I have Michelle Pante & Reena Lazar on this episode from the glorious inspiring Willow EOL. They help us look at the things that may be scary but important to grasp because ultimately, looking at the end of our lives can inspire us to live fully right now.
Honestly, this is a pretty funny interview and not a downer at all… you will laugh ass off and maybe cry a little. Like a good romcom.
I remember calling my mother about a week before she died to ask her what color Crocs(the shoes) she wanted. My sister said to me, Lisa she is dying and does not need shoes. I argued with my sister to not be such a Debbie Downer and then bought my mom a leopard pair Crocs.
I arrived at my moms’ house with leopard Crocs in hand to find my whole family sitting with her. My mom still able to talk said thank you and looked at me with a mom look and I began to sob, really sob. And I could not stop crying until… well… I am still crying now writing this.
It’s been almost 10 years and I still cry out of nowhere. I still have the crocks. They are my go-to yoga shoes and every time I look down I see my mom. I want to be buried in the leopard Crocs, they will be super comfortable to wear in the afterlife.
It’s about the legacy you leave in the world.
If you take care of things now, it will make a huge difference in the future.
Do it yourself home funerals
Community-Based Death Caring
Inspire people to take charge of their lives by taking care of their death.
Death as a cool adventure
The Ultimate Transformation
Most people are fascinated by what they do
There is something empowering about planning your death
Departure directions: understanding the scope of your options
Love letters and heart wills: take time to write lasting messages to those they love and legacy letters
Talking about death and dying changes your life and how you show up
What do I want people to remember?
An ass-backward way to find your truth
Expect that your choices will be respected and treated with compassion and responsibility
Citizens at birth and consumers at death.
You have the right to ask for what you want
The DIY yourself world brings us back in touch and has the potential for growth and healing
Your death is the greatest autobiographical act you will create.
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