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Mindfulness – our sixth sense: self-care begins here (ehospice series)

    Today is the ninth week of our ten week mindfulness series by Dr Patricia (Trish) Lück, a palliative care physician and facilitator of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programmes, exploring self-care for the healthcare professional in everyday palliative care … Continue reading

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Mindfulness – our sixth sense: responding to stress

This week, week five, in our ten week mindfulness series by Dr Patricia (Trish) Lück, a palliative care physician and facilitator of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) programmes, we explore the theme of Responding to stress. How we respond to stress … Continue reading

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Perception and practice

Today I thought I would simply share as my post the article that I wrote for ehospice.com this week.  It tells a story that continues to resonate even after twelve years.  A story of presence, of kindness, of attending with … Continue reading

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Shadows of kindness

Winter solstice Night of the long shadows Night marking winter beginnings Marking paradoxically, the return of the sun And in days to come A rebirth A new year New moments to recreate and re-envision this life Winter solstice Arriving on … Continue reading

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What are we doing?

Since my house burned down I now have a better view Of the rising moon Haiku by Basho It has been difficult to come to this writing these past months.  To write from the heart as I have committed to … Continue reading

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A fool’s journey

By David Whyte In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake, coming back to this life from the other more secret, moveable and frighteningly honest world where everything began, there is a small opening into the new day … Continue reading

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Know your beasts

“To ‘listen’ another soul into a condition of disclosure may be almost the greatest service that any human being ever performed for another.”  Steere   Know the beast, name the beast, learn to have some tea together.  This is something … Continue reading

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