Articles written by me on Self-care and Palliative Medicine
On Self-Care & Palliative Medicine

Hope

Reframing Hope

Reframing Hope

One of the most common reasons doctors give for withholding bad news to a patient or a patient’s family (especially if it’s news about a life-limiting illness) is, “I don’t want them to lose hope,” or “I don’t want to destroy hope.” Interestingly, studies and interviews with

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January Juncture

“Good and bad habits both take time to acquire force. Powerful bad habits can be displaced by opposite good habits if the latter are patiently cultured.”Paramahansa Yogananda Junctures always provide an opportunity for change. It’s easy to follow a path when the road never forks, but decisions

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more