I’ve just been in London speaking at Living Well Dying Well’s conference. What a great event.
It’s inspiring to get together with like-minded folk and share what’s happening. There’s a swell, a movement afoot that might help us get back some of the skills in our communities that we used to have so that we’ll be better able to live and die well.
We need to talk about death. And if the largest circulation and most conservative daily newspaper – The Telegraph – is talking about it, we think this is a good day.
Anyone for tea and sympathy? The Observer asks the question and highlights the work of Death Cafes, Final Fling, the rise of death doulas and the Ideal Death Show – all working to embrace death and dying – the last taboo.
This experiential workshop, organised by Living Well Dying Well, is open to all who are interested in restoring death and dying to its rightful place as an integral part of life. It is a stand alone workshop and is part of a continuing series on this subject.
Our next Death Cafe is organised by Lewes-based Doulas. The Buttercup Cafe is a warm and friendly place – very conducive to cups of tea, cake and conversation! Every evening is different and you are really welcome to come along for a taster. Arrivals 6.30 arrivals and tea orders 7 pm start, until 9pm. The […]
An experiential one-day workshop for counsellors and professionals in palliative care working at the deep end of death and dying, exploring what happens to us when we work with the grief and pain of others and finding new ways to attend to ourselves while tending others.. with Hermione Elliott and Brian Graham Fee £65 Early […]
There’s lots of help out there if you want to improve your skills to be better able to support someone else at the end of their life