The Way of Conscious Death supports individuals in using each death and loss they encounter as a portal into greater depth and awareness. Listed below are some of the most helpful resources to support you on the Way.

Bastian, E. W. & Simon, T. (2010, January 5). Facing death to live fully. Insights at the edge podcast.

Chopra, D., Schlitz, M. & Simon, T. (2015, July 21). Death makes life possible. Insights at the edge podcast.

Levine, S. & Simon, T. (2010, December 7). Shedding anything other than the sacred. Insights at the edge podcast. &episode=2376

Chopra, D., Schlitz, M., & Murphy, A. (Producers) & Krigbaum, M. (Director). (2013). Death makes life possible: Transforming the fear of death into an inspiration for living and dying well [Motion picture]. US: Specialty Studios. Available at

Bastian, E. W. (2009). N. Miles-Yepez (Ed.), Living fully, dying well: Reflecting on death to find your life’s meaning. Edited by N. Miles-Yepez. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

Feinstein, D. & Krippner, S. (1988). Personal mythology: The psychology of your evolving self, using ritual, dreams, and imagination to discover your inner story. Los Angeles, CA: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc.

Feinstein, D. & Mayo, P. G. (1990). Rituals for living and dying: From life’s wounds to spiritual awakening. San Francisco, CA: Harper San Francisco.

Fenwick, P. & Fenwick, E. (2008). The art of dying: A journey to elsewhere. New York, NY & London, UK: Continuum Books.

Jenkinson, S. (2015). Die wise: A manifesto for sanity and soul. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books.

Kastenbaum, R. (1977). Death, society, & human experience. Maryland Heights, MO: Mosby Publishing.

Kelemen, S. (1974). Living your dying. Berkeley, CA: Center Press.

Levine, S. (1984). Meetings at the edge: Dialogues with the grieving and the dying, the healing and the healed. New York, NY: Anchor Books/Doubleday.

Levine, S. (1987). Healing into life and death. New York, NY: Anchor Books.

Levine, S. (1997). A year to live: How to live this year as if it were your last. New
York, NY: Three Rivers Press.

O’Kelly, E. & O’Kelly, C. (2007). Chasing daylight: How my forthcoming death transformed my life. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Pausch, R., & Zaslow, J. (2008). The last lecture. New York, NY: Hachette Books.

Schlitz, M. (2015). Death makes life possible: Revolutionary insights on living, dying, and the continuation of consciousness. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

Singh, K. D. (1998). The grace in dying: How we are transformed spiritually as we die. San Francisco, CA: Harper San Francisco.

***We update this resource list frequently, so please keep returning. And if you have resources that you would like us to consider including, email