At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk, which asks big questions about how we think on death and honor life.
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to me it is if u stood back a totaly let people screw you over and i canr set back and let fools get away with it i have to be able to look in to the mirror and i cant if i just drop it, it has went to far and well the aragance of this fool or fools no. i cant so well we shal see how this goes right fools.. smile u might be looking at me right out side... hellow my friend.. now i need to go get a note thats ging to tell me my friendky hackers this is going to be good you agree my friends
THE BEST Ted Talk I have EVER heard. 'How we die is indeed something we can affect'. We can change the unnecessary suffering by designing what is best for ourselves any time in life not only at the end of it. I cannot stop thinking about it and hopefully it will lead me to DO something.
Thank you, doctor B.J.Miller.
Hi I am a independent documentary maker and making a documentary on raising awareness around End of Life Care. Ian self finding this project and am kindly requesting to add a couple of very short clips from this video. Full credit will of course be given. Please can you let me know if this is possible. The clips would be about 20seconds or so long. . Thank you in advance . Jean-Francois
This guy is like the real life version of Robert California. If you ignore what he's saying, you assume it's profound and original base upon the performance of his soliloquy. But if you pay attention to the words, it's clear he's more concerned about crafting poetic sentences than saying anything of substance. I think what he's trying to say is let people YOLO when they get close to dying. Not sure why he needed 20 minutes to get that out. A better use of time is to listen to Jason Isbell - If We Were Vampires.
Dear Dr Miller, Thank you for your extreme service to your fellow humans. Your a great speaker that really keeps listeners hanging on your every word. It seems that we are all very handicapped when compared to you:)
If this was in person, I would ask him to slow down and explain this to me as he would to an 8-year old. All through the talk it felt like I kept missing the point, like I understood his words, but the feelings of his words were somehow beyond me.
What a master piece of a human being! So beautiful to watch. Also, reading the comments, it is incredible to see everyone feeling the same things. I take my hat off to people like him who can bring people together by their presence and words. Just Wow.
Don't know what to make of this talk.. We usually forget our senses, perceptions, feelings, emotions; they come and go. Our most important being is our sense of self, the "I- awareness", not our outside experiences ( I'm listening to Rupert Spira these days).
This testimony is the prove that all people has a light inside the soul. This man turned be big after a sad accident. More than that, this man broken his problems and help others to make the same thing. Stories like that inspire me to be strong and not complain about my life.
I have watched this talk at least half a dozen times. There is something so much deeper than the words that are spoken being communicated. I watch this video and I feel more grounded, more in touch with my emotions. I see his compassion and deep understanding of humanity and it is incredibly uplifting and humbling at the same time. There is something about the speaker that calls out to the best in us and calls us to be better.
A chill ran down my spine while listening to him., it felt both uncomfortable and the most comforting to be listening about life and death. Throughout the talk, I could feel the emotions he wanted to convey. It was like he wanted to tell his own story by telling other people's stories. The whole talk was about life, death and something in between. The most captivating talk I have heard on Ted Talks. He can be writer or he should keep connecting with people however he likes as I feel he provides a secure niche for others to be equally vulnerable to speak their heart and learn from each other's experiences. Thanks for the this talk.
it's simply not true that all healthcare workers have good intentions. Particularly mental health it is about money and in scotland it is corrupt. Even the mental health act is not human rights compatible. Some of the biggest thugs criminals and bullies enjoy causing suffering. The nazis are not the only organisation which has bad human behaviour. In fact hitler changed laws warning the jews, in mental health it is illegal, the act itself is illegal. But hey who cares who gets caught by this indiscriminate act ? Anyone ?
Palliative nursing is the most rewarding job in nursing😢 however its the saddest😪 when i started nursing i worked for a year and half and became depressed and has to take meds. Now i'm in cardiology and striving without. Possibly will go back to it when ill be in my later years...
Nalin Ranjan to Imperial College Neuroscience Society
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Sleep deprivation affects the economic growth
Nalin Ranjan, Scientist
BBC World News –London
I am surprise to see an article again titled as “Inadequate sleep may cost countries billions” appeared in ‘The Times of India dt 5-6-2018 stating “Sleep, a health problem affecting at least one three adults worldwide, could cost countries billions. A study has found. Researchers from Victoria University and University of Western Australia attempted to measure the economic consequences of limited sleep times in Australia. Limited sleep time is defined as “difficulties with sleep initiation, maintenance or quality associated with the presence of impaired daytime alertness” at least several days a week.
The study, published in the journal Sleep, evaluated financial and non-financial cost data derived from national surveys and databases.”
Again, I would like to put it in a more perspective way how to overcome this inadequate sleep in people when they start working longer hours in office or in factories. One hour ahead before leaving office or factories he/she should work on my invented Medical Instrument just for one hour can easily remove all stress, strain, fatigue as well as eyes strain that make him/her to become fresh again at end the of the day. This way it will make the brain healthier through my invented Medical Instrument that enhances the dipole dipole force which is nothing but Higgs Boson particle that strengthens all the ionize blood cells to carry more oxygen in them. This excess oxygen gives a sound sleep, thus making the brain as fresh as ever.
Earlier itself I had displayed in my blog website titled as “Globally GDP is declining by sleepy workers” published on 31-5-2017 can be assessed from this website
Let this beauty overcome sleepiness.
