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The Failure to Cope

We come to the work of caregiving without any training on how to be an advocate for our loved one OR how to care for ourselves while we do this. Since this is sacred work, it requires a connection to our self, our loved one, our families and...

Cultured Foods

Have you ever noticed that sometimes after you've finished a meal, you don't feel satisfied? Something was missing, but you can't put your finger on what it may be. Cultured foods can fill that missing gap in the meal and make the process easy...

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Advocacy Resources – Help is Available

Most of us enter the world of hospital-based advocacy as a “beginner.” We may lack technical medical knowledge or the personal experience, from never having been an advocate and/or patient before. Preparing starts with making a good home-based...

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Healthy Computing: Circle Your Eyes

We all know how the importance of vision. Yet, many of us sit staring at a computer monitor most of the day, then go home and watch television or play computer games. Extended viewing of a monitor can lead to eye discomfort. Dry eyes, redness and...

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Healthy Computing: Blink and Breathe

Staring intensely at the monitor may result in blurred vision, dry burning eyes, or difficulty in focusing. Reverse this computer-vision syndrome and enjoy comfortable vision when you BLINK AND BREATHE. Optimize your performance and prevent computer...

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Healthy Computing: Back Flexibility

Sitting for extended periods without interruption is a prescription for backaches. In fact, the most common workplace complaint is back discomfort. If you habitually sit for long periods of time, your hamstrings and hip flexors may shorten...

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Healthy Computing: Daily Athlete

Computing is an athletic event. It requires the frequent use of certain muscles hour after hour, day after day. In fact, when we work at the computer we use our upper extremity muscles more than any world class athlete would (do you know of any...

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Holy Humor

Someone once complained to the Indian sage Ramakrishna that one of his disciples was drunk. “But don’t you think God is drunk?” asked Ramakrishna. “How else would the universe be so crazy if God wasn’t drunk?” Maybe...

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