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In this episode, we are joined by Progressive Funeral Director, Louise Winter who is also one half of the creative team behind the popular Life.Death.Whatever initiative to redesign the dialogue around death and dying.
Louise talks with Stephen about her mission to get people to talk more openly about death and dying, reframing how we talk about death and what she has learned about living as a result.
She also discusses the importance of people coming together to say their goodbyes and sharing the experience.
Louise’s book ‘We All Know How This Ends – Lessons about life and living from working with death and dying’ – is out now.
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In our latest episode, Stephen sits down with Stacey Heale. Clover is former academic, turned writer and TEDx speaker. In this discussion the mother of two talk about difference between expectation and reality of death and grieving.
In our latest episode, Stephen sits down with Clover Stroud. Clover is acclaimed journalist and Sunday Times bestseller. In this chat Clover and Stephen explore what death teaches us about life, how to navigate grief and the gift that death has given to Clover. She’s also the author of The Red of My Blood which is as much about life as it is death
In our latest episode, Stephen sits down with Mary-Frances O’Connor. Mary is an associate professor at the University of Arizona, where she leads the grief, loss and social stress (Glass) lab, investigating the effects of grief on the brain and the body. She’s also the author of The Grieving Brain: How We Learn from Love and Loss.
In the second episode of our third series, we meet Seamus O'Mahony, a retired consultant gastroenterologist who worked most recently at Cork University Hospital in Ireland as well as at NHS hospitals in England. Seamus has established himself as a well-regarded commentator on modern medicine and healthcare systems.
For the first episode of our new season, we're talking to Kimberley Greaves, a 44-year-old widow and mother of two. Tragically, at just 44 years old, her husband, Andrew, died after being diagnosed with bladder cancer three and a half years before.