This podcast is grounded in Palliative Care concepts. We explore topics and tools to create an amazing day amidst dying. My own insights and others' that have something to say about dying well in this modern age, healing symptoms and supporting the people who are supporting our dying loved ones. May we bring peace and comfort to ourselves and to our communities.
What is the Difference Between Hospice & Death Doula Services?
This is one of the biggest questions I get, "how are death doulas and hospice different?" Or, "why would someone need an end of life doula when there is hospice?" Or, "are death doulas competing with hospice?" These are variations of the same question. Listen in as I give you a foundation of what role each plays.
How Death Doulas Support During Covid
End of Life Doulas are in a new time, incorporating all that is occurring due to the pandemic. New discussions evolve daily, weekly, and will continue to do so. We are out of the shock of it all. We are into expansion again. We are trying on how we will move with the times now. In this podcast Deanna shares how the pandemic has affected a death doula's practice.
WHAT DEATH DOULAS SHOULD KNOW, 5 PRO TIPS
5 Important things a Death Doula must know to help their professional practice are: 1) Get the word out about your service before every little thing is in place; 2) Know, inside and out, what the #1 tool of the trade is and take great care of it; 3) ... go to our blog post to read the rest, better yet, listen in or even better, watch the video! blessings. :) Deanna www.qualityoflifecare.com
3 Keys to Starting Your End of Life Doula Practice
As you study the 3 keys to starting your end of life doula practice, you may feel awkward right now, but over time, as you learn more about these principles and practice them, you will feel better. I promise!
It's not rocket science to accompany the dying, it is a human endeavor, natural to us--it is something we have always done. However, if you want to do this in a professional capacity, it has been my experience that you need to have more intentional development.
Blessings on your journey.
Death Doula Discussion on Vigil (pro tips)
Vigil days (pre-death vigil) is what most people think of when they think of serving the dying and their families. Here are some tips that may be helpful if you are considering doing this service professionally.
Death Doulas Use Same Skills for COVID-19
What you have learned as a death doula is the same set of skills and awarenesses that you need now, during COVID-19. Its not that we need new skills, its that we need to dive deeper within for a newer deeper level of self care to be that guiding light that we already are, whether we are aware of it or not.
Wow! Listening to your podcast while you share this gift to the world helping people die. The elephant in the room most don't want to talk about and you are changing that. Peace and blessings to you.
WOW…The Journey Radio Podcast is flat out awesome. Good production quality. Easy to listen. Very impressed Deanna. Keep bringing it.