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Dec 22, 2015

Today's podcast is a discussion I had with Martha Koock Ward of Austin. She is a delightful woman, 5th generation Austinite, and I loved what her family is doing to honor one of their deceased siblings. I asked her to share with us for the series I am doing called "Life and Grief Through the Holidays. 

 End of Life Care...

Dec 14, 2015

Present day healthcare services are squeezed for time, doulas and practitioners need experiences and the person who is ill and dying and their family needs attention. If we can work together on creating a system that uses the skills of the doulas in serving people as they gain practical mastery of the art of it all, we...

December 8, 2015

Dec 13, 2015

I was sick this week so I had to cancel my interviews. We will be back on it for the December 15, 2015 

peace, Deanna


Dec 2, 2015

We all go through loss. It can be devastating regardless of what time of year it is. Many people describe an extra heaviness during the holiday season (end of the year) and I wanted to address this with stories. People who have been there and are there now.

We get strength from each other through our stories. I am...

Nov 23, 2015

Amanda Carr is an ER nurse who has worked ERs around the country. She is on a mission. Her blog, Changing the Face of Dying,, is where you can find her sharing her observations and making a difference. She recently accompanied me on my 2nd Doula Journey to New Zealand and Australia and we...