Welcome to GoodGrief!

Good Grief! provides articles, newsletters, resources, and workshops for grief management & end of life discussion.

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Good Grief! is a site by Margaret Rice, aimed at facilitating conversation and providing resources for grief management & end of life discussion.

It’s also a place for you to indulge in a lighter side of grief, to seek relief, comfort and wisdom from those who’ve experienced it.

Have you got something to say about your experience of loss or sadness? A story to share? Would you like to find more about how to cope? Good Grief! is a page for everyone. You can contact Margaret here.

After all, we all know what grief is, even though we aren’t very good at talking about it.

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The Resource Hub

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I AM EXPERIENCING

GRIEF

Articles to help with grief in its many forms.

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I WANT TO PLAN

A GOOD DEATH

The tools and strategies used in advanced planning

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I AM

CARING

Caring for others or yourself is an important part of life

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I WANT TO CONNECT WITH

COMMUNITY

Finding community & connection with others

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I WANT TO UNDERSTAND

COVID19

Articles on the pandemic and stories from those affected by it

Articles

Grief and palliative care articles and discussions

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Video Series: Practical Care at the End of Life

We're very excited to be able to share a new set of short, practical videos about personal care at end-of-life. Good Grief! and Kellie Cooper-Smith discuss how to provide personal care at the end-of-life.

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Conversations & Workshops

Margaret Rice hosts periodic events, book discussions and workshops

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A Good Death Book By Maragret Rice 2019

Books

Amazon is selling A Good Death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life.

Click here to read a sample chapter of A Good Death

A Good Death by Margaret Rice is available to purchase via Booktopia or Dymocks.

Latest Articles

Bombs and bloodshed will not win Ukraine for Russia - James Spenceley at Mykhailivska Square , Kyiv.

Bombs and bloodshed will not win Ukraine for Russia.

June 20, 2022

Russia, bombs will not win Ukraine. They might bring a short-term victory. But Ukraine will resist – with growing and longterm support from everyday people around the globe. Once these people would not have mattered. But the world is now more connected, so individuals everywhere can energise a cause. People … Read more

'We're shouting out about 'A community undertaking' - the identical twins

Tender Funerals – a shout out for their ‘Community undertaking’.

June 19, 2022

We’re shouting out about ‘A Community Undertaking’, featuring a great innovation in funerals on ABC’s Australian Story tomorrow night. One of our first discoveries when we started Good Grief! was Tender Funerals of Port Kembla. It’s raw, rich and true to community. And this refreshing way of managing funerals is … Read more

A video about showering for someone dying at home - Kellie Cooper Smith's Fact Sheet.

A video about showering for someone dying at home.

June 17, 2022

Here are Good Grief’s four videos about showering, in our series on companioning someone dying at home. In each one, home palliative care worker Kellie Cooper-Smith shares her practical wisdom about showering for someone dying at home. These tasks seem so simple and straight forward when you’re well. But when … Read more