Posts Tagged ‘bereavement’

Working on Grief and Loss

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 | 3 Comments

Going through a cancer diagnosis and treatment or caring for someone dealing with cancer will stir up feelings of grief and loss. Dealing with the loss of parts of the body, loss of health, being away from work or family, contemplating the loss of your life or anticipating and facing the loss of life of… [Read More]

(Re)treating yourself

Posted on June 10th, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment or providing care for someone with cancer can require that you re-fill yourself with energy as you need to along this journey. Periodically, as a caregiver, I need to get away on my own; to walk in nature, write, read, and quietly introspect.  I am aware, however, that… [Read More]

Mindful Walking – Part #1

Posted on May 17th, 2013 | 2 Comments

Although sitting still in meditation can be challenging for all of us some of the time, some people find sitting still to be intolerable most of the time. They want to move!  Walking meditation or mindful walking might just be the activity to satisfy the equanimous strivings of more energetic souls. What is it? There… [Read More]

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Wellspring and Me

Posted on April 1st, 2011 | 2 Comments

My name is Katherine and I am a Wellspring member. The first day I walked into Wellspring back in August of 2007, I tentatively approached the building. I had a vague thought to poke around, and see what it was all about. My husband’s VON nurse had mentioned the organization, and spoke highly of it…. [Read More]