Dr. Geoff Warburton discusses the importance of "letting grief run its course, stay with it, breathe, and that we honor the dead by living our life well." Create a sacred space for the dying and then create a sacred space for your grief. Love yourself, be compassionate toward your self, and allow the fullness of grief in so that you can "open your heart" once again. Listen to this supportive video on living your best life by grieving fully for
Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross is followed in this deeply moving video on how to live until you die and what the dying teaches the rest of us. You can listen to her as she interviews patients working through terminal illness and sharing pearls of wisdom so we can live well and die well before we are at the end of our life.
Oprah interviews LinkedIn's CEO Jeff Weiner on compassionate leadership, happiness and self-care. During the interview, he expresses that "foundational keys to compassionate living" include these self-care measures: "good night sleep, eat well, and work out daily". Who knew it could be that simple but powerful. Watch a segment of this interview to hear how to be happy in five brief steps. Seek out the interview in its entirety on Oprah's website. She tells you how at the end.
This interview marries well with the principles of the Conscious Dying Institute's (CDI) principles to connect, communicate and comfort. When he describes keys to compassionate living, he defines what is meant by compassion as a "connection between people". The CDI principl...