A website and book authored by Frank Ostaseski, the co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project. Based on Frank’s own experience of working in hospice care, he offers a unique, comforting, and practical wisdom on how to work and live alongside grief in your life.
A website created by David Kessler, one of the world’s foremost expert on grief and loss. It provides free resources on loss and grief, connections to grief groups and an overview of the Five stages of Grief.
In this book, the psychologist and Buddhist Sameet M. Kumar offers an alternative approach to grief: accepting and feeling it, and then using it as opportunity for growth and finding meaning.
A page with advice on grief and loss and how to navigate it. This guide also offers links to other useful information in the “resources” section.
In this book The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief, psychotherapist Francis Weller provides an essential guide for navigating the deep waters of sorrow and loss in a lyrical yet practical handbook.
A non-profit that offers a wealth of resources and services to support children, teens, families, and adults in the grieving process.
A collective of men and women in their 20’s – 30’s who’ve been touched by a significant loss who host dinner parties to share a meal and discuss loss, grief, death & dying.
Breathing Wind is a podcast about grief, parent loss, change, and healing. Founded by Sarah Davis, this podcast began as a collection of stories highlighting the shared experience of losing parents at a young(er) age. Season Two’s focus is on healing.
– The Use of Mindfulness as a Younger Caregiver [free session]
– Mindful Family Caregiving 4-Part Online Series
– Open Death Conversation Online Forum
– Foundations of Mindful Caregiving 1-Day In-person Course
– Foundations of Mindful Caregiving 4-Part Online Series
– Mindful Approaches to Caring for Someone Close to Death [free session]
– Grief and the Holidays: A Day of Support
Facing our own death, or that of a friend or family member, often elicits powerful emotions. To support us through this process Zen Caregiving Project have created a list of webinars, blogs, articles and websites that focus on death, dying and grief.
We hope these resources are helpful and encourage you to share them with anyone you feel may benefit from them.
Want to talk about death? You’re not alone. This page lists a number of organizations and websites that explore death from all angles, and encourage discussion around loss and death.
Coping with grief can be painful and challenging. Here we provide some resources and links to other organizations that can support you in your grieving process.
In this blog, Donna Woodward, a hospice volunteer, shares a useful checklist and templates to help us get our affairs in order before we die, reducing work for those who survive us.
A blog by Zen Caregiving Project sharing mindfulness and compassion-based approaches to managing loss and grief.
In this ZCP webinar we explore ways that mindfulness can help us truly experience the grief that is present for us, allowing us to accept more and suffer less.
This recording for Caring Across Generation’s Caregiver Corner shares techniques and practices for managing losses, big and small.
In this podcast, our Executive Director, Roy Remer, speaks about death and dying in the Zen tradition.
The bathing ritual, in which a body is bathed after the person has died, has been a part of Zen Caregiving Project’s rituals since it was founded. This blog explains its significance as a grief ritual.