Individuals caring for elderly, inform, disabled or handicapped relatives or friends will find a wealth of wonderful, comforting thoughts in over 100 single-page reflections. Suggestions for dealing with fatigue, anger, worry, finances and other practical matters are presented alongside meditations on themes of hope, patience, service, love and appreciation.
More than 300 organizations across the country have hosted her talks and workshops, including Catholic Charities, Lutheran Social Service, Presbyterian Homes, MS Society, State Departments of Human Services, Area Agencies on Aging, and many others. She has also presented at numerous professional conferences sponsored by such organizations as the Alzheimer's Association, American Society on Aging, and ARCH National Respite Network.
In her presentations, Samples helps people discover how to achieve greater peace of mind and ease in their lives. She gets them relaxing and reflecting, moving and laughing in ways that awaken fresh resourcefulness and lead to greater equanimity, flexibility, and effectiveness in their day-to-day activities at work or at home. They learn how to routinely draw on and restore their emotional, spiritual, and physical reserves, and to honor limits—their own and others'.
Samples has an M.A. in human development and has experience working in health care, social services, and ministry. She also has a M.F.A. in creative writing. She is the former editor of a wellness publication and has published hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles on health, aging, spirituality, and human behavior.
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