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Fathers & Sons

On the Coast #55+ March 2020 Fathers & Sons The other week, in my capacity as an holistic funeral celebrant, I had to sensitively mediate two adult brothers, as they navigated the death of their father and plan his funeral. It was painful to witness them in such pain. [...]

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Staying Calm in Uncertain Times.

On the Coast #Families  – AprilMay 2020 Staying Calm in Uncertain Times. With the bush fires all calmed by March it seemed like finally we could exhale with relief and rebuild and resume lives and then the Coronavirus pandemic arrived. As I write this now in mid-March, by the [...]

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2040 – Fact-based dreaming to create a better future.

On the Coast #Families  – February March 2020 2040 – Fact-based dreaming to create a better future. Over the summer holidays our family became a bit fatigued at the stress of the bushfire emergency, the unrelenting news coverage and its link to the real climate emergency our planet is [...]

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Summer of surrender – time to love and let be

On the Coast #Families  – Dec/Jan 2019/20 Summer of surrender – time to love and let be It is officially Summer. School is done. Holidays are here. The weather is great…..I hope. We are busy with Christmas and New Year’s celebrations with family and friends. So why does a [...]

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Aged Care Revolution – The Time to Act is Now

On the Coast +55 – Nov/Dec issue Aged Care Revolution – The Time to Act is Now With the Royal Commission into Aged Care in full swing it is hard to ignore the shocking revelations of conditions at some facilities and the stories of neglect, loneliness and despair.  It’s [...]

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Tackling the big beast: Forgiveness

Kidz on the Coast – July 2019 Tackling the big beast: Forgiveness Today in my relationship coaching practice I had a step-father and his adolescent son working on reconciling their relationship. It has been a happy family life, mostly, but they have also had some difficult history together, especially [...]

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Supporting children when a loved one dies

Kidz on the Coast –Sept 2019 Supporting children when a loved one dies For more than a decade I have been working with death, grief and end-of-life and the last couple of years my practice has grown and evolved and I am now a fully operational funeral director, as [...]

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Tempting Fate? – Don’t Leave it too Late

Seniors on the Coast – August 2019 Tempting Fate? – Don’t Leave it too Late On August 8 every year it is Dying to Know Day, a national day of awareness initiated by the Groundswell Project to encourage conversations about death and dying and to make them natural, safe [...]

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Later in Life Love

Seniors on the Coast – July/Aug 2019 Later in Life LOVE My mum’s masseuse is trying to ‘introduce’ her to a lovely man. She thinks it’s hilarious and hopeless as she has long since settled into highly fulfilling solo living and will most likely happily stay that way until [...]

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100 Years creating the new human

Kidz on the Coast - JUNE 2019 100 EDITIONS SPECIAL 100 Years creating the new human Happy 100th issue Kidz on the Coast.   And congratulations on the new evolution of the magazine. So much can grow and develop in 100 issues or 100 days. What about 100 years! What [...]

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