Posts Posts by: "Amy"

When I review a doula certification submission, which includes written portions of conversations between the doula and a dying person or loved one, I spend time pointing out how an interaction could be improved in one way or another. It’s easy for me to see how the doula could have said something in a…(Read More)

PhillyVoice Articles

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From January 2015 to June 2019 Amy Wright Glenn was an active contributor to PhillyVoice composing over 50+ research-based and personal reflections. Her popular articles covering topics relating to birth, breastfeeding, doula work, conscious death/dying, parenting with mindfulness, and spirituality have been read by hundreds of thousands. Amy now focuses her writing energy…(Read More)

Tales of a UU Chaplain

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I watch a circle of my peers, hospital chaplains-in-training like myself, gather. We arrive on time to find ourselves in a small conference room. The chairs are arranged in a circle. While the bland bureaucracy of windowless hospital décor surrounds us, we stand at the precipice of a rigorous and multifaceted 9…(Read More)

Four Webinars for $40

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The following four popular webinars focusing on parenting and cultivating mindful relationships are offered now in a bundle for $40USD. Members of the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death are able to view these for free. Contact Amy for registration information and/or links. WEBINAR #1 Interview with Susan Caruso, executive/artistic…(Read More)

Listen to Amy Wright Glenn, founder of the Institute, reflect upon holding space, death doula work, and how we can shift our culture’s taboo of openly talking about understanding of death/dying. Access the podcast here (Thank you Sheryl Smith, founder of the engAGING Conversations podcast) &nbsp…(Read More)

Q&A with Amy Wright Glenn

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Listen to Amy Wright Glenn speak about her second book: Holding Space ~ On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go “Holding Space does just that for each of us. In a clear, intimate voice, Amy Wright Glenn shares her own experience and wisdom and by doing so makes a space for her reader to develop the same…(Read More)