Brain Research Work
Copy of this report posted to “Dr Neil Degresse Tyson, Scientist from United States –New York” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Dr. Lawrence Krauss, Scientist from United States- California” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to "Dr.Michio Kaku, Scientist from United States -California" on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Dr. Jennifer Klay, Scientist - Asst Professor of Physics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Federation of European Neuroscience Societies” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Imperial College Neuroscience Society” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Penn Centre for Neuroscience and Society” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to Dr. Philip Plait, Scientist from United States - California" on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “CERN-LHC restart: We want to break physics” on 8-6-2018
Copy of this report posted to “Donald Trump- The President of United States” on 8-6-2018
Globally GDP is declining by sleepy workers
G l o b a lly G D P is d e c l i n i...
Phil Plait Leaves Slate for Syfy Wire
Bad Astronomy blogger Phil Plait is leaving Slate and moving to Syfy Wire.
My understanding is that he wants people to find comfort and fulfilment in life towards the end of their life, In order to unburden themselves from pain or guilt. However, he is implying that we indulge in distractions to dilute the fact of inevitable death. In theory, what he is saying is a wonderful illusion, but by mourning over someones death does not change the fact that the person is dead. Why should making the process of death beautiful, if we our whole lives have lived in suffering until that moment? He says life should be a crescendo, but is it not a decrescendo in health until the heart stops? For thousands of years people have died without this illusion, and life moves on. The most realistic view of life is to accept death as it is, not with a silver spoon that is not there. So if the question is What really matters at the end of life, then the realistic answer would be nothing. This obviously is a nihilistic view point, but a logical one at that. So then this creates the fundamental question of philosophy, is life meaningless and if so, what is the point in living if it is. Although my opinion states that it is meaningless, I will respect those that continue to have faith in the illusion that it is not.
Some people think that death is the end of everything they have accomplish in life and they look back instead of looking to what unknown experiences may lie ahead. Death is the decay of the patterns of atoms. All the atoms never die they just rearrange themselves into a new form over various sets of time and conditions.
Time is a component quantity of various measurements used to sequence events, to compare the duration of events or the intervals between them, and to quantify rates of change of quantities in material reality or in the conscious experience. ... Time in physics is unambiguously operationally defined as "what a clock reads". Wikipedia
Time is not just passing; a state of matter and maybe antimatter is now changing to form something completely new that may have never existed before. Does a caterpillar know it is going to become a butterfly?
Alan Watts: The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
Worked in healthcare most of my life: What lasts is our love through our progeny. But I beg to differ: Disease is not the center of American Healthcare, as much as is money. Everything right about The Good Samaritan, caregivers, compassion, and the laborer is worthy of his wages. But an ICD10 schedule, under Title 22, demonstrates the mandatory wage slavery furthered by The McCarran-Fergusen Antitrust Exemption, 100% federal, mandatory in each state. Therefore, treatment is reimbursed repeatedly; cure is not. Welcome to the Misinformation Age. Freedom for our children; reform (free up) healthcare.
God bless this guy and tall the people out there like him, who even in their own suffering, and through love, teach that it’s never as bad as it seems, that we always have one last chance to turn despair into hope and ugliness into beauty
Good story... "Is any larger bounty conceivable than this, that an individual, looking within himself, should find that by the confirming grace of God he has become the cause of peace and well-being, of happiness and advantage to his fellow men?" No, by the one true God, there is no greater bliss, no more complete delight." – Abdu’l-Baha, Baha'i Faith
Insightful, caring conversation on a topic so many refuse to acknowledge until approached one on one. So unique an experience to accompany someone on this last journey and simply be there for them; and we who remain in life so avoid it.
Awakened in me so many fond memories of my caring for the living as they approached death's door. His eyes are not sad, they are simply reflective of what has been seen and experienced - they spoke to me heart and mind.
This man is ground zero of a love and understanding outbreak. It seems pressure has created a diamond here. He has a rare ability to take pain and make it beautiful using nothing but naked emotion. It's infectious serenity and the world is a better place with him in it.
Pessimist 1...one who has a realistic awareness of the evils (malevolence if you prefer within each of us and our fellow humans) and hardships (tragedy of disease, natural disaster, accident, stupidity) Pessimist 2 One who unable to face malevolence and tragedy with equanimity, concludes from his own weakness that all life is a worthless snare...often an antisocial, isolated "intellectual" male bachelor in my opinion...Will Durant "On the Meaning of Life." It's a short booklet to meditate and forget about on a long walk. Also Eckhart Tolles book's even if they sound like NewAge word salad.
The guys from the crematory arrived with no body bag - rather.. it was instead, a soft, green blanket. I remember one man was wearing a jazzy Hawaiian shirt, no surgical whites to be seen, either. They tenderly wrapped mom's remains, as though she were bring bundled off to sleep away camp (as indeed she was:, to the ETERNAL sleep away camp!). Now wrapped, she was placed onto the gurney. I asked them to pause. I laid my head down, on the blanketed length of her, and said a soft goodbye. We all stood, almost like... some agreed upon signal. And then..moments after...away she went...
It is June 1, 2018 as I write. Surrounded by those who loved her, after a week long vigil, where none of us left her side, mom passed gently in the early hours a year ago today. We sang to her, took photos, spoke to her, the dog wandered in and out, food cooked on the stove, the tv/radio played, the sounds and activities of life were all there...we were, and are, profoundly changed by the experience.
i really have felt the same whenevrr a death happens on my unit.. i hatr how they transfer the body of that patient and clean it and remove any evidence as if he never existed. its true that "hospitals are no place to die"
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Несомненно, сложность разрешения семейных неурядиц обусловлено тем, что между супругами, как правило, нет соглашения, брачного контракта и они предъявляют друг другу различные требования, как материального так и морального характера. Как показывает наша практика, прийти в такой ситуации к обоюдному решении семейного спора очень сложно и, порой, без вмешательства адвоката по семейным делам,— невозможно.
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для решения спора.
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