In this podcast, Lisa Jones talks with Rick Randall about getting your legal affairs in order before you pass away. They talk about the importance of taking care of the difficult times in our lives, what is a Loving Trust and the terminal illness process.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Lisa talks about Rick’s occupation – 2:30
  • Rick’s Background – 2:35
  • Lisa talks about Rick’s book: Empowered Estate Plan – 3:04
  • Rick has a Podcast: “The Truth about Estate Planning” – 3:09
  • Traditional planning” – 4:11
  • The importance of having your estate plan in order before you pass away – 7:02
  • Rick shares with us how he became interested in estate planning – 8:41
  • The importance of teaching the classification of estate planning – 14:00
  • Rick’s story about the “Loving Trust” – 16:42
  • What is a Loving Trust – 18:53
  • Lisa shares her father’s Estate Planning – 20:10
  • Rick talks about a “Life Review” – 25:06
  • They talk about the terminal illness process – 27:27
  • Rick shares with us how an estate plan works – 30:40
  • Lisa reads some cards about estate planning – 31:50
  • The dash between the year of your birth and the year of your death –  39:05
  • Get in touch with Rick Randall – 47:15
  • Lisa reads some cards for us: about doing our estate planning – 50:05


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

Only a few know the importance of having your estate plan in order before you pass away Click To Tweet

No Regrets

In this podcast, Lisa talks about the top five regrets: a life transformation by a departure.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • First regret: I wish I had lived my life thru myself and not the life others expected of me – 0:57
  • Second regret: I wish I hadn’t worked so hard – 2:03
  • Third Regret: I wish I had the courage to express my feelings – 3:06
  • Lisa tells us that the more you share your feelings you can be happier with people – 4:01
  • Fourth Regret: I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends – 4:20
  • Lisa challenges us to reach two or three of our old friends – 4:50
  • Fifth Regret: I wish I had let myself be happier – 5:35
  • Lisa express us another regret that her husband Ian had before he died – 6:53
  • Lisa tells us Ian’s regret: He didn’t help enough people – 8:51
  • Lisa explains to us the meaning of “I wish I could help more people” – 11:08
  • Lisa reads some cards about regrets, living life and dying – 15:02
  • Your life is short so think about what you want to do because you may not get a second chance – 18:09


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

Your life is short so think about what you want to do because you may not get a second chance Click To Tweet

Letting Go

In this podcast, Lisa talks about her experience around her father’s death but also all the other things in our lives that die as well. The end of a career, kids who have grown and leave their father’s house, when you retire of a job or the end a relationship. All of those things are “small deaths” and for some people, these experiences can give you emotional traumas.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Lisa talks about the process of letting go – 1:41
  • She explains to us that in our lives we have zero control – 2:30
  • The first step to letting go is feeling without resisting it – 3:09
  • She recommends us the book “Letting Go” by David Hawkins – 3:28
  • Lisa shares with us her experience as a child and her dad’s death- 6:40
  • How to let go feelings of loss and sadness- 9:58
  • Lisa reads some cards about letting go – 10:33
  • Taking responsibility for your feelings – 12:10
  • Start working on yourself and figure out a way to let go of the past – 14:25


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

Start working on yourself and figure out a way to let go of the past Click To Tweet

Animal Death Talk

In today’s episode Lisa shares her thoughts on how animals behave around death and how different that approach is from the one our human society has.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Special Listener Gift


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.

 


Bodhi Be is helping people by recognizing death as a sacred and spiritual passage. He is the Executive Director of Doorway Into Light, a 501c3 nonprofit educational and charitable organization. The organization is engaged in advocacy and educational programs regarding Death and Dying on Maui, Hawaii, with families and professionals in the field.

Doorway Into Light is also actively engaged in helping dying people, their families and care-givers. He runs the Death Store as well as has a funeral home which is the only nonprofit and only certified green funeral home in Hawaii, where he offers low-cost, personalized, green burials and ocean body burials.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • How Bodhi got interested in death – 1:32
  • His first experience with death – 3:31
  • Why he created the most unique and special funeral home in Hawaii – 4:38
  • A death phobic culture and what we can do about it – 10:19
  • The toxins that go into the burial process – 14:22
  • How to have a green burial – 16:13
  • The death training program – 20:55
  • Lisa doing a reading for Bodhi – 28:35


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

We live in a death-phobic world, everything dies but people 'pass away' Click To Tweet

Connecting to Spirit

Lisa shares her previous experiences connecting with passed away loved ones and how you should approach these. Also she gives us tips to help us be more aware of “signs”.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Lisa talks about her first holiday without her husband – 1:16
  • She talks about seeing her husband as a ghost – 2:06
  • She talks about another’s experience – 4:17
  • Tips to be aware of signs – 5:50
  • You have to have faith and believe – 6:20
  • The way our beloved ones communicate with us is through our thoughts  – 7:00
  • If you are thinking of your passed away loved ones, they’re thinking of you – 11:28
  • Lisa reads some cards about connecting with our passed away loved ones – 12:06


