Mostly death, or dying, is about the person who is leaving, that is, until they lose awareness, and then, it is about the family or the friends.
Tag Archives: Victor Frankl
Two Distant Strangers
What became of Jeter?
Function versus behaviour
Nothing works with Florence, distraction, diversion, joking, cajoling, all the old tropes fail. You have to accept that Florence isn’t eating and leave her alone.
Now, here is the question.
How many of us are happy?
Don’t call my symptoms mild!
I don’t think we can banish these terms (unlike sufferer, which yes, should be binned)
The frailty continues…
Thinking again of Bruce Lee – back in the 60’s he was aware of the potential harm of naming; the risk of distortion, perversion, narrowing our horizons.
Post-traumatic bullying disorder
It is interesting. If you go back to the Great War and look at the men who returned from the front to be shot for cowardice, or later diagnosed with shell-shock and what we know today as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, how society views health and disease, physical and psychological wellbeing, evolves over time. It isContinue reading “Post-traumatic bullying disorder”
Why I’ve been so upset (& dumplings)
Who have slipped from, Jean in the corner, retired postmistress from Fife, to bed 12;
I search for meaning (& patient safety)
And here is the connection back to Frankl. A safe workplace is joyful. Safety is achieved through the staff having a sense of control of their own lives and meaning for their efforts.