|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on January 19, 2016 at 8:30 PM|
I recently spoke with a hospice nurse who told me that she was suddenly finding it difficult to care about her patients and their families. While in the past she had been able to engage with patients on a deep level and could express authentic concern, she was now alarmed that she felt numb and detached whenever she made a home visit.
This nurse was suffering with the very real condition of R...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on October 9, 2015 at 9:50 PM|
For 4 days, November 19-22, 2015, experts and thought leaders on the end-of-life will gather together virtually for a unique online event: Death Expo 2015. For the second year, this innovative format will allow registrants to hear top speakers and change-makers in the death and dying arena from the comfort of their own homes - and at no charge!
Twelve speakers...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on June 30, 2015 at 8:10 PM|
Guest Post by Mark Pitstick, MA, DC
The average person senses much less than 1% of reality. That means most humans have been looking through a tiny pinhole in a wall and mistakenly think they are seeing all that is. Imagine the impact of perceiving just a bit more than usual!
Here...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Karen M. Wyatt on February 23, 2015 at 6:50 PM|
How to cope when your child has a life-limiting illness.
In my years as a hospice physician and through my own life experience I have grown quite familiar with the specter of loss. I have witnessed countless individuals and families as they struggled with the overwhelming pain of saying goodbye to a loved one and have found comfort for my own losses through the shared experience of grief that makes us all human.
However ...Read Full Post »