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Love this idea!  Looking forward to seeing the growth and success of this idea.  And please make it available to Canadians. 

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Helen commented on The Death Oasis

Thank you Ilija, so very kind!

I would like to share a quote that inspires me to live fully:  "The more we can embrace the idea that we're going to die, the more we can really embrace the idea that we need to live" 

Let's all continue to be a force for good!  

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Helen commented on Mortality Coach

Hi Jim

I absolutely love this idea and the title 'Mortality Coach'.   We celebrate life, and avoid death.  Let's start embracing death.  "The more we can embrace the idea that we're going to die, the more we can really embrace the idea that we need to live" (author unknown).  A mortality coach can help facilitate the ideas of 'embracing death' and 'making death a great experience for all', as well as to help ease the fear of death by engaging in open discussions and conversations.

I am a healthy 48 year old female.  I tend to view my death in the abstract, not due to avoidance of death, but because of my current state of health ~ my perspective has slightly shifted, as detailed below.

I am a caregiver to an elderly parent, my mom Grace.  My mom nearly died a few months ago.  Being by her side and watching her nearing death, changed me and how I now live my life.  I am now filling my life with 'experiences'.   When I am on my deathbed, reflecting on my life  ~ I want to be able to smile as I release my last breath, for I have truly embraced living, as I lay dying.  As a mortality coach, I would encourage my clients to fill their lives with experiences.   Fully and actively participate in the experience of living, whatever this entails.  I would also encourage open discussions about death and dying with friends and family members.  Invite friends and family to also actively participate in life ~ sharing and enjoying the experience

Cheers,
Helen