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A Creative Path to Assuaging Grief: Loose Ends

By Dr. Jackie Huntly
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Knitters, sewers, weavers, and others offer their skills to bring solace and comfort. “Loose Ends aims to ease grief, create community, and inspire generosity by matching volunteer handwork finishers with projects people have left unfinished due to death or disability. https://www.looseendsproject.org/

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Contemplate this 10 Word Blog Post

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“ You don’t need more time …….you just need to decide.” -Seth Godin

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An Essential Negotiating Strategy: “Go to the Balcony”

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According to William Ury, co-founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project and an expert in de-escalating high-stakes conflicts around the world, bringing focus and attention to our own self-management is the first critical step in conflict negotiation. In his Path to Possible method he outlines three stages, the first of which he calls “Go the Balcony”. […]

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6 Public Speaking Hacks

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Public speaking presents an opportunity. A chance to share knowledge, thoughts and understanding with others. Yet, sadly, the anxiety and fear of standing and speaking in front of others may prevent us offering our wisdom. Scot Chisholm, founder of Classy, a nonprofit giving platform, cultivates these 6 public speaking hacks. They helped transform him from […]

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Self-reflection: A Vital Practice

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Create Space In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” -Albert Camus Value Your Story “Reflective thinking turns experience into insight” -John C. Maxwell Shape Your Path “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” -Buddha Reflection is neither optional nor […]

Art Collection (NYC Health + Hospitals)

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“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso Since time immemorial art has been recognized as promoting healing and well-being. New York City + Hospitals has a collection of over 7000 works of art, distributed among its acute care hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic and treatment centers, and community-based primary care sites. […]

Walking: A Universal Doorway

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“Walking is man’s best medicine.” Hippocrates Throughout history and into our present day, all manner of individuals has embraced walking as vital to their existence. Beyond fulfilling a desire for exercise, it restores equanimity, it catalyzes creativity, it fosters contemplation; it connects us to nature. Mahatma Gandhi walked in non-violent protest; for Friedrich Nietzsche, walking […]

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Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and how it can Transform your Life by Dacher Kelter

By Dr. Jackie Huntly
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The word “awe” resonates and vibrates with the mystery of touching the transcendent. Awe has the power to penetrate any moment or situation. Kelter asks: “What is the end of awe, its unifying purpose?……….The epiphany of awe is that its experience connects our individual selves with the vast forces of life…..” It enables us to […]

Medicine and Creativity

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In her book, Big Magic, the author, Elizabeth Gilbert, dismisses the idea that there are those that are creative and there are those who aren’t. She describes how her own creativity often stems from and is sustained by her profound curiosity, particularly on those days when passion seems in short supply. “Curiosity is the truth […]

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