How we want to die – represents the most important and costly conversation America isn’t having. Australian site now live: http://deathoverdinner.org.au/
We mean to spark the gentlest revolution-It is time to stop, set the table and have the most important conversation we are not having. Australian site now live: http://deathoverdinner.org.au/
Passed away, kicked the bucket, pushing up daisies – the many ways we don't talk about death
theconversation.com We use euphemisms about death and dying to soften the blow of the real words, or because we feel awkward being direct. But this can lead to misunderstanding and confusion.
By our favorite music writer Charles R. Cross. RIP Chris, thank you for everything you gave us.
"Of course it's a story about death and Seattle music..."
npr.org Years before grunge made Seattle's music scene famous, it was clear that Chris Cornell was going to be a star. Through his career he remained linked to his town and the tragedies that shaped him.
Rejoicing on a sea of coins - what an amazing legacy #thebigheartproject Love Your Sister - you nailed it Connie!
Following the last post, we support Connie as well as her dying wish, #thebigheartproject /What will your life's legacy be?
#loveyoursister Love Your Sister
The incredible Connie Johnson's fight against her cancer and for other sufferers, with the support of her brother Sam, as well as the Love Your Sister village.
"Who says no to a dying wish?" ... Have you thought about what you want your legacy to be?
Samuel Johnson may have won the Gold Logie but it was his sister Connie and her fearless tribe of women and supporters that got him there. These two, and the incredible breast cancer charity @loveyoursister are trying to raise $10 million for breast cancer research.
This Wednesday, May 10, is their The Big Heart project, where they are attempting to form a $1 million heart out of 5c coins.
Here's how you can help:
*Take your coins to any Bendigo Bank
*Bring your coins on the day (Canberra). Details on the website
*Buy metres online - one metre is just $2.90 at www.loveyoursister.org/bigheartproject *Direct deposit to Bendigo Bank ACC no: 156977449 and BSB: 633000
Don't forget to spread the word. There's just a few days to go, so get your coins out for Connie. #loveyoursister
[04/29/17] If you could have anyone sing any song at your funeral, what song would that be, who would sing it, and why? You can bring back David Bowie from the dead to sing Starman with the Boston Philharmonic... Think big, or go simple, or anywhere inbetween!
"Sometimes, doctors don't have the language to get patients ready for dying. It's not because the doctor can't be bothered or because the doctor doesn't care."
smh.com.au "Sometimes, doctors don't have the language to get patients ready for dying," a palliative care expert says.
Goal for the day: cross the line to 5k followers on Twitter! We are almost there! We would love your help!
twitter.com The latest Tweets from Death Over Dinner (@deathoverdinner). Change begins at the dinner table! Revolutionizing how we talk about life and death - now in OZ! https://t.co/HffVF08UiA. US site below. Global
"Death is inevitable. A bad death is not." The Economist discusses the importance of end of life conversations and how to have a better death.
economist.com Death is inevitable. A bad death is not
“A conversation can be more powerful than technology,” says Dr Sleeman.
economist.com How the medical profession is starting to move beyond fighting death to easing it
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