Caregiver Stress: How to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed

April 11, 2018 Death Awareness

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by Harry Cline

Caregiver stress is derived from being continually responsible for the health and well-being of another. This might be an aging relative, an injured spouse, or newborn baby. It is most common in those responsible for the care of a senior, often a parent or grandparent. Caregiver stress can cause significant physical and emotional health issues including depression, anxiety and even gastrointestinal disturbances.

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The Five Invitations

December 30, 2017 Death Awareness

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Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully
by Frank Ostaseski

 

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When Your Loved One’s Last Wish Was ‘No Funeral’

September 22, 2017 Death Awareness

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86204When Your Loved One’s Last Wish Was ‘No Funeral’
by Tré Miller Rodríguez

Over the past year, I’ve experienced several losses that, at the request of the deceased, did not include funerals. Grief rituals are central to my mourning process, but there’s no negotiating with the dead. In the absence of the most standard of ceremonies, how do you give expression to your grief while respecting someone’s final wish for “no funeral, please?”

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At Home with Dying

July 28, 2017 Death Awareness

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by Merrill Collett

Most people would rather die at home, surrounded by familiar sights and cared for by our loved ones, than in a hospital.

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Dying to Know

June 25, 2017 Death Awareness

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Bringing Death to Life

by Andrew Anastasios

We’re all dying. Sooner or later we’re going to croak, kick the bucket, give up the ghost, cash in our chips, shuffle off, bow out or go to our happy hunting ground. It’s the one thing we all have in common. Yet no one seems to want to talk about it.

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Words of Inspiration

"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it."
Mark Twain
“They say that a part of you dies when a special Loved One passes away...I disagree...I say a part of you lives with your Loved One on the other side.”
Daniel Yanez

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“The fear of death comes from limited awareness.”   Deepak Chopra

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