FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ANSWERS TO COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is an End of Life/Birthing into Spirit Doula?
A Birthing into Spirit Doula provides non- medical, non judgmental support and guidance to individuals and families through the journey of birthing into spirit.
Birthing into Spirit is a conscious dying process. Birthing into Spirit honors physical death as the ending of life on earth, and embraces that consciousness continues after the death of the physical body.
What does Non-Medical Support mean?
Non-Medical Support is anything from light housekeeping, running errands, bathing/grooming, companionship, and emotional/spiritual support for the dying and their family/caregivers.
What is a Healthcare Advocate and why is it important to have one?
A Healthcare Advocate can be a spouse, relative, friend, or caregiver whom you trust. They can accompany you to doctor's appointments, and help you to understand what your doctor is discussing with you about your health concerns.
An advocate can also help you by taking notes at your appointment, so you can remember all the details. Advocates are particularly important to seniors, those who may live alone, and those without any family.
Does and End of Life/Birthing into Spirit
Doula replace hospice care?
No. Doula's work adjacent with hospice. We are supplementary support. Unfortunately, due to staffing shortage and many other reasons, the amount of time hospice and spend with your loved one is often limited. Doula's can fill in the gaps in non-medical care.
Is and End of Life/Birthing into Spirit Doula just for people that are dying.
No. Most Doula's can assist with a multitude of things, such as: pre-planning, helping to start conversations with family about your wishes, advocacy, grief counseling, and much more. As a matter of fact, planning for the end of life can not only bring YOU peace of mind, but also your family.
What is Reiki?
The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words, Rei which means "God's Wisdom or the Higher Power" and Ki which is "life force energy."
A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. Many have reported miraculous results.
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.
Patient administered self-treatments have been found to be beneficial in supporting cancer patients' healing journeys by:
-Reducing stress and anxiety
-Increasing energy levels and reducing fatigue
-Promoting an increased sense of positive well-being
REIKI MAY HELP YOU...
Relieve excessive stress
Experience deep relaxation
Relax tight muscles
Feel more balanced
Strengthen your immune system
Find relief from symptoms and causes of illness
Experience relief from pain
Deal with anxiety and depression more effectively
Prepare for medical procedures
Clear toxins from your system
Enhance your personal awareness
Be more creative
Release blocked and suppressed feelings
Deepen your meditation and positive thinking
If you have additional questions or concerns regarding services we provide, please email us at: seraph-support.com