LISP-cover3Leaning Into Sharp Points:Practical Guidence and Nuturing Support for Caregivers

ELISABETH KUBLER-ROSS FOUNDATION-Dianne Gray, board member of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation and president of Hospice and Healthcare Communications

“Gentle and supportive, Stan Goldberg’s essential book should stay on your nightstand throughout the long process from diagnosis to death. You will turn to it again and again for practical, crucial guidance that you will use immediately, and often…”

Awards, Endorsements and Reviews

AWARDS
First Place Award Winner Health: Death and Dying category, 2012 International Book Awards Leaning into Sharp Points: Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers
Finalist Self-Help General 2012 International Book Awards Leaning into Sharp Points: Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers

Excerpts

Statistics show that at least once in almost everyone’s life, they will become a caregiver. Though an estimated 35 million currently provide care for someone terminally or chronically ill, those who accept this responsibility often feel as alone as if they were in a frightening foreign land. Whether visiting occasionally or caregiving 24/7, they are brushing up against life’s sharpest point.

 

book-coverLessons for the Living

People learned what I was doing when I would decline an invitation to do something on a Thursday night. When they asked why I couldn’t come, and I responded with “I’ll be doing my hospice shift then,” my explanation was generally met with silence.

AWARDS

2011 First Place Award-Winner in the Spirituality: Inspirational
—-Category International Book Awards
2011 Best Buddhist Writing of 2011

 

Lessons-for-the-LivingExcerpt From Lessons for the Living

2011 First Place Award-Winner in the Spirituality: Inspirational
—-Category International Book Awards
2011 Best Buddhist Writing of 2011
2010 London Book Festival Grand Prize Winner, Best —-International Book
2010 London Book Festival Best International Inspirational Book

 

Reviews-150x150Reviews of Lessons for the Living

2011 Best Buddhist Writing of 2011
2010 London Book Festival Grand Prize Winner, Best International Book
2010 London Book Festival Best International Inspirational Book

 

Poems

Of Course You Remember
Of course you remember she says.
It was your sixtieth, and
we came from across the country
to express our love.
I don’t remember, I say.

Published Books by Stan Goldberg

First Place Death and Dying, Finalist Self-Help, 2012 International Book Awards
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Winner of the London Book Festival’s Best New International Book of 2010
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