Monthly Archives: May 2015

Palliative Care: Dispelling the Myth. (Part two)

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young women holding hands with elderly womanIn part 1 of this series we left off with a few true/false questions for you to think about. Some of the answers may surprise you, run contrary to what you might feel inclined to do or say, or even make you a bit uncomfortable, but will hopefully give you a better sense of what we’ve learned about what dying people really need.

True or False:

1. One should always be honest with a person who is dying… TRUE

Information is a right. This can be enormously challenging, as we instinctively want to ‘protect’ our loved ones and feel that censoring negative or difficult information is for the …

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3 donation mistakes that will cost you

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child making donationThis might seem like an odd title. After all, don’t ALL donations cost you? Here though we are talking about donations that cost you, well, a little more than you bargained for.

1. Clicking without recording the donation

This is simple but so easy to do! You’re reading about a cause on the web that touches you; the donate button is conveniently placed at your fingertips and you click away. That’s a wonderful initiative but what did it cost you if you failed to record it and claim it on your taxes?

In Canada, the charitable tax credit …

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Being mindful beyond Mental Health Awareness Week

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Man Relaxing in an Armchair We’re all aware of the importance of our mental health for overall well-being. We know that it directly impacts our work and home lives, and can mean the difference between a good day and a bad year! And yet we go through our day without thinking too much about it. After all, we have work that must get done, children, spouses, parents, or co-workers that need our help. And before we know it, another long day is over without minding our health at all! But there is one small change that you could make to help you better cope, …

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