Tag Archives: Self-Care

Self-Care: Knowing Your Needs & Setting Boundaries

Self-Care: Knowing Your Needs & Setting Boundaries
DOWNLOAD THE MP3 | LISTEN ON iTUNES Doctor Neha: Welcome, everybody. Today, I have a special guest, Kim. Welcome. Kim. Kim: Thank you. Doctor Neha: I'm really glad to have you here because not only are you someone I found to be really insightful—Kim's a nurse—but you also are a leader. So you understand teams…

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The Correlation Between Constipation and Conflict

The Correlation between Constipation and Conflict
DOWNLOAD THE MP3 | LISTEN ON iTUNES Doctor Neha: Hi, everybody and welcome. This is my third annual trip to Bali, and I made another wonderful friend. Hi, Courtney. We met at lunch today, and Courtney started discussing some thoughts and questions she had when she found out I was a doctor. So tell them…

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The Miracle of a Second Chance (Anita Moorjani)

DOWNLOAD THE MP3 | LISTEN ON iTUNES  Doctor Neha: Hi, I am so excited because my friend Anita Moorjani is here with us today. We'd love to have a conversation and share with you a bit of our journey and some of the biggest lessons we've learned. Anita, welcome. Anita: Thank you. Doctor Neha: How…

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Are You On Empty or Self-Full?

Are You on Empty or Self-Full?
How many times have you tuned out the safety instructions blaring over the loudspeaker on an airplane? I bet you could recite them verbatim. The flight attendant calls for everyone’s attention. You know the drill … let’s fast forward to this part: “In the unlikely event that the cabin pressure should drop, oxygen masks will…

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Your Body is Talking. Are You Listening?

Over the last decade working in hospitals, I was surprised by the number of times learning the skills to communicate helped alleviate my patients’ physical symptoms and even helped them get rid of a dependence on certain medications. Research shows that communicating effectively helps us better cope with stress, nurtures our relationships, and enhances our…

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Digging Deeper for Love

“All the buried seeds crack open in the dark, the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.”  Mark Nepo As far as I’m concerned, surrender is a swear word.  I’ve spent a large part of my life in resistance and have only recently come to realize it’s because I’m addicted to the-need-to-know.  I…

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What’s the Key to Your Heart?

In the previous blog, I began discussing about the importance of knowing ourselves first and asking for what we need before we can build a meaningful, lasting relationship with others.  I am now writing in order to build upon that theme and how well-intentioned people can love one another and also miss the boat on…

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Be Your Own Valentine

With Valentine's Day upon us, I’m reminded that although it only takes the click of a mouse to ‘friend’ another via social media, friending yourself is a much more difficult task. It means getting clear about what you want and having the courage to express those wants to others.  This is not something we have…

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