Learn about some helpful resources for talking to children about death and funerals. In this episode I’ll share some tips from a recent panel discussion I watched about Youth and Funerals. It’s important to teach adults how to… Read More
Dr. Karen Wyatt, hospice physician and author of "What Really Matters," interviews experts on all aspects of the end-of-life, including: caring for the dying, funeral and burial practices, planning for the end-of-life, conscious dying, grief and loss, caregiver support, afterlife, death and the arts, and community initiatives to improve end-of-life care. Access more interviews at www.eoluniversity.com
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Learn how Caitlin Doughty is changing the funeral industry one funeral at a time. In this episode I share an interview with Caitlin Doughty, a progressive young funeral director in Los Angeles and the founder of the… Read More
In this episode Dr. Karen Wyatt shares her favorite “take-aways” from the 12 presentations of the recent Death Expo event. If you missed Death Expo you can still purchase the recordings from the event for just… Read More
Tune in to this interview with two funeral home directors, Colby Hitchcock and Pam Gehrs, as we discuss the pros and cons of cremation as an alternative for after-death disposition. Whether you need to know about cremation in your personal or professional life, this interview will enlighten and inform you, and hopefully, dispel your fears about this increasingly common practice. Become aware of the facts about cremation so that you can advise your loved ones, patients and friends with accurate information and insights.
Join Dr. Karen Wyatt and her guest Esmerelda Kent, owner and founder of Kinkaraco – Green Burial Products for this fascinating discussion about shrouds. Esmerelda designed and created the first secular shroud specifically for green burial back in 2005 and that prototype shroud was featured in the final episode of the popular HBO series “Six Feet Under.” She will tell us what inspired her work and share her knowledge about the use of shrouds in all types of after-death disposition.
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In this book of stories gleaned from her work as a hospice physician, Dr. Karen Wyatt shares the life lessons and spiritual transformations experienced by her patients and their loved ones at the end-of-life. Through poignant tales of love, forgiveness and surrender she chronicles her own spiritual growth as she learns to cope with grief and transforms the way she lives her life. These lessons from the dying contain timeless wisdom for anyone searching for deeper meaning and purpose in life and form a map for non-religious spiritual growth in contemporary society. Readers will learn a step-by-step path to enlightened living, the secret to transforming adversity to opportunity, the keys to living fully in each and every moment, and a strategy for overcoming fear and finding unlimited joy within.