TED In praise of Slowness Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives.
Contributor: Araina FordNovember 28, 2017Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / /
hidden Try a Checklist (NPR's Hidden Brain Series) A look inside the operating room with Atul Gawande — and reflection about a 1930s plane crash that inspired his obsession with checklists — as the podcast explores the subtle biases that cause very smart and very skilled people to become their own worst enemies.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: /
New York Times How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers An op-ed looking at how we measure and reward doctors and teachers, and how that doesn't really get us the outcomes we want from those professionals.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 31, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
mscp-logo Near-Death Experience Leads Physician to Promote Empathy Dr. Rana L.A. Awdish's near-death experience due to an occult adenoma rupturing in her liver gave her a brand new perspective based on the lack of empathy she received as a patient. Her experience as a patient totally changed the way she practices, cares and treats her patients and she realized the vital importance of incorporating empathy in the medical field.
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New York Times The End of Reflection A discussion on our ever-increasing dependence on technological stimuli (cell phone use, for example) and it's effectual loss on our reflective practice capabilities.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 14, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Why Doctors Care About Happiness "The association of happiness and health remains a potent touchstone in both popular and medical culture. In practical terms, which actually causes the other is less relevant than the fact that both are important."
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TED The art of stillness Travel writer Pico Iyer describes the importance of mindfulness and beneficial strategies to incorporate such techniques between the stressors of daily life.
Contributor: Karlen BaderNovember 12, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
TED Want to be Happy? Slow Down. Follow interviews with Matthieu Richard and Pico Iyer as they describe their journeys in leaving their careers and modern lifestyles behind for the pursuit of mindfulness and happiness.
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TED All it takes is 10 mindful minutes Andy Puddicombe teaches the concept of mindfulness and how to practice such techniques in this fun and captivating TED talk presentation.
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