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A former monk shares a simple mind trick to help you combat negative thoughts and feel calmer in times of stress

Cory Muscara. Cory Muscara Cory Muscara is a mindfulness teacher, a frequent guest of the "Ten Percent Happier Podcast" with Dan Harris, a professor, and an ordained Buddhist monk. The following is an excerpt from his book, "Stop Missing Your Life: How to be Deeply Present in an Un-Present World." In it, he describes a workshop where he encouraged hundreds of Fortune 100 executives to sit silently and listen to a bell ring three times. This exercise is meant to help people focus on the pre...
Tags: Psychology, Trends, Strategy, Meditation, Mindfulness, Excerpt, Nordic, Calm, Book Excerpt, Don, Cory, Dan Harris, Muscara, Cory Muscara, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor


More grim L.A. County numbers arrive as officials race to ship first wave of coronavirus vaccines Sunday

Officials vowed that millions of doses of anti-coronavirus vaccines would start rolling out across the nation on Sunday, Dec. 13, offering an echo of hope as Los Angeles County and state health officials Saturday weathered another swell of chilling pandemic statistics. While falling short of Friday’s record-shattering numbers, Los Angeles County officials nonetheless reported 11,476 new COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths, bringing the county’s totals to 512,872 and 8,269, respectively. The county’s fi...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Government, Sport, UPS, Walgreens, Soccer, Community, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer, Cvs, Southern California, Ventura


Proponents of independent non-physician practice make a dangerous assumption [PODCAST]

“Most Americans have remained dangerously unaware of this revolution in health care. Being treated by a non-physician is not on the radar of the average patient, most of whom assume that anyone in a white coat is a physician. If patients do wonder about being treated by a non-physician, they are reassured that their nurse […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Primary Care, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, CRNA


TIPS ON MEDITATION AND VISUALIZATION TO GET PREGNANT

Pregnancy Over 40, Meditation and Visualization Can Help One piece of my 'Pregnancy Protocol' which I write about in my book is Meditation. I know many people would like to meditate, but they're not quite sure how to do it. When I was trying to conceive, I would try to devote at least 15 minutes a day to meditation.  My CD On Meditation and Visualization explains the process I went through when trying to conceive my daughter.Meditation is a critical piece of changing/creating your reality...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Don, Sandy Robertson, Meditation Society of America


What is the physician’s greatest gift to patients?

I stood inside the door of “una chosa,” Spanish for “a hut” — the walls bamboo and sunbaked mud; a broom-swept dirt floor; two open windows partially covered by tattered cloth; no running water, no electricity. The acrid smell of smoke from the wood fire in the open brick oven permeated the air. Then I […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


8 things physicians should know before they’re interviewed by the media

Lights, camera, action! You get a call from your hospital’s public relations office asking you to speak to the local news. Even though this isn’t your first time, your heart is pounding, with a mix of nerves and excitement. You start doubting whether you have anything valuable to say about the topic, even though, yes […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Practice Management, Mainstream Media, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Making Time For Your Health In Your Busy Schedule

You’re a very busy person, with a lot of responsibilities on your plate, aren’t you? But hey, that’s how you like it! The business is doing well, you’re networking like crazy, and you’re proud of the product you’re innovating. However, you can’t shake the feeling of fatigue, or that weird nausea in your stomach…  All in all, you can’t stop focusing on what’s going on in your professional life, and that’s why your health is starting to slip lately. But with the lockdown forcing us all to ...
Tags: Health, Startups, NHS, Others, Personal Health, Simple Change the Office


The unsung heroes of the pandemic

Physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists on the coronavirus pandemic frontlines have been hailed as heroes for putting their lives at risk to help others. While they may be the face of the hospital and those interacting directly with the patients, hospitals are full of other staff members also going above and beyond to ensure patient […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Holiday music may be bad for your mental health, according to science

Santa and Mariah Carey. James Devaney /Contributor/Getty Incessant repetition of holiday music can have a psychological impact. At first, holiday music can be uplifting, but after a certain period of time, it can cause boredom — and even distress. It can remind listeners of the other stressors of the holiday season, like finances and family. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The sights and sounds of the holidays are here - and they're completely inescapable. No matter whe...
Tags: Psychology, Spotify, Music, Holidays, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Stress, Anxiety, Santa, Mariah Carey, Nordic, Jingle Bells, Holiday Songs, Michael Buble, Inc


