I attended a function last night in the town where I live and work, at which we hosted our young doctors and talked to them about life as a...
Rather than making time and our destination the focus of our trip, driving can be a beautiful opportunity to connect with ourselves and enjoy just being in our bodies, and our cars, and moving them in space.
When we walk, we move our whole body. How do we move it? Are we consciously present with the whole, with our mind aligned to what our body is doing?
The way we get ready for the day imprints our body, the whole day and everyone we meet in it. Do we get ourselves ready in deep appreciation of this fact?
Waking up is like being born again; there is a moment of: here I am and here we go again, around the sun for another day. Is that moment one of deep appreciation and joy? And if not, why not?
Would a return to an ‘innermost’ way of life, a heart-centred intelligence and awareness, be something we as physicians, could consider?
We are currently in the grip of a worldwide panic over COVID-19, or 2019-nCoV, the novel coronavirus pandemic. As I write, supermarkets are being stripped of essentials like toilet paper...