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Do cats dream?

Do old cats leap and play as in their kitten days?

Do crippled cats run the hills on unfettered legs?

Do indoor cats prowl the jungle wilds? 67 more words


Finite Lives: Dying, death and bereavement. An examination of state services in Ireland

Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell  launches her independent report ‘FINITE LIVES’ and there will also be the launch of the art exhibition; Kicking the Bucket. 68 more words


#LCSM Chat Topic 6/1: Community Grief: Dealing with our Cumulative Losses

There are many advantages to being an active participant in a cancer community: fellowship, access to information, advocacy and support, to name just a few. There is one major challenge, however, that comes along with this sense of community: some of our friends die. 382 more words

Lung Cancer

The Slam of the Day Does Not Define You

It’s been one of those days…

Aside from the usual day to day stuff that can put one in an irritable mood if one lets it (cold drizzly rain, too much to do, not having the correct paperwork with you when it’s needed, running out of ink in the printer, blah blah), I’ve had to deal with two situations that are costing me time and emotional energy. 1,418 more words


He Died of Depression

I’ve been commenting on a Facebook thread in which the original poster wrote:

The quickest and easiest way for to start a flame war in the comments section? 1,156 more words


When Breath Becomes Air

Review by Sabine

Dr. Paul Kalanithi lead a very ambitious, fascinating life that he eventually chronicled in this book, When Breath Becomes Air. However, when he was diagnosed he came to the realization that he had not pursued one of his passions, literature and writing it, because of his time as a neurosurgical resident. 467 more words

Death & Dying

The Only Rapture Today is the One of Love. Now Live it!


Author Elaina Deva Proffitt

“This book is written with the hope that it will help those who are facing life threatening illness and for their loved ones that they may have a deeper understanding of what happens during those days months and years. 599 more words