Tips for Communicating with Those Who Have Lost a Loved One
by Edie Churchill Hartshorne  —  You may struggle not knowing what to say to friends and family after they have lost someone dear. Here are a few “tips” for kind communications with those your care about: A few“do’s” that will make a difference, as well as words of wisdom.

Conscious Living and Dying

Yumtha Center for Living and Dying
Buddhist Residential Care, Hospice, Retreat and Education Center

Metta Institute

Chaplaincy Institute: End of Life

Spirit Rock


Peter Daishin

Mark Nepo

Music and Art

Installation: Circle of Memory

Music and Thanatology
Music providing comfort for transition of living and dying

Film: Gifts of Grief

Healing with Creativity
Writing Through Grief: Spiritual Explorations of our Grief

Grief to Greatness

Art & Creativity for Healing


Books and Magazines

Graceful Passages: A Companion for Living and Dying

Living with Loss Magazine

Thoughts on Supporting Others
Grief to Greatness: How to Help the Grieving