Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing & The Now

In the last few years, a great deal of research and media attention is being given to the concept/practice/idea of mindfulness. While it might seem like the flavour-of-the-moment buzz-word, to us it might also be perceived as an encapsulation or distillation of the...

Mirror in the New Year

Often, it seems to us, the ultimate goal of being a health professional is the same as that of being a parent; that is, to nurture and care for our patients/children so well that we become more or less redundant. On New Year’s Day, 2016, we would underscore the...

yes, and…Power-of-AND

One of the most under-appreciated words in the English language is the word ‘and,’ that tiny little con-junction or 3-letter joining word. Coke Zero ran an intriguing ad that is rich and instructive about how to use ‘and’ constructively for...