Tag Archives: Professional Advice

How Can Someone Become an Organ Donor?

An interview with Deanna Santana, Part One

Today, SevenPonds is speaking to Deanna Santana, the director of public relations for Sierra Donor Services. SDS is a nonprofit organization located in Sacramento, California that coordinates organ and tissue donations in parts of northern California and Nevada. Her inspiring … Continue reading

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How Can Palliative Care Be Implemented in the ICU?

An interview with Dr. Jessica Nutik-Zitter, Part Two

Today SevenPonds concludes our interview with Dr. Jessica Nutik-Zitter, M.D. Dr. Zitter is a board certified specialist in both critical care and hospice and palliative medicine and an attending physician in the intensive care unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland, … Continue reading

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What is a Lasting Letter? An Interview with Frish Brandt, Part Two

Frish Brandt is a letter midwife, helping people craft messages that will last long after they're gone

Welcome to Part Two of our interview with Frish Brandt. (Read part one here.) Frish runs a volunteer service called Lasting Letters. A Lasting Letter, sometimes called a legacy letter, is one that carries one’s voice forward through time, so that … Continue reading

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What is a Lasting Letter? An Interview with Frish Brandt, Part One

Frish Brandt is a letter midwife, helping people craft messages that will last long after they're gone

Welcome to Part One of our interview with Frish Brandt. Frish runs a volunteer service called Lasting Letters. A Lasting Letter, sometimes called a legacy letter, is one that carries one’s voice forward through time, so that the recipient can … Continue reading

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What is Aromatherapy and How Can It Help Those Facing Death? An Interview with Nyssa Hanger

An aromatherapist shares her insight into how scent can enhance our well-being

Today SevenPonds completes our two-part interview with Nyssa Hanger, an aromatherapist from Tampa, Florida. (Read part one here.) Nyssa is a self-employed masseuse and essential oils expert. She is also the founder of Upward Spiral, where she helps clients heal … Continue reading

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What Is Aromatherapy, and How Can It Help Those Facing Death? An Interview with Nyssa Hanger

An aromatherapist offers insight into the mental and physical benefits that essential oils give us

Today SevenPonds chats with Nyssa Hanger, an aromatherapist based out of Tampa, Florida. She is a self-employed masseuse and an essential oils expert. She is also the founder and owner of Upward Spiral, a business with an advanced approach to healing … Continue reading

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