Fighting, battling, and beating: combat metaphors in medicine are just wrong

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Originally posted on Heart Sisters:
by Carolyn Thomas  ♥  @HeartSisters Are you “battling” heart disease”? Have you “beaten” cancer? Are you “fighting” a chronic illness? These wartime references are metaphors as described by Dr.…

Every Day To-Do List

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Weekly Round Up: The Thanksgiving Edition

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Greetings From Ireland: What Are You Most Thankful For Today?

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One of the things I’m most grateful for in my life is that I feel part of a wonderful support community through this blog. While we don’t celebrate the day officially here in… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

Mindful Monday

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Weekly Round Up

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Time for this week’s round-up of the best of the blog posts which I’ve read over the past week. These are the posts that have moved me, taught me something, inspired me, and which… Continue reading

What Does All This Tweeting About Health Really Mean? [Research Study]

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As soon as I saw the title of Alaina Cyr‘s research study I got excited. It’s no secret that I am fascinated by the research behind social media, so Alaina’s study grabbed me… Continue reading

Motivation Monday

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