A blogsite by Shelley Whizin, Founder of the Soul Diving Institute

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You have found your way to LoveLifeandBeyond.com, because somehow the subject of life and living, death and dying have come up in your thoughts or experiences. You could be that occasional thinker who is just curious, or maybe you’d like to know how to be with someone who is dying in a way that brings a sense of calm and peace. You might be someone who just found out that you have a life limiting illness yourself, and need some guidance on what to do now, how to approach your life, how to create a medical and personal support team, or how to create a funeral, memorial or celebration of life service. Whatever the reason, whomever it is for, I am glad you decided to visit. I thank you for taking time to look through the site. I sincerely hope you walk away with something that eases your way with a sense of grace by your side.  Feel free to contact me for any questions or concerns you may have.

My life’s passion and mandate is to gently, lovingly teach, support and guide individuals and their families through the living and dying experience of a loved one. My mission is to help you navigate through the fears, the sadness, the grief, the overwhelm, and the heartbreak of losing a loved one, or yourself, and all the emotions involved in the life to dying process to find a sense of solace within.”

– Shelley Whizin Founder, Soul Diving Institute, Professional Life and Death Teacher and Guide, Certified Death Midwife, Ordained Minister, Certified National Trainer for The Twilight Brigade, Speaker

Shelley Whizin


What Do You Say to Someone Who is Dying

Introduction It’s never easy to see someone you love dying, let alone knowing what to say when all you feel words that are knots in your throat and searing pain fills your heart in waves. It’s also challenging to not know what not say or even how to behave. ...

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Motivational Podcasts

“The Way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.”- Tony Robbins Introduction In this article, we will explore the phenomenon of podcasts and how they have taken their position in our society today, making them a...

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25 Helpful Ideas of What to Say on Funeral Flowers

When someone dies, it can cause emotional pain for those close to them. Those left behind become overwhelmed and suppressed by grief. They will need your support. As the outsider, you are concerned about adding to this person’s pain and not wanting to say the wrong...

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How to Write Funeral Condolences and Sympathy Messages

Life, for people who are grieving, will never be the same again.They will struggle with moments of loneliness, sadness and even depression.Your funeral condolences and sympathy messages can be the healing balm to someone’s heart, when they grieve the loss of a loved...

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“If we wish to die well, we must learn how to live well: Hoping for a peaceful death we must cultivate peace in our mind, and in our way of life.” — The Dalai Lama