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Hello, I’m so glad you’re here. I’m so pleased to be sharing my tips and suggestions for people navigating grief, via text message. My book, GONE FROM MY SIGHT: The Dying Experience, or “the little blue hospice book” has sold over 30 million copies and is the most beloved and widely used resource of its kind. Lots of the tips I share in the book can now be delivered straight to your phone, thanks to my partnership with Help Texts. And, because you're signing up here on my page, you'll receive my personal discount, below. Signup takes less than five minutes and you'll receive your first text message right away.
I'm also really pleased to be supporting healthcare workers via text. I have worked in many hospice roles over the past four decades including patient care manager, clinical director, nurse and volunteer, so I know how important it is to help our care workers navigate burnout and fatigue. Sign up below.
Take good care of yourself.
-- Barbara Karnes
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Caregivers: Caring for a loved one with a terminal diagnosis can be hard. We're here for you. Get gentle, bite-sized guidance from end-of-life experts straight to your phone.
Healthcare Workers: Tips, education and support for healthcare workers facing burnout, grief and fatigue. We'll text you expert tips for preventing burnout, tools for coping with ongoing loss, and scripts for compassionately caring for patients, bereaved families and your team.
Grief: Grief is hard. Getting support doesn't have to be. Get ongoing, expert text messages personalized to your unique loss. Sign up and start getting support right away.
How it works:
Get ongoing, expert grief support straight to your phone.
1. Sign up for texts
It only takes 5 minutes to complete our sign up form. The more you're comfortable sharing, the better we'll be able to customize your text messages based on age, relationship, cause of death, and dates that are important to you (like a death anniversary or a holiday).
2. Add supporters
This step is optional, but research shows that receiving support from others helps grievers feel less alone after a death.
Using your customized email template or QR code, easily send invites to the people you'd like to support you. Once they accept, we'll text them gentle suggestions and tips about how to be there for you.
You focus on taking care of yourself; we'll take care of educating your friends and family.
3. Start getting texts
Once you're signed up, there's nothing else you need to do. You'll receive your first text within minutes. Sit back and let helpful, expert grief wisdom come to you.
I was gifted Help Texts from my sister after the loss of a dear friend. These texts are wonderful!!!! Not only are they supportive, but the insights they provide and tools to help are invaluable. I have shared several of the texts to others who are going through grief as well. At first, they ask questions, so that the texts they provide are geared to your needs. The thoughtfulness of this gift is profound, and I can't recommend it enough.
Hi Marty, thanks for your supportive words. As I typed this I realized that is also what Help Texts are---supportive words. Blessings! Barbara