story.

This video speaks a thousand words. Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin A girl I know wanted this video to be played at her funeral when she dies. She feels it represents everything she wants to leave behind in HER legacy. Reminding her friends and family to be strong, brave, smart and that she would […]

How to write a Eulogy

Eulogy comes from a Greek word, meaning ‘good words’ and can be a speech or piece of writing in praise or as a tribute to the life of a person. A eulogy is a healing experience, for you and for family and friends of the deceased. It is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the […]

Gordon and Norma Yeager – a real-life love story

An American couple who had been married for 72 years, died one hour apart last week in hospital as they held hands. This is the story of Iowa natives Gordon, 94, and Norma Yeager, 90 and its seems to be a real-life love story. Their son Dennis Yeager said “They’re very old-fashioned. They believed in […]

Zach Sobiech

  Zach Sobiech, aged just 14, found out he had a rare form of terminal cancer (Osteosarcoma).  Life tried to beat him down but he lived it anyway – the way and for as long as he could. He passed away last year – May 20, 2013. Watch his beautiful story. DONATE

Top five regrets of the dying.

As seen on: Farewell Blog and The Daily Mail I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. I wish I didn’t work so hard. (mostly from male patients) I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. I wish I had stayed in touch […]