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Resources & Links : Books

Bold Spirit Caring for the Dying: authors: Janet Booth, Gale Gagnier, Terrence Ho, Lesley James, Ashlee Jansen,
Shannon Koppenhoefer, Janice Lombardo, Tamelynda Lux, Olga Nikolajev, Siby Varghese, and Chrystal Waban

The Art of Dying Well: A practical guide to a good end of life, Katy Butler 

The Handbook for Companioning the Mourner: Alan Wolfelt

Being Mortal: Atul Gawande

The Three Regrets: Tenzin Kiyosaki


When Breath Becomes Air: Paul Kalinithi

Die Wise: Stephen Jenkinson

Holding Space on Loving, Dying, and Letting Go: Amy Wright Glenn

The Wild Edge of Sorrow: Francis Weller

Re-Imagining the End of Life: Self-Development & Reflective Practices for Nurse Coaches, Jan Booth

Advice for Future Corpses and Those Who Love Them: Sallie Tisdale

Awake at the Bedside - Contemplative Teachings on Palliative and End-of-Life Care:  Koshin Paley Ellison and Matt Weingast


The Five Invitations: Frank Ostaseski


The Grace in Dying: Kathleen Dowling-Singh


A Year to Live: Stephen and Ondrea Levine


Who Dies?   Stephen and Ondrea Levine


How to Enjoy Death - Preparing to Meet Life’s Final Challenge without Fear"  Lama Zopa Rinpoche


Walking Each Other Home: Ram Dass


Caring for the Dying: Henry Fersko-Weiss


The Conversation: Volandes, MD


At Home With Dying:  Collett


Extreme Measures:  Jessica Zitter, MD


The Lost Art of Dying:  L.S. Dugdale


Tuesdays With Morrie:  Mitch Albom


Marrow:  Elizabeth Lesser


Graceful Exit:  Ferber, MD


The Tibetan Book of the Dead:  Padmasambhava


The Good Funeral:  Long and Lynch


Dancing with Elephants:  Jarem Sawatsky


A Beginner's Guide to the End:   BJ Miller MD and Shoshana Berger


From Here to Eternity:   Caitlin Doughty


Making Friends with Death - A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality:   Judith L. Lief 


No Death, No Fear - Comforting Wisdom for Life:   Thich Nhat Hanh (Riverhead)


Living in the Light of Death - On the Art of Being Truly Alive:   by Larry Rosenberg 


Leaning Into Sharp Points - Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers:   by Stan Goldberg


Staring at the Sun - Overcoming the Terror of Death:   Irving Yalom


Being with Dying - Cultivating compassion and fearlessness in the presence of death:   Joan Halifax


The End of Fear - A Spiritual Path for Realists:   Richard Schaub


Overcoming the Fear of Death - Through Each of the 4 Main Belief Systems:   Kelvin Chin


Share the Care:   Capossela and Warnock


At the Time of Death - Symbols & Rituals for Caregivers and Chaplains:   David Bieniek


Grieving Is Loving - Compassionate Words for Bearing the Unbearable:   Dr. Joanne Cacciatore


Bearing the Unbearable:   Dr. Joanne Cacciatore


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