Ask a Death Doula Podcast: Building a Bridge Between Families and Hospice Care
Join the FREE Hospice of Green Country event with Suzanne B. O’Brien RN on October 26th at 6pm EST Below! Registrer Here: https://forms.hospiceofgreencountry.org/october-26th-suzanne-obrien-rn/ If your loved one got a terminal diagnosis today, would you know how to care for them? Unfortunately most people would answer no. Most end of life experiences are NOT…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: How to Thrive Through a Terminal Diagnosis with Jody Stokhamer
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to get a terminal diagnosis? What would you do? How would you cope? What would you say to people? What would your everyday life look like? If you answered “I don’t know”, then read on, because I’m here to share with you an incredible woman…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: How to Write a Forgiveness Letter
In this episode of Ask a Death Doula, I’m going to show you how writing a forgiveness letter can break the chains of these heavy emotions and allow you to have the future you want, and to be anything and everything you want to be in this life. Forgiveness can set you free.Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: Epigenetics 101 with Suzanne B. O’Brien RN
1. The Two States of Being [2:52] – We are holistic beings, and this means we are made up of four bodies of energy – physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. We are equal parts of each of these four bodies of energy. At the end of life, our physical body begins to diminish, and our…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: What if we have death all wrong?
Big Ideas: 1. How We Created Such a Dysfunctional Relationship with Death [5:19] – As a young nurse, I witnessed how poorly end of life was going for the vast majority of my patients and their families. I was fortunate to grow up in a family that worked in the medical system, so hearing about…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: Death Doulas for Dogs
Big Ideas: 1. What is a Pet Doula [0:30] – There are people in this holistic end of life care space who are being drawn to work specifically with animals. It is incredible and incredibly needed. We have known for a long time that we need to start offering more support to people at the…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: How do we reduce the fear of death? – by learning the truth about it. The Art of Doulagiving
How do we reduce the fear of death? – by learning the truth about it. In this episode of Ask a Death Doula, I have the great pleasure of sharing the Art of Doulagiving Graduate series with Certified Doulagiver Teri-Portugal Gooden. Teri’s first experience of death was with her beloved Gaga. When alone in the…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: 5 Tips on How to Care for Someone Who is Dying
Be Present [2:47] – The magic is in the present moment. Be fully present – not just physically, but emotionally and mentally as well. Most of us don’t live in the present moment. Focus on what’s in front of you – what do you see, what do you hear, what do you feel in your…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: Self Care For Doulas-and Everyone!
When you practice self-care, you are caring for everyone else. The better version of you – the healthier, the happier, the more vibrant you are – the better you will care in all areas of your life. It’s so important. In this episode of Ask a Death Doula, I will share with you the vital…Read More
Ask a Death Doula Podcast: National Death Doula Day April 20th!
Today is National Death Doula Day and we are celebrating with a very special podcast and free family caregiver training! Death used to be revered as a sacred part of our life’s journey. It is only within the last 100 years that we’ve absolutely removed the end of life from being a natural component of…Read More