"Music that inspires gratitude, hope & healing." Amy Sky, Olivia Newton-John & Beth Nielsen Chapman

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Before we move forward, let’s look back at some of the good work by the LIV ON artists

Before we move forward, let’s look back at some of the good work by the LIV ON artists

    From the Santa Barbara Independent: LIV ON Free Concert at the Lobero Olivia Newton-John, Amy Sky, Beth Nielson Chapman To Perform on April 25 Thursday, April 19, 2018 by CHARLES DONELAN Olivia Newton-John will be joined by Amy Sky, Beth Nielson Chapman and a talented […]

My LIV ON Story by Olivia Newton-John

My LIV ON Story by Olivia Newton-John

The LIV ON project was conceived out of the desire to transform my grief into healing. My sister, Rona had just died of glioblastoma and I was suffering greatly from her sudden death. I’ve always turned to music to process my emotions and help heal […]

LIV ON in Concert / Tour Dates

LIV ON in Concert / Tour Dates

 

It’s true! Amy Sky, Olivia Newton-John & Beth Nielsen Chapman are ready to hit the road again this fall!

We’re so thankful for the amazing support of fans like you! Check out https://www.livonmusic.com/tour/ for tickets.

Hope to see you at one of our concerts!

The Story Behind the Song “Fulfilled” / Singer, Songwriter, Steve Real

The Story Behind the Song “Fulfilled” / Singer, Songwriter, Steve Real

About three years ago, I sat at the piano and started to play a melody I’d been hearing in my head.  The only lyric that came to mind as I was playing it was “fulfilled.” I remember sitting there thinking about my father-in-law who had […]

Actively Moving Forward: College Students Helping Each Other, Helping Themselves by Fran Solomon

Actively Moving Forward: College Students Helping Each Other, Helping Themselves by Fran Solomon

Empowered Through Grief! Until now, HealGrief has been an online social support network for people who are grieving, bereaved or for those just wanting to support them. With an average of 2 people dying every second, potentially we serve the millions of those left behind. […]

On the Deaths of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher: Love Well, Live Now

On the Deaths of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher: Love Well, Live Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss can divide us, but it can also unite us, as we are seeing in the case of Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Collectively we are trying to make sense of a large public loss that has affected many individually. Why? Because we invite film and the experience of it into our homes.
With that said, I believe Carrie was waiting for her mother on the other side of the very thin veil that separates the human form from the soul/spirit.

I think it is important to note however, that just because one parent dies soon after his/her child dies, does not mean that the parent loved his/her child more than any other parent who loses a child. I will write more on broken heart syndrome soon.

In the meantime, let’s all flood each other with kindness and understanding without platitudes or judgement. And yes, let’s be aware that the physical manifestation of grief can be traumatic stress on a body that is already undergoing stress due to age/health issues or other issues that we, the general public, may be unaware of.

Most important? Live now. Tell the people you love that you do indeed, love them. Park the phone and look these special souls in the eye — and say to him/her “Love you madly” or “So glad you’re in my life.” Plus, for gosh sakes resolve conflict with those important to you. Finish your unfinished business.

 

Why? Because as Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher just proved, you never, ever know when you will take your last breath. The body may die, but love lasts.

Sending love to all of you,

Dianne Gray / @diannebgray (Twitter)

Grief / Communications, LIV ON

Healing Grief Through Grace / Rev. Sue Wintz, Healthcare Chaplaincy Network

Healing Grief Through Grace / Rev. Sue Wintz, Healthcare Chaplaincy Network

The thought of describing one’s journey of grief as “grace” seems unsettling, if not impossible. Grace, after all, is typically defined as elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion or action – or in many religious traditions as mercy, clemency or pardon. How in the […]

Feelings of Grief May Be Magnified During The Holidays / Jon Radulovic, National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

Feelings of Grief May Be Magnified During The Holidays / Jon Radulovic, National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

The holidays are often thought of as a joyful time of the year, filled with sights and sounds of seasonal cheer. Yet for people struggling with the death of a family member or other loved one, the holidays can be a difficult time. The season […]

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Watch Olivia, Beth & Amy on The Doctors, Wednesday, October 19! #LIV ON

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Hope. Thrive. Remember. My LIV ON Story | Olivia Newton-John

Hope. Thrive. Remember. My LIV ON Story | Olivia Newton-John

  The LIV ON project was conceived out of the desire to transform my grief into healing. My sister, Rona had just died of glioblastoma and I was suffering greatly from her sudden death. I’ve always turned to music to process my emotions and help heal my heart. So to help […]