By Seth J. Gillihan, PhDClinical psychologist You’ve probably heard of the stages of grief—denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. However, grief is a complex and personal experience, and there are many aspects of it that don’t fit neatly into this model. One common, but often unrecognized, grief response is feelings of tremendous anxiety. Some individuals […]
To all past, present and future Comfort Care volunteers, our scheduled meeting at the Palapa Center on March 28th will have to be postponed. I’ve heard from enough of you who were planning on attending, that you prefer to wait until the Virus scare passes. So…we will reschedule for a later date…still to be determined.
Mark your calendar for Thursday April 2nd at 3pm at Wendy’s to discuss our next book club selection, Being With Dying…Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death, by Joan Halifax.
In light of our area having quite a few senior citizens living here, Paty Rains has started a Facebook page…CoronaVirus~Give Assistance/Receive Assistance….for anyone to post there if they are in need of a little help or loving care. Our Comfort Care volunteer team members will be on call as well for anyone requiring assistance. Contact […]
Senadores aprueban muerte digna para enfermos terminales Here is the English Translation: Senators approve dignified death for terminally ill With 109 votes in favor, this legislation was approved and submitted to the Chamber of Deputies for review and, where appropriate, approval. Unanimously, the full Senate of the Republic approved a reform to article 4 of […]
Rhoda Jacobs is hosting her next Death Cafe….I urge you all to think about joining what is always a stimulating conversation in an intimate setting at her home. Details below. Please respond to her directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan on participating and if you need directions. Wendy Death Cafe…… Todos Santos Baja Mexico…. We’ll […]
Our post holiday book club get together, and first one of 2020, will be held Thursday, January 9th at 3pm at Wendy’s, as usual. We will be discussing two small but powerful books…The Art of Listening in a Healing Way by James E. Miller, and The Art of Being a Healing Presence by James E. […]