Does the complexity of chronic illness management overwhelm you? Do you struggle to navigate the paperwork, the emotions, the lifestyle changes that illness brings?
Everyone who deals with illness, whether patient, caregiver, provider, or administrator, deals with a complex mixture of personal, technical, institutional, and spiritual issues. It frequently takes near-heroic capacities to manage them - something that most of the world does not see, and most patients and caregivers do not appreciate even in themselves.
In this course, we examine why we often feel so disempowered and helpless in the face of these challenges, and look at strategies for reclaiming some of our lost power, and consider how we might grow personally and spiritually so that we can better handle this difficult koan (a spiritual puzzle) that we have been given.