Equine Resources

Bay Area Equestrian Network
The Bay Area Equestrian Network is a wonderful resource for horse interests of all kinds in the bay area and in California. Tara found her amazing horse Comanche through this network! 

Eponaquest
Eponaquest is the organization where Tara studied with Linda Kohanov, writer of 'The Tao of Equus' and 'Power of the Herd'. Linda has created a innovative human-equine approach for developing emotional intelligence, leadership and relationship skills and offers a variety of experiential learning programs and in-depth retreats for equestrian and non-equestrian guests. 

 

Grief/Death Resources

Coping with Loss: 115 Helpful Websites on Grief & Bereavement
This is a great place to start for anyone experiencing grief or supporting someone though the process. This wonderful resource lists 115 websites that are helpful during the Grief Journey.

 

Final Passages
Final Passages is a non-profit, educational institute and resource center dedicated to conscious dying, and a holistic, green, compassionate and dignified alternative to conventional funeral and after-death practices.

 

Francis Weller
Francis Weller is the author of Tara’s favorite grief book, 'The Wild Edge of Sorrow'. Francis Weller, MFT, is a psychotherapist, writer and soul activist. He is a master of synthesizing diverse streams of thought from psychology, anthropology, mythology, alchemy, indigenous cultures and poetic traditions. He offers grief support through private session and grief rituals to the public.

 

Full Circle Living and Dying Collective
The Full Circle Living and Dying Collective is an organization in Grass Valley, CA that Tara belongs to.  The organization strives to educate the community on all topics regarding to death. It provides information on dying care, after death care/home funerals, green burial, creative dying process, ceremony and grief rituals. 

 

Orphan Wisdom | Stephen Jenkinson
Stephen Jenkinson is the author of 'DieWise' and the subject of the film 'Grief Walker'. He is a talented storyteller, teacher, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, a teaching house and learning house for the skills of deep living and making human culture. It is rooted in knowing history, being claimed by ancestry, working for a time yet to come.

Refuge in Grief
Refuge in Grief is an emotionally intelligent grief support website offering a grief blog written by Megan Devine, grief writing classes and general support to know you’re not alone in your grief process.


Misc Resources

Scott Valentino | Sevmedia
Scott Valentino is a web extraordinaire whose creative genius and teaching style helped to pull together this website in a constructive style.