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📒Death Dying Life Living ✍ Charles Corr
📝Death Dying Life Living Book Synopsis : Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people’s understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Death And Dying Life And Living ✍ Charles A. Corr
📝Death and Dying Life and Living Book Synopsis : Practical and inspiring, this best-selling book helps students learn to cope with experiences associated with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. They also offer practical guidelines for constructive communication designed to encourage productive living in the face of death.
📒Life Lessons ✍ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
📝Life Lessons Book Synopsis : A guide to living life in the moment uses lessons learned from the dying to help the living find the most enjoyment and happiness. 75,000 first printing.
📒The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying ✍ Sogyal Rinpoche
📝The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Book Synopsis : “A magnificent achievement. In its power to touch the heart, to awaken consciousness, [The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying] is an inestimable gift.” —San Francisco Chronicle A newly revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling spiritual classic, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, written by Sogyal Rinpoche, is the ultimate introduction to Tibetan Buddhist wisdom. An enlightening, inspiring, and comforting manual for life and death that the New York Times calls, “The Tibetan equivalent of [Dante’s] The Divine Comedy,” this is the essential work that moved Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions, to proclaim, “I have encountered no book on the interplay of life and death that is more comprehensive, practical, and wise.”
📒Living With Death And Dying ✍ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
📝Living with Death and Dying Book Synopsis : In this compassionate and moving guide to communicating with the terminally ill, Dr. Elisabeth Küebler-Ross, the world's foremost expert on death and dying, shares her tools for understanding how the dying convey their innermost knowledge and needs. Expanding on the workshops that have made her famous and loved around the world, she shows us the importance of meaningful dialogue in helping patients to die with peace and dignity.
📒Living Fully Dying Well ✍ Edward W. Bastian
📝Living Fully Dying Well Book Synopsis : Most of us try to avoid thinking about death - until the moment we come face to face with it. But when we have the courage to accept our inevitable mortality - and even to contemplate it actively, as a spiritual practice - we open the door to living fully, joyfully, and in complete presence. Living Fully, Dying Well is an investigation into the challenge each of us faces: to embrace all of life from the beginning to the end. When death approaches, many of us undergo a profound transformation - we let go of old distractions and focus with new clarity on what gives our life meaning. Yet we can invite these profound ''deathbed revelations'' at any point in our lives by engaging in an honest inquiry into our own mortality. Living Fully, Dying Well provides a doorway to begin your own exploration of the mysteries of death - from the cultural myths about dying, to the personal fears we all share, to the question of what becomes of us beyond this life. Living Fully, Dying Well unfolds as a dialogue between spiritual leaders and medical healers, each of whom brings a unique perspective to the universal human experience of death. These luminaries offer their stories, their insights, and their most valuable practices - all to transform death from a source of fear to an opportunity to reveal the true richness of your life.
📒Living Life Dying Death ✍ Jennifer Collins Taylor
📝Living Life Dying Death Book Synopsis : This book is a call to action for you to find the courage, comfort and confidence to have conversations about death and dying, with the overarching hope that you will embrace living well and dying well. In times of health reflect on, explore and express your beliefs on the very nature of life and living, death and dying. In times of health challenges use this book as a guide to initiate difficult conversations when faced with the possible decline and death of your self, friend or loved one. In times of grief use this book to bring support and hope to the dynamic experience of grieving.Courageous conversations about life and death allow the strength and beauty of the human spirit to shine.
📒On Living ✍ Kerry Egan
📝On Living Book Synopsis : A hospice chaplain's lessons on the meaning of life, from those who are leaving it What are the top regrets of the dying? That's what Kerry Egan, a hospice chaplain, learned as she listened to her patients on their deathbeds, witnessing what she calls the "spiritual work of dying" - the work of finding or making meaning of one's life, the experiences it contained and the people who have touched it. In this book she recalls the stories she heard - stories of hope and regret, shame and pride, mystery and revelation, and secrets held too long. This isn't a book about dying - it's a book about living. Each of Egan's patients taught her something; in this moving and beautiful book, she imparts their poignant and profound lessons on how to live a life without regrets.
📒Death S Summer Coat ✍ Brandy Schillace
📝Death s Summer Coat Book Synopsis : Death is something we all confront--it touches our families, our homes, our hearts. And yet we have grown used to denying its existence, treating it as an enemy to be beaten back with medical advances. We are living at a unique point in human history. People are living longer than ever, yet the longer we live, the more taboo and alien our mortality becomes. Yet we, and our loved ones, still remain mortal. People today still struggle with this fact, as we have done throughout our entire history. What led us to this point? What drove us to sanitize death and make it foreign and unfamiliar? Schillace shows how talking about death, and the rituals associated with it, can help provide answers. It also brings us closer together--conversation and community are just as important for living as for dying. Some of the stories are strikingly unfamiliar; others are far more familiar than you might suppose. But all reveal much about the present--and about ourselves.
📒The Bright Hour ✍ Nina Riggs
📝The Bright Hour Book Synopsis : "Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of living meaningfully with 'death in the room' by the 38 year old great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"--
📒Being Mortal ✍ Atul Gawande
📝Being Mortal Book Synopsis : For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old and die, how medicine has changed this and how it hasn't, where our ideas about death have gone wrong. With his trademark mix of perceptiveness and sensitivity, Atul Gawande outlines a story that crosses the globe, as he examines his experiences as a surgeon and those of his patients and family, and learns to accept the limits of what he can do. Never before has aging been such an important topic. The systems that we have put in place to manage our mortality are manifestly failing; but, as Gawande reveals, it doesn't have to be this way. The ultimate goal, after all, is not a good death, but a good life - all the way to the very end. Published in partnership with the Wellcome Collection, a free visitor destination that explores the connections between medicine, life and art.
