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Mindful Monday

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Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word. I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must, the bees in the garden rumbling a little,… Continue reading

In Memory Of Jessie Gruman, Patient Advocate Extraordinaire

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Earlier today I was on one of my regular healthcare Twitter chats and I heard the news that the wonderful patient advocate Jessie Gruman has died.  I was so shocked and deeply saddened… Continue reading

Malala Day: Sharing A Message Of Solidarity #StrongerThan

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Malala Day celebrates the birthday of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot for bravely defying the Taliban and attending school. This year, she has traveled to Nigeria to see the plight of… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within… Continue reading

A Zen Approach to Depression

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Originally posted on Therese J. Borchard:
In his book, “Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart,” psychiatrist Mark Epstein, M.D. tells the famous Buddhist story of Kisagotami and the mustard seed: A young woman…

Stanford Medicine X Conference

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I participated in my first live Google Hangout with some other Stanford Medicine X  ePatient delegates today. I still can’t quite believe I am going to the conference this September.  It is going… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Celebrating Social Media Day #SMDay

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It’s here! It’s the fifth International Social Media Day – an event launched in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. Each year, thousands of people organize… Continue reading

Curating List Of Breast Cancer Blogs

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I was asked recently if I would add a list of breast cancer blogs to my curated lists on List.ly. I think it’s a great idea and I have started populating the list with… Continue reading

What’s Happened To The Weekly Round-Up?

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Are you wondering what’s happened to the weekly round-up? I am feeling guilty that I have had to let it slip over the past few weeks. This is what happens when you get… Continue reading