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January 16, 2020

From The Intermountain Jewish News 

By Andrea Jacobs, IJN Senior Writer 

Tina Walker is not a traditional doula, an ancient Greek term  that was popularized in the 1960s to mean women helping women before, during and after labor. Walker,an end-of-life doula,guides the dy...

On Death

Kahlil Gibran - 1883-1931

Then Almitra spoke, saying, We would ask now of Death. And he said: You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life? The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day cannot un...

Grief is all-encompassing and affects us profoundly and forever on every level of our being. We do not get over grief we do not recover from it but we learn to live and grow with it.

We know either through personal experience or may have witnessed the reaction of avoida...


The baby boomer generation is responsible for instigating many changes in society, among them is the return of home birth, natural birth, and homeschooling. We are in a groundswell of changing attitudes and approaches to death, dying, and the funeral industry. In man...

I have been asked this question several times over the past couple of weeks.

I think the most critical point to make is that an End of Life Doula is a non medical

Role. The doula has professional skill and knowledge with regard to caring for the

sick and dying as well as...

Often one of our abiding fears in life is death. Yet this persistent anxiety and worry around an inevitable event is a losing battle.How can we improve this relationship towards such a certainty.

The major differentiating attribute of humans compared to other forms of l...

November 13, 2018

I believe that many families are confused with regard to the role of assisted living facilities. They are not a replacement for family, simply a further support system.The role of family and friends is still crucial to the mental and physical well being of their loved...

November 6, 2018

As I sat beside my dear friend in the quiet, early morning hours of hospice, ensuring that he was not alone through the final stages of life, I saw death transforming into a type of birth.

Once the process begins, there is no stopping or turning back from the journey. T...

October 1, 2018


What is a Death Doula?

The significant events in our lives are often punctuated by ritual, preparation, and acknowledgement. However, in western society this is often not the case with death. The topic is frequently avoided for as long as possible. We as a society pr...

June 18, 2018

Essential oils are a very powerful way to help elders feel less anxious , happier, and even more awake or more relaxed depending on the oils chosen.

It is however very important to remember that these are very potent and powerful oils and need to be used sparingly and...

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