Tag Archives: Dying

Festival of Death and Dying

This weekend is the Sydney edition of the Festival of Death and Dying.  There will be over 20 participatory workshops, performances, talks and ceremonies on different aspects of death and dying over two days. In addition to talks and discussions, … Continue reading

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Virginia Considers Medical Aid in Dying

Next week, the Virginia Joint Commission on Health Care will consider the design of legislation on medical aid in dying (MAID). Read more detail on Recent Health Care Law posts –

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A Dying Mother Wrote Her Children Letters, Leaving a Gift of Love for Years

Jacqueline Zinn passed away in 2013 from brain cancer and spent the previous 18 months fighting as hard as she could, enduring surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. When she knew that she only had precious weeks left Jacquie decided to think… … Continue reading

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Katy Butler: The Art of Aging and Dying Well

In this episode, award-winning journalist and author Katy Butler discusses her newest book, The Art of Aging and Dying Well, as well as her memoir, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, two books about meeting aging and death with grace, intelligence, and … Continue reading

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Not dying up here: 3 public speaking tips

Business Insider highlights the techniques Ramona Smith used to win the 2018 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking competition. The interview includes her six-minute speech. Mark Abadi focuses us on three of her techniques: 1. Choosing a creative opening to… … Continue reading

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