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Starting Over

As a psychiatrist, I spend a great deal of time with my patients examining the past.  We reflect on our histories in order to better

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The First Time

I was blessed this past week to host two teenagers, Vijay and Bhavani, who were visiting the United States from Bangalore India.  Vijay and Bhavani

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Falling Asleep

Tonight, I laid down with my son to put him to sleep.  We don’t often do this, but tonight was somehow different.  I laid down

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My Two Hands

As a student of meditation, I realize I find tremendous strength in stillness.  In silence, I find the ability to surrender to the present moment,

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Starting Small

I don’t know about you, but I often feel overwhelmed by the state of affairs these days.  I feel overwhelmed by the dishes that are

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Why Are You Here?

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Wisdom 2.0 conference in San Francisco.  This conference brings together thought leaders in technology, entrepreneurship,

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Mixed Feelings

This past week, my nine year old daughter found out that she did not make her school talent show.  We had struggled with how much

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Allowing Rest

As I write this, I notice how physically and emotionally drained I feel.  I stared at the blank screen on my computer for a good

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Moving Forward

How does one move forward? This is a question I face with nearly every patient I encounter in my office.  My patient who has been

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The Work We Do

Over this last week, several of my patients were truly in a state of suffering.  One patient suddenly lost his sister to suicide the day

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Mothering

Every week when I sit down to write my blog post, all I ask of myself is that I write from my heart.  Sometimes something

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