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

If you are thinking of your passed away loved ones, they're thinking of you Click To Tweet

Why People Fear Death

Lisa talks the many reason why people fear death and why they don’t wanna talk about it. She also gives us advice on how to prepare for death and mentions an event she will attend from IANDS, the International Association for Near-Death Studies.

about a support group that had been through the Lisa shares with us why people don’t want to talk about the depressing topic of death she also talks about if we should fear death or not.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Some people don’t want to talk about death – 1:28
  • When does dead become so scary? – 2:05
  • Each of us is going to die – 3:40
  • There are some ways that you can prepare for death – 4:32
  • Lisa talks about IANDS, the International Association for Near-Death Studies – 6:55
  • What life is all about – 8:45
  • Life isn’t an ending, it’s a beginning – 10:05
  • Lisa reads some cards about people’s fear of death – 13:08
  • Don’t avoid conversations about death – 15:10


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

Life isn't an ending, it's a beginning Click To Tweet

Lisa helps us realize the blessing and the gift that death is. She explains to us how she told her children their father was dying and the importance of having this conversation with them.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Lisa shares with us the ages of her children when the doctors told her the disease of her husband –  1:40
  • Her husband, Ian, was denying the idea that he could die at that moment – 3:00
  • She shares with us a story about a trip she took to Seattle – 4:08
  • What helped her have the conversation with her children – 5:08
  • She shares with us since when the conversation of death was around – 8:12
  • Lisa shares with us the beautiful conversation that she and her husband had – 10:30
  • She advises people not to hide information from the children – 12:30
  • The moment when she told her children that their father died – 14:00
  • Lisa recommends a book: “Letting go” – 18:10
  • Lisa reads some cards about telling your children about the imminent death of either their mom or dad – 19:10
  • She shares with us the importance of gratitude – 20:00


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

If a parent is about to die it’s important to have that conversation with the children, hiding that information from them is not a good idea Click To Tweet

Hear why you shouldn’t say “I’m so sorry for your loss” to someone who’s lost a loved one. Lisa also talks about how to support those who are dealing with loss.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode

 

Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • She tells us some stories of people that lost someone beloved – 1:34
  • She tells us that she will start a campaign to change the way that we talk to people when they lose someone – 2:00
  • Lisa talks about the significance of the expression “I’m so sorry for your lost” – 2:40
  • The ideal thing to do for others in loss – 3:10
  • What would you like to hear from someone else when you lose a beloved person – 4:45
  • Why death is an awkward situation – 5:08
  • Lisa reads some cards to change the way we look at death – 6:10
  • How to support people at the time of lost a beloved one – 8:08
  • What is the best step for us to take – 9:05

 

Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.

Click here to subscribe with iTunes
Click here to follow on Spotify
Click here to subscribe with Stitcher
Click here to subscribe with RSS


Tweet and Share:

Hear why you shouldn’t say 'I'm so sorry for your loss' to someone who’s lost a loved one Click To Tweet

Patty Lennon is a former corporate banker who transitioned to be a life coach. She shares with us the story about her mother’s illness and how she ultimately helped her cross over to the other side.

Do you have an exploring death story you’d like to share with Lisa? Please leave a comment on the podcast or contact Lisa at LisaExploringDeath@gmail.com


Links and Resources from this Episode


Special Listener Gift


Show Notes

  • Patty explains her mother’s illness – 2:43
  • The starting point of Patty’s mother transition to the other side – 4:37
  • Understanding the beautiful experience that our loved ones go through when they die – 7:30
  • Patty shares the last moments of her mother – 9:00
  • Patty’s mother regrets that she hadn’t written the book of love – 11:10
  • Patty thinks that we are in constant communion with the divine – 16:50
  • Patty shares how she saw her dead aunt – 17:30
  • The importance of chakra and intuitive area – 19:20
  • Patty shares the story about the day that her mother passed away – 21:35
  • Lisa also shares her story about her mother’s death – 27:00
  • Patty tells us that Lisa’s book helps to understand death – 29:09
  • Patty tells us how her mom came back to her months after her death – 31:20
  • Lisa reads some cards for Patty – 36:19
  • Lisa reads some cards for us about spending the last few days with someone that you love – 40:40


Review, Subscribe and Share

If you like what you hear please leave a review by clicking here

Make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast so you get the latest episodes.


Tweet and Share:

We must understand the beautiful experience that our loved ones go through when they die (Click to Tweet)