7 Tools for Making Sense of Life & Death


Online Program

Anchor, ground, and stay strong in these tender and tumultuous times with heart-centred and holistic tools.

Exploring the reality of our mortality and preparing for our some-day, one-day, inevitable death is a portal for living and loving fully. 

7 Tools for Making Sense of Life & Death 
will facilitate your personal-discovery process and create the necessary foundation to support all your end-of-life planning activities. 

"Full of powerful questions, this beautiful inquiry brought me deeper into my heart—which is where I want to live from …"

—Danielle LaPorte, Creator,
The Desire Map Program

At Willow,

our goal is to transform end-of-life planning into a rich opportunity for personal growth and community connections. Our tools and resources help you check things off your to-do list and support you to clarify who and what matter most. 

Michelle Pante and Reena Lazar are pragmatic and heart-centered end-of-life planning educators and coaches as well as curriculum designers, presenters and facilitators.
With training in deathcare, conflict resolution and communications, they share a passion for using the conversation around death as a pathway to growth and healing for individuals, communities and the planet.

"Reena and Michelle are rock-stars! Their approach to all things living and dying is full of love and practical wisdom."

—Deanna Cochran, Founder, CareDoula ® Certification Program and Author, Accompanying the Dying: Practical, Heart-Centered Wisdom for End-of-Life Doulas and Health Care Advocates

Why should you do this program?

This program provides the essential foundation for all pragmatic end-of-life planning and will inspire you to live your best life now.

Willow’s 7 Tools for Making Sense of Life & Death is an expedition into all that matters in the end, and therefore, all that matters now.  It will help you base your end-of-life planning on your values, priorities and beliefs and lay the groundwork for you to be as prepared as possible for the inevitable.

Who is this program for?

This program is for those of you who:

  • never got started with your end-of-life planning,
  • started but got stuck, or 
  • completed some planning  tasks, but aren’t satisfied with the outcome. 


It’s also for those of you who are ready to consciously contemplate your mortality, so that you can live your best life now. 

Spending no more than one hour a day for 10  days, Michelle and Reena will guide you through the 7 Tools for Making Sense of Life & Death workbook, with examples, stories, and many extra tools and resources.

How Does the Program Work?

As soon as you purchase this self-study program, it’s yours to work on, at your own pace. 

  • Each “lesson” unlocks as soon as the previous one is complete. 
  • We suggest completing the program in 10 days and will send you an optional daily email prompt to help you get it done
  • Go as fast or slow as you wish and know that you can review and redo the program as often as you like. 
  • You can do this solo, in pairs or in a group of family and friends. 

Self-Study Online Program

"Completing the online program has really grounded me in the face of the current epidemic. With clarity about who and what matter most, the current events have simply called me to focus even more intently on exactly that."

—Karen Hendrickson, Life Coach, End of Life Doula &  Licensed Willow EOL Facilitator

Topics Covered in the Program:

When and how to plan
End-of-life planning priorities
Core values and how they impact your living and dying
Hopes and fears around your inevitable death
Learning from the past
Who and what matter most
Health and personal-care priorities
Final wishes
How to move forward

Lifetime Access
as long as Willow sells this program, it’s yours to access.

What's Included in the Online Program

Digital, Fillable Workbook
a $17 value item for you to keep, revisit, and revise.

11 Videos (5-20 minutes each)
guiding you through the workbook, prompting you to complete the exercises or answer the questions. BONUS: many exercises in the videos don’t appear in the workbook.

4 Resource Sheets
A Compilation of Hopes and Fears
9 Things to Include in your Departure Directions
7 Videos that Shaped Our Journey
7 Books that Shaped Our Journey

5 Additional Tools
Program-Progress Checklist
Reality of Our Mortality Planning Checklist
How to Stop Procrastinating with End-of-Life Planning
5-Minute Legacy Love Letter
How to Write Your Heart Will Guide.


We all know that preparing for our eventual death will give us peace of mind and make it easier for those we leave behind. 

This program is that, and so much more. 

7 Tools for Making Sense of Life & Death will light up your life and leave you feeling enriched, energized and connected.  

“I just finished your 7 Tools for Making Sense of Life and Death online program. I’ve moved from overwhelmed and not knowing where to start with my EoL planning to feeling totally organized, empowered and supported going forward. It’s the best online course I’ve taken. Thank you.”

—Jennie Sparkes, Compassionate End-of-Life Advocate

"Reena and Michelle are pioneers. A magic combination of pragmatic and purposeful, Willow's personal-discovery and planning tools will fire you up to get into action with your end-of-life planning and to live your best life."

—Dr. Karen M. Wyatt, Author, 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying

"Willow's tools are an essential component of any end-of-life planning and will only augment other planning work you have already done."

—Ngaio Davis, Founder and Managing Director of KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony

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