July 1, 2011

Susan Fried Perl, Modern Day Existentialist

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A wonderful holistic wellness website, Venus In Balance has published a profile of yours truly. Please take a look!

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May 25, 2011

What To Expect

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We don’t want to feel pain. For over a century, science and medicine have been devoted to the reduction of it. This movement can be tracked in the history of child birth practices, and a similar movement, bringing consciousness to the process of dying, is in its infancy. First a look at how we come in.

In 1900, 90% of birth was at home. Fifty years later, 90% of births were in a hospital under general anesthesia. As a result, Read the rest of this entry »

May 15, 2011

The Buried Life

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Death is not exclusively the concern of aging boomers, seniors or the elderly. Two years ago MTV launched The Buried Life documenting four 20-year-olds on their journey to live a life of their dreams. They created a bucket list of the 100 things they wanted to do before they die. For every item they cross off their list, they help a stranger Read the rest of this entry »