Death Cafe profile for Helen Joanna

Location: Indonesia

About Helen Joanna:

I am currently a senior at the Green School Bali, and am exploring the topic of death for my senior project. I am originally from the United States but have lived abroad for my whole life.

What brings you to Death Cafe?

An interest in diving into deeper inquiry on the topic of deaht and dying. I believe that death is one of the most pressing issues of our time and that my generation should help in reintegrating this topic into our daily lives.

Helen Joanna's posts on the Death Cafe website

Death Cafe: Bali Death Cafe 2.0

Posted by Helen Joanna on March 12, 2019, 1:56 a.m.

With Helen Guyton

March 31, 2019, 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. (Central Indonesian Time)


I have always been fascinated by the topic of death, and am excited to explore it deeper with the participants that come! It will be hosted at a quiet space ...

Death Cafe write up: Bali Death Cafe

Posted by Helen Joanna on Feb. 19, 2019, 5 a.m.

We gathered on a cloudy afternoon at the Bridge space in Bali, halfway through the electricity went out which only added to the feeling of intimacy that had been growing. We had a mid-sized group of 10 people.


We mostly discussed our thoughts and feelings towards having conversations with loved ones about wishes for our own deaths and how to possibly initiate that conversation. Another topic that we touched on was how each person felt about their mortality, and how precious seizing the present moment is.

Death Cafe: Bali Death Cafe

Posted by Helen Joanna on Feb. 10, 2019, 7:37 p.m.

With Helen Guyton

Feb. 19, 2019, 3.30 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (Central Indonesia Time)

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I have always been fascinated with the topic of death and how it affects the society in which we live. As a part of my senior project at Green School ...