The Final Act of Living by Barbara Karnes

This full-length audiobook with a newly updated preface is where Barbara Karnes shares her insights and experiences gathered over decades of working with people during their final act of living. For both professionals and laypeople, this book weaves personal stories with practical care guidelines, including: living with a life-threatening illness, signs of the dying process, … Read more

Study finds Near-death experiences tied to brain activity after death

“Absence of record doesn’t mean there’s an absence of consciousness…Ultimately, what we’re saying is, ‘This is the great unknown. We’re in uncharted territory.’ And the key thing is that these are not hallucinations. These are a real experience that emerges with death.” Dr. Sam Parnia Dr. Sam Parnia is the senior author of a new … Read more

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief

We know of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross’  classic Five Stages of Grief. David Kessler has continued that journey to discover a sixth stage: meaning. In this book, Kessler gives readers a roadmap to remembering those who have died with more love than pain; he shows us how to move forward in a way that honours our loved … Read more

End of Life Tips by Gabrielle Elise Jimenez

  As a a hospice nurse, end-of-life-doula, and a conscious dying educator,  Gabrielle Elise Jimenez has compiled  tips that she feels would be most helpful for anyone to have. “I have two goals with this book; one is that you will feel less fear and uncertainty after reading it, and the other is that you … Read more

The Death Doula’s Guide to Living Fully and Dying Prepared

The author of Cultivating the Doula Heart and Map of Memory Lane, Francesca Arnoldy, has been a community doula & death literacy advocate for many years. And with that experience, she has created a comprehensive workbook that breaks down a complex and often overwhelming topic into manageable tasks. The Death Doula’s Guide to Living Fully … Read more

Executor Help: How to Settle An Estate by David E. Edey

Our reluctance to talk about the inevitable can only cause a lot of problems after we’ve gone. As a certified executor, David Edey has witnessed first hand, how families can become divided when it comes to sorting out what is left behind. In his personal life, he dealt with this in his own family and … Read more

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