I’ve been quiet here as I plan new and exciting outreach, education and personal growth opportunities coming soon. I look forward to sharing them with you in the coming weeks and months.
Tag Archives: EOLDoula
Be in more photos
I made this video even though I’m a mess to remind you to be in more photos.
Why I became a departure doula, Part 2
Part 2 of Getting to know me. Why I became a departure doulaas a video.
Queens & Funerary traditions
As a departure doula, I’m fascinated with the funerary and mourning rituals surrounding the death of Queen Elizabeth. Did you know most of our current “traditional” funeral customs came from another queen?
Some quick thoughts about howVictorian tradition shaped our modern funeral industry.
Why I became a death doula
Share a Hug for Hug Day
Yep. It’s that time of year again: Share a Hug Day. Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday we celebrated Hug Day?
Seriously, it may seem a strange thing to commemorate hugging with a day of its own, but hugging has serious holistic benefits. Let’s count some of the ways.
Grief impacts ALL of you
Society incorrectly believes that grief is an emotion. Instead, grief itself is something you experience, which means you “feel” all kinds of emotions as you live it. Grieving impacts your body, mind and spirit as much as any other part of life you experience: vacations, job searches, marriages, divorces, school, and on and on. What are some ways the grief experience affects your physical body, and what can you do to mitigate some of those issues? Let’s talk about that.
National Grief-in-Public Day is ultimately a day for awareness to be raised about our global grief crisis. By creating grief-accepting spaces in public, we begin to change the cultural narrative about where grief expression is acceptable.
Festival of Sleep Day
How are you celebrating the Festival of Sleep Day? Let me know your tricks and tips for good sleep and celebrate with a nap today. You deserve it!
Longterm Care, Part 2: Assisted Living
I’m wrapping up my birthday month growing old and aging series with the second part of my three-part series on longterm care options for the aging and elderly in society. Today we look at Assisted Living. Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) are growing in popularity with about 1/2 a million aging adults choosing this option inContinue reading “Longterm Care, Part 2: Assisted Living”