📒The Five Invitations ✍ Frank Ostaseski
📝The Five Invitations Book Synopsis : Death is not waiting for us at the end of a long road. Death is always with us, in the marrow of every passing moment. She is the secret teacher hiding in plain sight, helping us to discover what matters most. Life and death are a package deal. They cannot be pulled apart and we cannot truly live unless we are aware of death. The Five Invitations is an exhilarating meditation on the meaning of life and how maintaining an ever-present consciousness of death can bring us closer to our truest selves. As a renowned teacher of compassionate caregiving and the cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project, Frank Ostaseski has sat on the precipice of death with more than a thousand people. In The Five Invitations, he distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering an evocative and stirring guide that points to a radical path to transformation. The Five Invitations: -Don’t Wait -Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing -Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience -Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things -Cultivate Don’t Know Mind These Five Invitations show us how to wake up fully to our lives. They can be understood as best practices for anyone coping with loss or navigating any sort of transition or crisis; they guide us toward appreciating life’s preciousness. Awareness of death can be a valuable companion on the road to living well, forging a rich and meaningful life, and letting go of regret. The Five Invitations is a powerful and inspiring exploration of the essential wisdom dying has to impart to all of us.
📒Open Mind Open Heart ✍ Thomas Keating
📝Open Mind Open Heart Book Synopsis : A beautiful new gift edition of this classic work of spirituality, complete with ribbon marker.This book is designed to initiate the reader into a deep, living relationship with God. Written by an acknowledged spiritual master, the book moves beyond "discursive meditation and particular acts to the intuitive level of contemplation." Keating gives an overview of the history of contemplative prayer in the Christian tradition, and step-by-step guidance in the method of centering prayer. Special attention is paid to the role of the Sacred Word, Christian growth and transformation, and active prayer. The book ends with an explicit treatment of the contemplative dimension of the gospel.
📒The Art Of Living And Dying ✍ Osho
📝The Art of Living and Dying Book Synopsis : Why are we afraid of death? Should we tell someone they are dying? Is reincarnation true? With depth, clarity, compassion, and even humor, Osho answers the questions we all have about this most sacred of mysteries and offers practical guidance for meditation and support. He reveals not only that our fear of death is based on a misunderstanding, but that dying is an opportunity for inner growth. When life is lived consciously and totally, death is not a catastrophe but a joyous climax.
📒Living And Dying In The Contemporary World ✍ Veena Das
📝Living and Dying in the Contemporary World Book Synopsis : Taking a novel approach to the contradictory impulses of violence and care, illness and healing, this book radically shifts the way we think of the interrelations of institutions and experiences in a globalizing world. Living and Dying in the Contemporary World is not just another reader in medical anthropology but a true tour de force—a deep exploration of all that makes life unbearable and yet livable through the labor of ordinary people. This book comprises forty-four chapters by scholars whose ethnographic and historical work is conducted around the globe, including South Asia, East Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. Bringing together the work of established scholars with the vibrant voices of younger scholars, Living and Dying in the Contemporary World will appeal to anthropologists, sociologists, health scientists, scholars of religion, and all who are curious about how to relate to the rapidly changing institutions and experiences in an ever more connected world.
📒The Top Five Regrets Of The Dying ✍ Bronnie Ware
📝The Top Five Regrets of the Dying Book Synopsis : After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found herself working in palliative care. Over the years she spent tending to the needs of those who were dying, Bronnie's life was transformed. Later, she wrote an Internet blog about the most common regrets expressed to her by the people she had cared for. The article, also called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, gained so much momentum that it was read by more than three million people around the globe in its first year. At the requests o.
📒What Really Matters ✍ Karen M. Wyatt
📝What Really Matters Book Synopsis : A hospice physician relates stories about the end-of-life spiritual wisdom of several dying patients and their families in order to offer seven profound lessons to change one's perspective toward suffering, life, and death.
📒What The Dying Have Taught Me About Living ✍ Fred Grewe
📝What the Dying Have Taught Me about Living Book Synopsis : Grewe states he was afraid of dying, so he became a hospice chaplain. He figured if he made friends with Death at a safe distance he would get used to the idea. For the past nine years he's had the privilege to journey with more than a thousand folks who have gone on to the other side. He shares their stories here, in The Awful Grace of God: What the Dying Have Taught Me About Living.
📝Death s Duel or a Consolation to the Soul Against the Dying Life and Living Death of the Body Book Synopsis : Note: The University of Adelaide Library eBooks @ Adelaide.
📒Wisdom For End Of Life Living ✍ Tommy S. W. Wong
📝Wisdom for End of Life Living Book Synopsis : In a way, we are all going through our end-of-life living. So, this book is relevant to all of us. It is, however, more pertinent to those or their loved ones who are suffering from terminal illness or at an advanced age whereby death is within a foreseeable future. This book contains a conversation between a young man, Tom, and Guru Harry. Among various life and death issues, they discussed the following: (1) How to see life and death such that there is no death? (2) How to live without pain when a relationship ends? (3) How to feel at peace when our loved one passes on? This book is useful to the living and the dying. May peace be with you, always!
📒On Death And Dying ✍ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
📝On Death and Dying Book Synopsis : Explains the attitudes of the dying toward themselves and others and presents a humane approach to relieving the psychological suffering of the terminally ill and their families