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Discernment: Are you Being Called To Become A Death Doula?
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The Death & Mourning Doula: A Different Kind of Death Support
Death, Mourning and the Value of Freedom
Freedom and personal liberty are values I treasure, and never take for granted. My passion and commitment for these gifts infuse all I do, including my choice to work as a birth, death, and mourning doula, as well as my choice to train others to do so.
One cannot be free to make important decisions if one isn’t fully informed. One cannot be fully informed if they are too unwell, overwhelmed, or wrapped in grief to ask the necessary questions. In today’s world, even on our best day it can be hard to know which questions to ask. I support people as they discern which questions and considerations they need to address, so they can be free to make truly conscious decisions.
Some folks mistakenly think doulas provide - or give an opinion on - clinical care. Nothing could be further from the truth. Rather, I provide informational, physical, and emotional support, creating and holding the space for the dying and their loved ones to feel supported as they make the best choices possible. I’ve no opinion to contribute, my job is to support them on their journey.
Click here to read the rest of the article by Laura Saba, Founder & CEO Momdoulary, LLC.
Latest Blog Posts
Welcome to the second of a two part guest post from one of our super-star graduates, the remarkable Sylvia Sienikehä Pearlman. Sylvia is a holistic therapist, Reiki Master, hospice volunteer and certified death doula. She is the owner and founder of Soulmilk Healing Arts Studio based on the east coast of the US in Maine and on Hornby Island, British[…]
Welcome to the first of a two part guest post from one of our super-star graduates, the remarkable Sylvia Sienikehä Pearlman. Sylvia is a holistic therapist, Reiki Master, hospice volunteer and certified death doula. She is the owner and founder of Soulmilk Healing Arts Studio based on the east coast of the US in Maine and[…]
I’m sure you won’t be surprised to hear that I am inundated when folks find themselves faced with making sense of traumatic events such as the largest mass shooting in US history this past weekend in Orlando. I’m no stranger to personal and community-wide loss, having grown up in NYC. I experienced a particularly close[…]
“I’ve heard so much about what you do, you’ve worked with several families I know and love. Remarkable, really, what a gift you are to them. But I have to ask you – if you don’t mind – how do you handle it? I mean, me, I’m just a wreck when someone dies. Selfish, too,[…]
I managed to find some time to catch up with my friend, the clever and engaging Caleb Wilde. If you’re reading this post, you have probably already bumped into Caleb before, either here or at his website www.CalebWilde.com, where he blogs under the title Confessions Of a Funeral Director. He has also established popular Facebook[…]
Coming this Winter, my new book. Will post when available, electronically and hard copies alike, with an audio version coming late summer. From the back cover: You feel it, yet again. The draw, the fascination, with death, dying, and mourning. You see an article or video on these topics, and can’t resist clicking. Friends and[…]
Explore some famous epitaphs on this wonderful story map brought to us by RHC Funerals. Enjoy! From RHC Funerals – to learn more visit: http://www.rhcfunerals.co.uk/funeral-choices/repatriation.html
Enjoy this remarkable Infographic created by RCH Funerals
Mortuary science graduates report that building a career as a funeral director has become difficult these days, unless you inherit the role, know someone, or have incredibly good fortune. Perhaps frustrating, but too, perhaps this heralds a sign for the future of the death industry. When one path closes to many, others open. Let’s[…]