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Art Collection (NYC Health + Hospitals)

“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. […]

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Walking: A Universal Doorway

“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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Walking Around a Garden Nursery – Nature in a Container

The explosion of colors, smells and beauty in a garden nursery delights the senses. Exuberant growth and tantalizing floral arrangements stimulate our imagination, inspiring extravagant purchases. At home, we delight in our tiny, imported oasis of loveliness and joy. For a moment in time, we see, smell, touch and experience the transcendent mystery and wonder

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Do You Have a Grounding Strategy?

When high or irregular currents hit an electrical system, the grounding wire harmlessly transfers the extra energy into the ground, preventing the system from malfunctioning. Our own systems as humans are not so different. Overload and unpredictability, without grounding, can lead to glitches, diminished performance and even breakdown. The strategy for grounding may vary from

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