Beautiful Words- The Train of Life



I found these beautiful words a while ago. I do not know the source of where they came from but I think they have been distilled from this poem “Life is like a train ride” by John A Passaro

I love what the analogy expresses about life and death and wanted to share it with you. (more…)

What If I had Planned More?

What If I Had Planned More

I was scrolling through Instagram the other day and I came across this story.
It was in relation to birth but I could see the parallels to our experiences of death and dying and how an End of life Doula can be a valuable support. (more…)

Compassionate Communities








Earlier this year I took the opportunity to attend the Compassionate Communities Symposium in Sydney. It was a jam-packed 2-day event from which I learnt so much. I learnt what a Compassionate Community is and how it can be of benefit. I also realised how my role as an End of Life Doula can be beneficial in creating support networks and enhancing compassionate communities. (more…)


The Importance of Planning- Sarah’s Story









A recent study revealed that most of our population have not even considered their funeral and what their wishes would be. It is almost always something that is not considered until the last minute or until the actual death has occurred. People are then not emotionally or financially prepared and are in a vulnerable state when faced with the reality of organising a funeral. They are also generally unaware of what products and services are available, so end up with limited choices and therefore spending more money and not necessarily getting what they would like.

I would like to share with you Sarah’s story. (more…)