The Living & Dying Consciously Project

2525 Arapahoe Avenue E4-811

Boulder, CO 80302

 

info@livinganddyingconsciously.org

The Living & Dying Consciously Project

2525 Arapahoe Avenue E4-811

Boulder, CO 80302

 

info@livinganddyingconsciouslyproject.org

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August 23, 2019

In every spiritual tradition there are prescribed periods of mourning the loss of a beloved. While the specific number of days, appropriate behavior and prescribed rituals vary from culture to culture, the message is the same: there is a time for mourning and there is a time to stop mourning.

We now recognize that grief does not have a specified time line. It comes; it goes and comes again.

In our workshop on Conscious Transitions: Living with Dying, we practice rituals for living, caregiving, grieving and dying. We know that rituals, when practiced consciously, bu...

September 30, 2017

“May your values, memories, and life experience become the wisdom by which you bless the future.” - Rachael Freed

I attended a beautiful wedding this weekend and had the opportunity to sit with and old friend I had not seen in many years.  After catching up on life events, we settled into a discussion of the changes we witnessed in our culture and what values may have been lost along the way.  While my friend and I come from different political spectrums, we found common ground when sharing the values that are important to each of us.

I suggested that we should...

October 19, 2016

Mortal is a visual dance of our human experience that is intertwined with birth and death.   From the husband and wife filmmaking team of Bobby Sheehan and Sara Feldman Sheehan (who discuss the film in the video above), this unique documentary reminds us that we are born to learn how to die.  Mortal brings this truth to us with tenderness and hope.  

How do we cope with end-of-life care?  How do we live on beyond the death of a beloved? How can we heal our suffering? It takes courage to truly live with dying.

Mortal captures many stories of those...

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