Dying & Death Talk

Looking at dying and death for what it is: a part of life.


Death and Dying

I look forward to dying, living is too complicated – Mike Tyson

Courtesy of Face-to-Face Africa | By MOHAMMED AWAL | Photo by David Rosenblum / Getty Images | Originally Published 03.19.2020 | Published 05.30.2020 Boxing legend Mike Tyson has disclosed that he is “looking forward to dying” because “living is too... Continue Reading →

My Husband Was A Devoted Dad, Husband And Psychologist–And We Lost Him To Suicide

Courtesy of | By Megan Minifie | Photo by Matthew Henry/Burst | Originally published 02.28.2020 | Published 05.27.2020 When my son was born in 2016, I thought that my world had changed forever. And, as anyone who is a... Continue Reading →

Helping Someone Who’s Grieving

Courtesy of | Published 05.23.2020 Is someone you know grieving a loss? Learn what to say and how to comfort someone through bereavement, grief, and loss. How to support someone who’s grieving When someone you care about is grieving... Continue Reading →

Women endure pregnancy loss alone as hospitals bar visitors during COVID-19

Courtesy of | By Meghan Holohan | Photo by Todd Barnett Photography | Originally posted 04.07.2020 | Published 05.20.2020 If there's a bright side for pregnant women enduring loss, it's the amazing, compassionate doctors and nurses who are taking... Continue Reading →


Courtesy of | Photograph by Paul Fusco / Magnum | Originally Published 02.23.2020 | 05.17.2020 Grief is a universal and inevitable emotion in any life, and yet it is mysterious and various in its forms. This week, we’re bringing... Continue Reading →

How Hospitals Changed Their Approach to Stillbirth

Courtesy of and The Atlantic | By Sarah Zhang for The Atlantic | Illustration by Kate Martin for The Atlantic | Originally posted 02.13.2020 | Published 05.14.2020 AARHUS, Denmark—When Ane Petrea Ørnstrand’s daughter was stillborn at 37 weeks, she... Continue Reading →

My Adult Son’s Death Has Changed My Life

Courtesy of Open to Hope | Written by Basia Monsinki | Originally Published 03.17.2016 | Posted 05.11.2020 When someone we love dies…we are changed. When that someone is our child…we are changed forever, deeply, no matter how old they were.... Continue Reading →

Death Shock: How to Recover When a Loved One Dies Suddenly

Courtesy of Psychology | By Sean Grover L.C.S.W. | Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash | Originally Posted 03.02.2020 | Posted 03.31.2020 5 stages of grief and 5 ways to recover. It changes you forever. The news arrives, and... Continue Reading →

Regret Is An Inevitable Part Of The Grieving Process

Courtesy of | By Meghan Roirdan Jarvis | Photo: PictureNetCorporation/Getty | Originally Posted 02.28.2020 | Published 03.29.2020 My mother conveyed my father’s cancer diagnosis through an e-mail. It was cheerfully worded, full of hope and gratitude — so much so that I almost... Continue Reading →

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