Tag: selfcare

glass of water for article on self-care by Dr Anne Malatt

Self-care programme 2022: 6. Drink

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Welcome to Day 6 of 2022 and the opportunity to bring more love to your body and your life through the simple daily practice of self-care. Today is a moment on drink.
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Physician Heal Thyself: What Medical Training and the Body have taught...

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While it would be nice to pretend otherwise, I did not embark on a career in medicine for altruistic reasons, to earn a good wage or even to gain...
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Coronavirus: isolate physically, but don’t socially isolate 

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We are in the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, and being told to socially isolate if we have travelled overseas recently, been in contact with anyone infected with the...
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Why bring love into medicine?

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The words love and medicine are rarely used in the same sentence. Not many people say they love taking their medicine. Not many doctors say they love practising medicine....
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The Key to Orienting Incoming Residents and Fellows

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I recently had a chance to speak to State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate’s incoming residents and fellows about well-being and self-care. These women and men join our complement...
Image of space for article by Dr Anne Malatt 'Are you trapped in time or surrendered to space?'

Are you trapped in time, or surrendered to space?

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I used to live life ruled by time. I was not a very obedient subject, and was always running late, but it ruled me, nonetheless. My problem with time became...

Bullying – time to say “No means NO”

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Bullying is the antithesis of compassion; a way to break others down, to humiliate them and to challenge their sense of their own self-worth and competence. How can this...

What is the purpose of exercise?

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We all lead very busy lives. We think there are not enough hours in the day to do all the things we need to do, let alone all the...

Nurturing Nature

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Yesterday I went out kayaking with my daughter. It was an experience that I have always found uplifting to the mood and joyful to my heart. We go to...

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