Video message

Leaving a "Goodbye" Video message using MyWishes

Overview More and more people are filming videos of themselves to be shown after their death. These can be hugely powerful ways to both say” goodbye” and leave a lasting video legacy. DeadSocial’s free ‘goodbye’ tool…


social media will

Digital Legacy Checklist

Overview The actions we take, the way we behave and the choices we make in life help to shape the legacy we leave behind in death. These actions are increasingly being carried out and overtly spoken about online. By thinking about our digital…


My Funeral Wishes document

How to find someone's 'My Funeral Wishes' document

This guide will first help you to understand what different formats ‘My Funeral Wishes’ documents can be saved as. It will then provide advice as to how to find someone’s document if you think they had stated their funeral wishes…


My Funeral Playlist

How to create and share your funeral playlist on MyWishes

What is a funeral playlist A funeral playlist is a collection of songs and poems that someone would like to be played, sung or spoken at someone’s funeral. Why should I create a funeral playlist? If music is an important part of your life you may…


Bucket list App

How to create a Bucket List on MyWishes

Overview A bucket list is a list of items someone would like to do or achieve before they die. The phrase originates from the term “kicked the bucket”. Creating a Bucket List No matter our age, financial or health circumstances we can…


MyWishes Privacy

How to make your public MyWishes profile, private!

The documents created on MyWishes are private. Once completed they can be downloaded and shared with those you trust within your friendship group, with family members of professionals (for example your doctor, a solicitor or your appointed funeral…


Bespoke funeral

How to arrange a funeral

“It takes a few minutes to plan out a funeral. You’ll want to do what the person who has died wanted. And, together with those closest to the person who has died, you will also want to do what you feel you need to do”. – Charles…


Why you need a Digital Will (aka a Socail Medial Will)

“People should leave clear instructions about what should happen to their social media, computer games and other online accounts after their death, according to the law society “– The Law Society (UK) “If you have social media profiles…


Lawrence Darani

How to create an ethical will

What is an ethical will?   “Unlike a ‘last will and testament’ disposing of one’s estate or an advanced directive for health care decisions, an ethical will is not legally binding. Rather, a good ethical will transmits values, life lessons,…