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June 15, 2016

Benefits of Mindfulness

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. As therapists, cultivating mindfulness is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. If asked to explain the value of mindfulness, you may […]
June 15, 2016

Hospice and The Art of Dying Well

So many of us live our lives as if life and death as two separate events. But just like life itself, dying has its own trajectory. […]
June 9, 2016

THE DUTY OF A MAN TO TAKE CARE OF HIMSELF FOR OTHERS

It is June, which means it’s the beginning of summer, as well as, Men’s Health Awareness Month. What, you never heard of that? It’s not surprising […]
May 19, 2016

Death Changes Everything. Time Changes Nothing.

  “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. “ —- Benjamin Franklin Time is our […]
May 6, 2016

Increasing Wellbeing in Organizations: The role of Managers and Leaders

If you lead or manage people, your actions have a direct impact on the wellbeing of others. When leaders embrace the opportunity to improve employees’ wellbeing, […]
April 15, 2016

It Always Seems Too Early. Until It’s Too Late.

Imagine you’re in a hospital and you can’t speak. You slip into a coma. Soon you won’t be able to swallow or breathe. Who will speak […]
April 7, 2016

Volunteering: An American Tradition

“I have seen Americans making great and sincere sacrifices for the key common good and a hundred times I have noticed that, when needs be, they […]
March 3, 2016

The Experience of Dying

Despite the power and status of the wealthiest among us, in death they will be no different from the poorest among us; Simply food for worms. […]
February 26, 2016

The Respiratory System

Why are lungs important? Every cell in your body needs oxygen in order to live. The air we breathe contains oxygen and other gases. Once in […]