Homework for the Heart
David Maginley is a spiritual counsellor, four-time cancer survivor, near death experiencer, public speaker and author. He joins the Director of the Advance Care Planning Initiative, Laurel Gillespie, in a three part series that will explore Building Resiliency, Mental Health, and Compassionate Communities.
Part I – Building Resilience
“Advance Care Planning is an act of love.”
In this first episode of Homework for the Heart, David and Laurel explore the importance of building and enhancing resiliency.
Part 2 – Mental Health
“An Advance Care Plan is a beautiful way to love those who care for you. To guide them, you are the teacher, you are the shaman, you are the mentor in this enterprise. You are teaching them how to live and die well.”
In the second episode of Homework for the Heart, David and Laurel explore the importance of Advance Care Planning and its benefits towards mental health. They also delve into the four most important things to say as someone approaches end-of-life.
Part III – Compassionate Communities
“Compassionate action helps us navigate a crisis… Advance Care Planning can lower the anxiety as well as result in a more sustainable healthcare system.”
In the third and final episode of Homework for the Heart, David and Laurel explore the importance of Advance Care Planning and compassionate communities.