Hardship


As long as we live in this world we are bound to encounter problems. If, at such times, we lose hope and become discouraged, we diminish our ability to face up to what challenges us. If, on the other hand,…

Some Thoughts to Consider


Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment and non-judgmentally.  It is the direct opposite of taking life for granted. – Jon Kabat-Zinn Mindfulness is that quality of attention which notices without choosing, without preference.…

Mindfulness


In medical practice, being mindful does not mean just holding back negative emotions. It implies working towards a ‘serene acceptance’ of the realities of each new day. As medical professionals, it is our duty and intention to persistently work to…

Intentional Consciousness


It is said, “The eyes are the window to the soul.” In fact, this old proverb is supported by modern science. Intentional consciousness requires effort and during that effort, pupillary dilation occurs, fluctuates, and then subsides. The eyes reflect our transient nature, as if our minds are…