For Those Who Give and Grieve | Fall 2013

Simple Yoga to Feel Better

After a devastating loss in our lives, our physical bodies can hold on to that emotional pain. Many feel that yoga postures contribute to better mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. Whether you're a loyal yoga devotee or someone who has never attempted yoga before, try these simple postures to help relax, feel calm and reduce anxiety.

Simple Yoga to Feel Better

 

Forever Linked

In 1989, Jack Fassnacht received a kidney from someone he will never know, at least by name and yet, the two of them are forever linked by that one act of generosity. Since then he's become a father and given many talks about the importance of organ donation and the gift of life. Read Jack's story here.

Forever Linked

 

Regaining Energy… A Few Simple Tips from Donor Families

Grief is emotionally and physically draining. Regaining energy takes patience, but small steps can make a big difference. Donor families share their suggestions to feel better and start moving again.

Michael Doherty, Jr.

 

A Teenager's Life-Saving Decision

When high school senior Michael Doherty, Jr. passed away in a car accident, his family remembered a conversation they'd had three years earlier. They knew that their caring and thoughtful son would want to be an organ and tissue donor.

Michael Doherty, Jr.