Preventing and reversing chronic illness

Preventing and reversing chronic illness

Today, over 65% OF Americans suffer with at least one chronic disease, many with two to five different conditions. The United Nation reports that chronic diseases are responsible for 35 million deaths a year globally. Our world today is full of toxins and pathogens;...

Chronic Illness and longevity

Chronic Illness and longevity

What is longevity? What brings on the glow of robust health? And, are we able to extend or even rebuild good health in our later years? Longevity is often defined as the extension of life or simply as long life, but we all know many older individuals who are living...

How to Talk to Children About Death

How to Talk to Children About Death

Researchers  report that one in six children has lost a parent by the time they are 18, and 9 out of 10 have lost a close family member or friend. One of the biggest mistakes adults make is not talking to children about it. Children are acutely aware of the emotional...

What happens to your body when you die?

What happens to your body when you die?

What Happens To Your Body When You Die?   “What happens to your body when you die?” is a frequently asked question about death. In the 21t century, most of us have little if any experience with a dead body and no idea what happens to it during the first few hours...

How to Be With a Dying Person

How to Be With a Dying Person

Those who accompany a dying person on their final journey often have no idea how to do it. Families need time for their regular duties, time to grieve, time for self-care, and time for being with the patient. The mission of The Metta-Institute is to train...

How to Know When Death is Near

How to Know When Death is Near

There are many signs that death is approaching, particularly when someone has been ill for some time. In fact, there is some evidence that cognitive decline begins as long before death as two or three years and many people actually have some idea of how long they have...

Dying at Home

Dying at Home

Eighty percent of Americans say that they would like to die at home, yet only twenty percent actually do. Of course, some will die in accidents, or while they are traveling. Some die unexpectedly of a heart attack or stroke while they are out of the house. Mostly,...