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Grief and Grieving

Finding Light in the Darkness

"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."  Joseph Campbell I'll admit that this time of year brings with it an underlying current of sadness for me. I was reminded recently how many people suffer in this season of joy because they've lost a…
Cathy Wurzer
December 24, 2019
Grief and Grieving

Actions Speak Louder…

A good friend of mine recently gave me this necklace and because I never took Latin, I had to look up its meaning. My friend knows me well.  "Deeds. Not words."  I've spent my entire working life reporting on what others' have to say and their actions or lack thereof.…
Cathy Wurzer
December 6, 2019
News

Why Does This Matter?

I can clear out a cocktail party when someone asks what I've been doing outside of my radio and TV work. The raised eyebrows and nervous chuckles after I tell them about the End in Mind mission to transform the public conversation around death and dying sometimes gets a polite…
Cathy Wurzer
November 12, 2019
End of Life Wisdom

As Twilight Closes In

There's a time when all of us will need to say goodbye to this world and to our loved ones. At End in Mind, we think this difficult but meaningful transition can be made a little easier if there is some clarity surrounding key decisions as life winds down. It…
Cathy Wurzer
October 7, 2019
Artful Living and DyingPurposeful Living

It’s About Time

I've been thinking a lot about time and what feels like a constant lack of it in my life. There is a lot to juggle between professional and personal obligations and projects not to mention navigating the usual pressures and stresses of life. I've been irritated and anxious of late,…
Cathy Wurzer
September 25, 2019
Advance Care Directives

Crucial Conversations

I smiled when this envelope arrived in the mail. I like being known as a “Conversation Starter.” That’s what we do at End in Mind. We start conversations, not only about how you hope the end of your life goes, but how you want to live your life, even when…
Cathy Wurzer
September 9, 2019
Advance Care Directives

Pondering the End

I'm a broadcaster. I rarely get to see, much less talk to my audience so it's never clear how my work affects them unless I get a thank- you message or hate mail.` At End in Mind, we try to follow up with people who attend our live community events…
Cathy Wurzer
August 28, 2019