How does a leading psychedelic researcher cope with his terminal cancer diagnosis? We learn about his experience and the therapeutic potential of entheogens.
What do you do when frontline chemotherapy fails to stop cancer from growing? Your care team may offer the decision between aggressive anticancer treatment or palliative and hospice care. We share the story of one patient as she determined what was...
We often use words like fighting, battle, and war for illness like cancer, but can "fighters" feel like failures when illness advances? Learn how can we do better.
How much would your life change if you embraced the concept that we will all die...but then got busy living with the gift of that perspective?
This week’s show addresses these ideas and embraces the idea of living our lives as if we were dying.
Caregiving for a terminal loved is a marathon, and it can seem hard to imagine life without them and the responsibilities of taking care of them. What do you after your duties are over? Two men who cared for wives with dementia answer that question.
Does caring for a partner change the relationship? Michael shares what he learned to let the relationship with his wife change in the ways that it needed to.
Caregiving for a partner with dementia requires commitment and strength that we may not think we have. Michael shares what he learned in 12 years caring for his wife.
In Part 2 about frontotemporal dementia, we talk about the management of FTD and ways you can help your loved one.
We interview BJ Miller: author, TED speaker and President and Counselor at Mettle Health, the first of its kind for anyone confronting illness, disability, aging, or death. While you can’t change diagnosis, you can change the way you navigate it.
Learn about the Death Positive Movement and how to disarm fear and improve the time we have left by educating ourselves and preparing for our own mortality.