A life dedicated to service...

Week 41: Dying with care

“Our mission is to help change the experience of dying and care-giving. We create space for living that offers the opportunity for individuals, their loved ones and caregivers to find comfort, connection, and healing in this shared human experience. Through our pioneering...
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Welcome everything. Push away nothing.

From an article by Alison Bonds Shapiro in Psychology Today. The author credits these instructions to her teacher Frank Ostaseski. I too remember Frank’s words while training in end-of-life care under his tutelage. I’m excerpting Shapiro’s article because Welcome Everything...
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mindful & compassionate service (Metta Institute)

A few years ago I completed the nine-month End of Life Practitioner Program with the Metta Institute in San Francisco. The intense experience helped me explore my relationship with living and dying and has since led to paid and volunteer work in hospice, seniors’,and...
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