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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really helpful perspective especially for people working in this sphere who may have become a little jaded and who have ceased to see the opportunities to where they can make a difference. sharing link to our Health of Older People community of practice learning resource. Thanks you.
I heard an interview on podcast with him and Jim Ferris. BJ told the whole story of being laid up in the burn unit at the hospital. I loved the interview with BJ and Ferris. They laughed alot and it was very sincere. I agree with many who commented about BJ's eyes. A man with wisdom, love and much compassion. Thank you for what you do for the dying. Namaste
che meraviglia di persona!!! Il dolore è l'insegnante più severo, ma il migliore che la vita possa darti per farti capire quanto tu sia parte meravigliosa dell'universo. I tre punti dettati, fanno parte di un percorso che chi soffre di una malattia cronica o mortale compie senza accorgersene...... ma tutto poi comprende, non appena si incontra la famosa "palla di neve". Veramente grande persona che ha saputo peraltro riassumere così dettagliatamente, un ciclo di riflessione personale così profondo e complesso.
Little things aren’t little! There is difference between loss and regret! I didn’t want to say still saying. I have lost my only son, how can I forget? You are speaking your heart. Love you. But I am unable to see your wet eyes throughout. You are so brave. I have a great feeling for your parents. You know what parents are only when you become parents. God bless you all.
you want to have peace at the end of your life you have to do this: get all legalities in order, turn out the house and sell or give away as much as you can, make solid arrangements for animals. i'm going through the house and i feel lighter every day. i want to keep my ending tidy for whoever has to finish up after i die.
Imagine this guy's voice being the advanced sentient AI in your phone, talking to you through your earphones, convincing you to have itself (a nano chip) drilled into your head. *_"With me in your head you can never lose me, you can get information quicker, haven't I always been there for you? Make the right choice, you know you want to."_* You inevitably give in, as the AI then proceeds to overwhelm you, breaks your mind sending you into a lull leaving the AI to have full autonomy over your body.
Tragedy, blessing in disguise? We can all say that he was stupid adventuring the stupid passed time. Life is good. Unless it didn't happen, he wouldn't be talking and sharing us his deep thoughts about life. I'm sure he has transformed a lot. His life outlook has expanded.
Grateful to life, good or bad. We all have to die sooner or later. How we live each day matters most.
Wow !! I'm still crying as I type this. A young man who overcame his injuries and adversities, who became a caregiver and nurturer of life. He could have just as easily turned to drug addiction or alcoholism or suicide...but because of the care he got, he rose from the ashes and became a Phoenix of inspiration, love and human understanding. Philosophically deep, and humanly real, he offers no flowery words, but rather realistic ways of dealing with life and with death. Bravo, Dr. Miller. Hippocrates would be proud !!
I tried to watch this. I couldn't. I cared for my mom for almost ten years as she slowly died from dementia. She'd still be alive today but I entrusted the last two months of her life to "medical professionals" who literally murdered her via starvation and dehydration as they unnecessarily made her NPO because an over zealous speech therapist decided it was not safe for her to swallow and nobody bothered for inform me of that decision and my mother was not able to speak for herself or understand why nobody was feeding her or even have the awareness that it was taking place. So rather than risk aspiration, they assured her slow death and suffering by not allowing her fluids. She was eating crunchy tacos by herself only a day before I took her in for an acute infection and, yes, she was weak the next couple of days but perfectly capable of eating and drinking. I spoke to an attorney that handles aspiration cases and he said that he has successfully sued hospitals for deaths by aspiration so because of risk of law suits, hospitals will side on making a patient NPO rather than risk that patient aspirating. My mother was murdered and suffered a horrible death of dehydration and starvation because of hospital risk assessments to prevent law suits.
I cannot agree that is was because we were “subject to the clock” that we invented music. I believe making melodious sounds and beating out rhythms is very very ancient and predates by millennia the sense of being driven by time passing.
WOW! just when I thought I already heard enough B.S. about life and HOW I should live... this video gave me the most profound and truthful message about the real value of life and to live it to the fullest each and every moment until the inevitable end....my DEATH....finally comes.... thanks..... thank you very much!
While I feel this man is ultimately sharing an uplifting message. I can not help but sense a deep underlying sadness with in him. I found his talk to be very heartfelt. However, at times I found it hard too watch. Not sure what to make of it? Another great upload from Ted.
Too much is about making money buying things etc. Great for now but we all die and we would be wise to be aware of it and plan for it. It would be brilliant to have a system which helped in this populated by good people like Dr BJ Miller. BTW there's a film on Netflix called the End Game in which the amazing Dr BJ MIller appears...
This is a very creative piece of information. I wonder what his true story is. Many times, some make attempts to hide the truth to bring turn of suffering to another. Suffering in itself is unnecessary unless one is seeking to be in the place where the Lord dwells or financially set for eternal life... until the next calling. What is essential is having similar experience of another in order to witness empathy. Sacrifice on the other hand is something that is created through nature, and is not a choice. If you are created accident prone, you suffer nominally through nature. Deliberate suffering of self and others is by choice, and should not be promoted, but asked if the experience is one truly meant to enter to be closer to the ones who have also chosen to suffer, and closer also to Christ. Why? So that the effects might be studied, and resolution might be found to bring an end to suffering from disease, physical and mental affliction. These things by far, however, are not necessary unless one seeks to heal those forgotten and left behind by G_d. Again, these decisions are by choice, and should be asked of another before participating. They play games, yo. They play games because they cannot forgive, and they cannot let go and move on. They deceive by choice to feed a hunger seemingly never satisfied in order to never need to feel pain again, yet they require and demand the pain of others, and if they cannot get others to take pain, they request it to themselves.
Touching i think i just felt my heart smile, and just as Doc Holiday , BJ i am thrown at how you've given us a somewhat of a lease to a departing destination , a thought in ponder the thought of enjoying life to the very minute.
Deeply, profoundly, moving. His eyes and voice speak of a man who has embraced a level of suffering, acceptance and transcendence that few of us will ever have to face. His grace and wisdom as a result of loss and a ferocious re-integration with life, make him a man worth listening to. I am sharing this talk with everyone I know.
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.
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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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и других законов,
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для решения спора.
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