January 2011

Radical changes

January 26, 2011

A teaching point from the hospital today: We talked about this in relation to improving primary care, using new technologies, and finding new ways to build better relationships with patients. I’m sharing it here because I think it can apply to any radical changes we make in our lives: change can be slow at first […]

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Are you innovating or lagging?

January 21, 2011

I’ve been spending time with some amazing family physicians out here. One of my favorite teaching points this week was about the diffusion of innovations. To me, one of the most exciting things about primary care (and yoga too for that matter!) is the opportunity for innovation. How to motivate people? How to counsel on […]

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Yoga is about transformation: Lessons from Dean Ornish

January 16, 2011

Today I was at the Yoga Journal Conference in San Francisco where Dean Ornish gave the keynote speech (I finally got to meet him!). He was personal, inspiring, and did an amazing job of getting a big group of yogis excited about science! Here are some highlights of his talk: Yoga is about transformation. The […]

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