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Episode 4

The Reality of Your Mortality

Why are we so scared to talk about death? This is one of the questions I asked my guests Michelle Pante and Reena Lazar. Michelle and Reena co-founded WillowEoL about 1.5 years ago and are changing the conversation around death. Michelle as a licensed funeral director and hospice volunteer and Reena in all aspects of community and family-led deathcare – they share a passion for using the conversation around death as a pathway to growth and healing.

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HOST & GUESTS

Host: Debbie Roche

Guest: Michelle Pante

Guest: Reena Lazar

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In this episode, we explore death and dying and in particular advanced planning. We talk about ‘the reality of your mortality‘ – and how thinking and talking about your death can help you lead a more inspired life.  Reena and Michelle also share a heartfelt story of their friend Don Grayston who recently passed away.

A very special thanks to Myles Ogilvie of MO Audio & Production for doing an amazing job fixing the sound and making the podcast sound so professional! If you enjoyed our intimate conversation then feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of this page or rate us highly over on iTunes!

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Episode 4 Show Notes

Resources:

Willow’s website: www.willowEoL.com
You can find out about Willow’s events here: www.willoweol.com/events/

Willow’s Blog Post about Donald Grayston:
In the End It’s All About Relationships
To Serve or be Served
Oh, How I Love a Good Funeral

Don’s Obituary: www.korucremation.com/obituaries/donald-edward-grayston/

Green Burial: www.korucremation.com

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