March 2010

What are we busy about?

March 31, 2010

“It is not enough to be busy; so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?”  ~Henry David Thoreau That is a good question, what ARE we busy about?! Today is one of those days where almost every minute of my day is scheduled. 5:05 wake up. Make coffee, make lunch, write […]

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Mind-body hygiene

March 30, 2010

This month’s Yoga Journal has a nice article about Sat Bir Khalsa, a researcher and assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School who has dedicated his career to researching yoga. I like how he talks about yoga as mind-body hygiene: “I think of this as hygiene. We have dental hygiene, which is a well-accepted […]

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Prescriptions for the planet

March 29, 2010

I liked this week’s New England Journal of Medicine opinion piece about climate change and why medical professionals should care (the rise of infectious diseases being one reason). The author, Emily Shuman, says, “I believe that it is also our responsibility as members of the health care community to do our part” and help reduce […]

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