Real Talk: Kids, Covid, and Saying Goodbye
Do you have kids? If not, surely you were once a child yourself. Either way you’re probably familiar with the feeling of being small and starting to understand the world around you in ways that made it difficult for your parents to explain. Maybe it was the...
Life Lessons From An Octopus!
Pandemic stress is legit, friends, and has taken its toll in myriad ways. Still, there is so much to be grateful for. There have been many little lightning bugs illuminating the dark corridors of the last seven months. For those of us privileged to be quarantining at...
Calling All “Modern Love” Lovers!
Modern Love is my weekly ritual. It quickly became food for my soul the minute I was gifted a New York Times subscription in 2008. Now in its 16th year, the column has grown into a mini movement: a book, a podcast, and a TV series on Amazon Prime Video. ...
You’ve Been Asking: What Is Swedish Death Cleaning?
You may not know this about me but I am super messy. Piles left here, there and everywhere - drives Johnny (my Boo) bananas! Not dirty. Just messy. I’m a neat freak when it comes to hygiene and cleaning, but for some reason clutter doesn’t bother me. You could eat...
A Dozen Death Doula Do’s
What Your Heart Needs Now: 5 Unforgettable Poems!
Poetry is that familiar bridge that connects us with ourselves and with others. Poetry is the balm that heals the wounds of grief and loneliness.
Opting OUT of The Death Anxiety Club!
Being afraid of death, having anxieties around death, or even having an obsession with death, does not make you strange, morbid or an outcast.
Is There Such A Thing As Dying Better?
If you’ve spent time with the dying, as I have, you can divide them into two groups: good dyers and bad dyers.
The Magic & Mystery of How a Dying Person Feels?
Much of what it feels like to die is shrouded with poetic mystery. It is coated in the sacred and dipped in awe. It can feel quite ephemeral.