owner of It’s all about the bean
Dominic Murgido earned multiple degrees in criminal justice, instructed college courses as an adjunct professor, and is a master coffee roaster. He retired from careers in retail loss prevention and social services. He founded a bereavement support group, sudSSpirit, a few years after the sudden unexpected death of his wife. He publishes a quarterly newsletter of the same name. Besides being a grief advocate who provides support and solace to those who are grieving, Dominic is also an advocate for safe driving by providing awareness and a voice to legislators to increase education and training for safe driving practices as well as penalties as they relate to traffic violations that cause injury and death. Dominic is a writer, editor, commentator, speaker and author. His first book is titled Miss Your FOREVER: Reflections After the Death of a Spouse. His second book is titled In a Heartbeat: A Tale of Reflection, Faith, Hope, and Resilience (a memoir).
Dominic is available for speaking engagements concerning the grieving process, book signings, and meet the author events.
Dominic is the founder of sudSSpirit, a bereavement support group for the sudden unexpected death of a spouse or significant other that meets regularly.
The group is also open to those that lost a spouse, partner, engaged, living together but not married who have lost the love of their life through a disease or terminal illness.
Dominic has published two books based on life experiences, and he continues to write today.
Dominic is working on a third book concerning his grief journey and what has helped him through the years.
Founder and master coffee roaster, Dominic, continues this one time coffee shop and small online business as a hobby today.
Dominic is available for speaking engagements concerning the origin of coffee and the coffee roasting process to groups, clubs, and organizations.
Please Note: Dominic is always available for speaking engagements concerning his personal grief journey, the grieving process in general, his grief support group and seasonal newsletters, book signings, and meet the author events. Dominic is also available for speaking engagements concerning the interesting origin of coffee, fun facts and statistics about coffee, and the coffee roasting process to groups, clubs, organizations, and events.
sudSSpirit Winter 2023 Newsletter now available under sudSSpirit tab – Newsletters
Death Cafe, Monday March 27th 7 PM Goggleworks Art Center, Reading, PA. Free to attend but you must register through the Exeter Community Library. There will be two short films shown in the Boscov Theatre followed with discussion. Refreshments served. For more information, contact library, their website or facebook page.
sudSSpirit monthly meeting Tuesday March 28, 2023 Exeter Community Library 6 PM. For more information click on sudSSpirit tab.
MAY DAY Metaphysical Market Saturday April 29th 11AM to 3 PM Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901 I will be one of many authors and other vendors selling jewelry, quartz, crystals, candles, and many other items . Stop by and say Hello.
The Circle of Life Coalition Presents: “Resilience and Learning to Live with Grief” Successful author and devoted CoLC Advisory Board member Dominic Murgido will define resilience in grief, utilizing personal experiences from his own grief journey. He will also discuss the value of taking risks, making choices, and self-reflection; while healing one day at a time. Available here under the sudSSpirit tab in Resources and on circleoflifecoalition.org
“Awaken Your Souls Journey: Living Life after Loss” An interview with Dominic Murgido by Angela Clement. Available here under the sudSSpirit tab in Resources.
Coming Soon: Interview with Dominic Murgido on Circle of Life Coalition Berks Community Television (BCTV)
UPDATE on my writing: Working on a manuscript with the hope that it will be accepted by the publisher later this year with a publication date of 2024.
Dominic is available via email and Facebook.