Life Lessons from the Mammography Suite

Last week I had my first mammogram. If you’re thinking, wow, isn’t she a bit young for that?, first, thank you!, and second, my doctor recommended starting now due to the impressive history of breast cancer in my family. Yes, we have had genetic testing, and no, the BRCA mutation was not found. Which most …

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Beating Burnout (or at least trying)

Medical News Today put together this look at different ways that doctors spend their time outside of the hospital. I'm pleased to be included and fascinated by the variety of hobbies that others pursue. I can't claim that writing completely prevents burnout, but it certainly helps! Read the article here.

Namaste . . . to Myself

So many of the phrases that I use when talking and writing about palliative care - meeting people where they are, starting low and going slow[ly] (when managing pain meds), following the signs that the body shows us - apply surprisingly well to yoga. Yogic wisdom encourages us to go at our own pace, focusing …

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