I’m sure you can recall a time when you were sick and took your first step outdoors after being inside for several days. Do you remember what it felt like?
While I whole-heartedly support the healing efforts of anyone in the throes of serious addiction, it seems that we create more problems for ourselves when we fight addiction before we understand it.
There’s a saying in the beauty industry, particularly among professional hairstylists that got me laughing but also thinking about its parallels to healthcare.
Autumn is a great time to recognize the transformational and healing power of color. Its nature’s way of showing us that color is an integral part of transition and growth.
While it makes perfect sense to run from something that is threatening us, there is a philosophy of healing that works on the exact opposite principle.
I saw a film recently that affected me profoundly. In fact, I was so moved by its message that I closed my office one afternoon and took my entire staff to see it.
The months leading up to Hannah’s birth began as an exercise in trust and ended in the lesson that healing can come from the most unlikely of sources, as long as we are open in the moment to receive it.
To me, words are like bacterial strains proliferating quickly for good or ill depending on the conditions of the mental environment in which they find themselves.
Labels are limitations and healing aren’t about label-making. It’s about staying open to our limitless potential to heal.
Reflecting on my studies in microbiology and electrochemistry, I have a realization that I want to share with you. Every microbiologist and electrochemist are very familiar with Dmitri Mendeleev.