Guest Post: I Am (an eco-conscious) Death Doula Part 2

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[…]

Guest Post: I Am (an eco-conscious) Death Doula – Part 1

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[…]

Death Doula Diary: Orlando – Love & Life In A Time of Terror

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[…]

Interview with Confessions of a Funeral Director’s Caleb Wilde

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 Soon! Death & Mourning Doula Discernment Book

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[…]

Drawn to the World of Death & Mourning?

Perhaps it’s the secret you don’t share.  Or if you do, most don’t understand you’re fascination with all (or many) things death and mourning. You get that it’s strange in the eyes of most people, that we live in a culture that goes to great extremes to avoid discussing death.  Sure, people are constantly dying on[…]