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By Joan Halifax

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The Buddhist method of loss of life should be of significant profit to humans of all backgrounds—as has been confirmed again and again in Joan Halifax’s many years of labor with the death and their caregivers. encouraged via conventional Buddhist teachings, her paintings is a resource of knowledge for all those people who are charged with a death person’s care, dealing with their very own loss of life, or wishing to discover and think about the transformative energy of the death method. Her teachings verify that we will be able to open and speak to our internal power, and that we will be able to support others that suffer to do a similar.

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This phenomenon is not uncommon after a traumatic death. One woman I interviewed lost her husband suddenly after he was admitted to the hospital for a minor condition but arrested and died. She would not go home until everything of his was taken out of the house. She could barely wait until spring came and his footprints in the snow disappeared. This behavior is not common and frequently stems from a conflicted relationship with the deceased (see therapy interventions in chapter 6 for additional information on grieving conflicted relationships).

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