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Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Northern, California
Kirsti A. Dyer MD, MS, FT, CWS is a respected physician, professional health educator, professor, lecturer and author. She received her Medical and Master's Degrees from the University of California, Davis and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and... Full Bio
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Healers and Healing - Learning to Let Go by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management Healers and Healing  was written soon after I finished my residency program in 1996. It was written as my way of expressing my experiences with as a medical student, reside ... Read on »
An Angel Blessing for Those in Challenging Times by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management From a quote card that I created several years ago for someone going through a difficult challenge May Angels comfort you in challenging times, Encircle you with lovin ... Read on »
Poems for Healing - A Better Place by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management A Better Place was written many years ago to memorialize young girl who was unexpectedly and suddenly killed. The poem is shared in memory of several other young girls who ... Read on »
Seeds of Promise - A Poem of Hope by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management The new background image reminded me of a poem that I had written many years ago called "Seeds of Promise." I've included it here for readers. Seeds of Promise Golden ... Read on »
A New Look for the Grief, Loss & Transitions Blog by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management With all of the new changes being made to Blogger and new templates and template designer now available, it seemed time to update the Grief, Loss & Transitions Blog. One ... Read on »
Engage with Grace Project - Thanksgiving Blog Rally by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management I received an email this week telling me about the blog rally being held by several health care bloggers to get the word out about starting the difficult questions on End of L ... Read on »
Poems for Healing: The Messenger by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management The Messenger was written many years ago to provide a bit of solace and soothing words for a family friend and patient, both of whom had recently lost their spouses. I de ... Read on »
Water Blessing Label Bookmarks for Focused Healing by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management In September 2009 The Spirit of Water added several news products to their product line that I have already supported in this blog and in the NICU Parent Support Blog . T ... Read on »
Remembering on the 8th Anniversary of September 11, 2001 by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management This year marks the 8th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. For some losses, such as this type of tragic loss, the grief remains. A quote from Senator Ted Kennedy written to a ... Read on »
Senator Kennedy's Gift of Time: Dying on His Own Terms by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management When I heard that Senator Kennedy had died, one of my first thoughts was that he had been able to die on his terms. He announced in May 2008 that he had a malignant brain tu ... Read on »
Motherland the Film - A Tribute to Those Coping with Grief by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management Motherland the Film is an amazing look at six women's journey of healing following the loss of a child by reaching out to help others half a world away. Film-maker and di ... Read on »
Gone Too Soon - Michael Jackson's Prophetic Song by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management I thought I knew most of the great songs for dealing with loss, but this one, "Gone Too Soon" written by Michael Jackson came out while I was in Medical School and didn't get ... Read on »
Smile - A Beautiful Heartfelt Musical Memorial by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management It was only fitting at the Michael Jackson memorial service that was a celebration of his life ceremony that there were so many moving musical tributes. This service was a eve ... Read on »
Pocket Cemetery Inspired by Recent Celebrity Deaths by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management The pre-release of the new iPhone app, Pocket Cemetery has been inspired by the recent series of celebrity deaths, most notably Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon ... Read on »
Rest in Peace - June's Deaths by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management People often believe when a celebrity dies, they go in three's. This isn't the case for the month of June. There must be something in the air or the planets must be in th ... Read on »
Strength in Adversity - Quote from Grey's Anatomy by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management Another inspiring quote came from Grey's Anatomy Season 5's Episode 19. The quote is part of the speech that Derek gives to Meredith in their unorthodox "proposal." This ... Read on »
Surviving a Crisis - Quote from Grey's Anatomy by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management This quote came from Grey's Anatomy Season 5's Episode 19. It is probably one of my favorite quotes on surviving a crisis. The quote is part of what Derek tells Meredith wh ... Read on »
Water Blessing Labels a Way to Help with Healing and Coping by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management I discovered the Spirit of Water website in 2007 and immediately was drawn to the concept of these Water Blessing Labels. I have always been inspired by words and quotes. ... Read on »
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep an eBook of Comfort by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Stress Management Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep is a helpful resource, an eBook with over 250 poems, quotes, words and readings of comfort for those who have experienced a loss. It is ... Read on »
Inspiring Video - A Perspective on the Not so "Lost Generation" by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This inspiring video takes a look at the generation that must care about this earth and no longer be apathetic and lethargic. This video from the AARP is an inter ... Read on »