End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, News

Death Doula….Grief/Bereavement Coach…Therapist: Which Title/Descripion Appeals to you?

The emotional crumbling started when she was 14 and a friend was killed in a car crash. By the time a close friend was murdered three years ago, the coping skills Bonnie Ludwig had for dealing with death were shattered — and she found herself one day on her knees on a sidewalk, sobbing obliviously. […]… Continue reading Death Doula….Grief/Bereavement Coach…Therapist: Which Title/Descripion Appeals to you?

Education, Humanity, News

Silence and Secrecy: Is it a Good Thing to Do?

Originally posted on Disrupted Physician: History teaches us that silence and secrecy are often the most effective tools of power. It hides things. “At times to be silent is to lie. You will win because you have enough brute force. But you will not convince. For to convince you need to persuade. And in order… via… Continue reading Silence and Secrecy: Is it a Good Thing to Do?

Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, News

14 Self-Defeating Thoughts To Avoid in Your Grief — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

Originally posted on griefministerdotcom: All of us have our weak moments in life–those moments when we doubt ourselves, our ability and our resources available to help us face up to the challenges of simply going forward in life. Therefore, it is very understandable how we mourners confronted with the overwhelming, all-consuming, energy-draining experience of grief can…… Continue reading 14 Self-Defeating Thoughts To Avoid in Your Grief — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

Humanity, ICU, News

When the H sounds, by Júlia Prieto — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

I'm Julia, psychologist internal resident. A few weeks ago I joined the service of the Hospital Clínico Universitario de Valencia to start my training and I bring good news. These new days have been exciting, and I never would have imagined that in my first meeting with the staff of Psychology would appear within the… via… Continue reading When the H sounds, by Júlia Prieto — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

End-of-Life, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Shared via Sacred Dying: The Decision to Stop Eating at the End of Life — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

End-of-life decisions for hospice patients may include voluntary stopping of eating and drinking. What does this mean for the patient and caregivers? Source: The Decision to Stop Eating at the End of Life via Shared via Sacred Dying: The Decision to Stop Eating at the End of Life — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support Good information… Continue reading Shared via Sacred Dying: The Decision to Stop Eating at the End of Life — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support

Education, News, Resources

10 years of TED Talks….

At TED2014, Curator Chris Anderson spoke to whistleblower Edward Snowden through a telepresence robot. Photo: Ryan Lash In 2006, TED started putting talks online for free, a milestone in democratizing ideas worth spreading. Since then, the world has seen monumental shifts in history, including the rise and fall of revolutions, the roar of a deadly… via… Continue reading 10 years of TED Talks….