You shouldn’t be in health care if you don’t believe in masking

As of December 5th, there have been 281,878 total deaths and over 2,000 deaths daily.  The U.S. has had a 48 percent increase in deaths compared with two weeks ago.  Despite COVID-19 infections increasing exponentially, many still don’t believe in the efficacy of masking and social distancing.  The most disturbing part of this is that […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Infectious Disease, Physician, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


Artist turns anger into inspiration for project for healthcare professionals

The headlines were all the same; there was not enough personal protective equipment to meet the demand as the novel coronavirus overwhelmed the healthcare system early in 2020. For Ali Tayyeb, an assistant professor in the Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing in the Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services at Cal State Los Angeles, it was time to do something. The former U.S. Navy corpsman and a frontline nurse was angry about the lack of protective equipment and the healthcare workers dy...
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The co-founder of BioNTech designed the coronavirus vaccine it made with Pfizer in just a few hours over a single day

Dr. Ugur Sahin and Dr. Özlem Türeci, co-founders of BioNTech. Stefan F. So¤mmer via www.imago-images.de/Reuters The FDA granted emergency authorization to Pfizer and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine on Friday evening. The vaccine, which was found to be 95% effective in trials, was designed by BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin in one day: January 25.   In fact, according to The Wall Street Journal's podcast, Sahin designed the vaccine in just a few hours. Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
Tags: Health, Science, News, China, US, Trends, Atlantic, South Africa, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Wall Street Journal, Wuhan, Journal


What is culinary medicine and why do we need it?  

It is no secret that physicians spend countless hours studying a wide variety of disease processes and treatments. We all know that sub-optimal dietary choices and habits can lead to chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer. The burden of these diseases is rising astronomically. According to the USDA 2015-2020 guidelines, in […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Nutrition, Usda, Physician, PA NP, CRNA


Coronavirus: minister threatens headteacher over pre-Christmas online lessons

Letter shows government prepared to use Coronavirus Act to force English secondaries to stay openCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government is using its emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act to threaten to use legal action against headteachers in England who want to allow their pupils to learn remotely in the run-up to Christmas.The Observer understands any schools that were planning to move most of their teaching online during the last week of term, to ensur...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Education, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Schools, Secondary Schools, Education policy, Health policy, Coronavirus


Origin story: what do we know now about where coronavirus came from?

When Chinese scientists alerted colleagues to a new virus last December, suspicion fell on a Wuhan market. What have health officials learned since then?Show your support for rigorous, independent Guardian journalismCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMaria van Kerkhove was staying with her sister in the US for the Christmas holidays, but checking her emails. As always. Every day there are signals of potential trouble, said the World Health Organization virologist who was...
Tags: Health, Asia, Science, Biology, Indonesia, China, Animals, US, Society, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Malaysia, Middle East, Microbiology


Minister threatens headteacher over pre-Christmas online lessons

Letter shows government prepared to use Coronavirus Act to force English secondaries to stay openCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government is using its emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act to threaten to use legal action against headteachers in England who want to allow their pupils to learn remotely in the run-up to Christmas.The Observer understands any schools that were planning to move most of their teaching online during the last week of term, to ensur...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Education, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Schools, Secondary Schools, Education policy, Health policy, Coronavirus


My father couldn't give me a stable home, but he built me an exquisite dolls' house

Dad was an alcoholic, and violent and destructive with it. But when I was nine, he painstakingly created a thing of beauty, which I have kept to this dayMy father was an alcoholic; and when you grow up with an alcoholic, you get used to them pissing in places they shouldn’t. In the street, as the neighbours tut; in wardrobes; on my bed, while I was in it. He could never find his way to the bathroom in the dark.When I was around nine, I awoke one night to him shouting from the landing: “Look at t...
Tags: Health, Books, Family, Toys, Children, Life and style, Society, Parents and parenting, Bipolar Disorder, Alcoholism, George Bernard Shaw, Laura Ashley


Covid: FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in US

The US Food and Drug Administration gave its approval late on Friday after White House pressure.
Tags: Health, White House, US, Fda, Pfizer, US Food and Drug Administration


Collateral Damage From COVID-19 Leads To Early Death For Thousands Of Alzheimer’s Patients

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Eric Metaxas Claims Quote He Misattributed to Bonhoeffer

Eric Metaxas has become a parody of himself. Others have chronicled his journey down the Trump rabbit hole over the past weeks (see links below). This post returns to the fake Bonhoeffer quote he made famous. Now he apparently wants it for himself. “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. God will not hold us guiltless.” — Eric Metaxas — Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) December 11, 2020 Metaxas has bought into the election delusion of Donald Tr...
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