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Welcome to Talking Matters, a blog featuring updates, stories, and interviews from The Conversation Project. Check back each week for a new post!

Dear Loved Ones: Please Play Music
By Hattie Bryant, 06/20/2019

There is no better time than now—with me in my 69th year—to make clear to all of you how I want to spend the last few years, months, weeks and days of my life on…

…an advance directive is a way of extending my fatherly caring into a future when I will be the object of attention – and emotional distress. Envisioning such scenes, I imagine that my daughters might wish for my arm around their shoulders.

Are You Kind of Nauseated By All Of This?
By Sara Beth Berman, 04/09/2018

Sara Beth Berman is a writer and experiential educator living and working in New York City. She is finishing her first book, a memoir about love, loss, and hilarity. Find her on Kveller, Alma, Instagram…

How I Faced My Fear of The Conversation
By Molly Galler, 04/02/2018

Until last year, I wasn’t aware there was a National Healthcare Decision Day. As a little girl I developed a fear of needles, making all of my visits to the pediatrician, shall we say, dramatic….

Lasting Letters
Posted on 02/13/2018

In a guest blog post for The Conversation Project, Frish Brandt writes about the power of letter writing. Frish is a letter-mid wife and helps people write lasting letters. When thinking about what matters most…