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What is trans pers onal caring

To go beyond one's own ego when caring for someone


What does caritas mean

To cherish, appreciate, and to love


process 1

-cultivating the practice of loving-kindness and equanimity toward self and other as foundational to caritas consciousness
-attend to self-care practices


process 2

-being authentically present: enabling, sustaining, and honoring the faith, hope, and deep belief system and the inner subjective life world of self/other
-incorporates other's beliefs, values, and what is meaningful to them


process 3

-cultivation of one's own spiritual practices and transpersonal self, going beyond ego self
-lifelong process of evolving and honoring our own inner needs
-we must recognize and feel our own feelings and help others to do the same


process 4

-developing and sustaining a helping-trusting caring relationship
-human presence and authentic listening


process 5

-being present to and supportive of the expression of positive and negative feelings
-essential to establish trusting relationships
-listen to both positive and negative feelings


process 6

-creative use of self and all ways of knowing as part of the caring process; engage in the artistry of caritas nursing


process 7

-engage in genuine teaching-learning experience that attends to unity of being and subjective meaning attempting to stay within the other's frame of reference
-learning is more than receiving information


process 8

-creating a healing environment at all levels


process 9

-administering sacred nursing acts of caring healing by tending to basic human needs
-mind, body, and spirit are all connected
-food, fluid, elimination, ventilation, activity, sexuality, achievement, affiliation, and self-actualization


process 10

-opening and attending to spiritual/mysterious and existential unknowns of life and death
-we do not have all the answers to life and death and we must be open to unknowns