Death near the Vernal Equinox

Spring can be a very difficult time to die. When the world returns to new life, teeming with hope and promise, facing death can feel particularly cruel with this juxtaposition. But in that conflicting space, there can be an opportunity for reflection. My clients, when they take their life inventories, often speak of their childhood,Continue reading “Death near the Vernal Equinox”

Advocating for a Clear-Eyed Analysis

Analysis of death is not for the sake of becoming fearful but to appreciate this precious lifetime. ~ Dalia Lama As an End-of-Life Doula, this quote encapsulates a lot of the work that I do with my clients, the dying. So many people fear the inevitable event of death even when great thinkers and teachersContinue reading “Advocating for a Clear-Eyed Analysis”