Tout vient a son heure pour qui sait attendre.
“But everything comes at it’s appointed time”
The Elegance of the Hedgehog Muriel Bradbury
Remember the three R’s: Resilience (Falling down and getting up are one motion.); Resourcefulness (Use your skills and intelligence.); and Resolve (Pursue goals with determination and persistence.).
Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow and Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English Literature at Cornell University
For the first time in history, we understand how isolation can ravage the body and brain. Now, what should we do about it?
Loneliness, she said—and this will surprise no one—is the want of intimacy.
However, one of the quickest filters that you can notice from the beginning (o figure out if the apple of your eye is indeed a man, or a mere boy) is this:
11. A boy plays games. A man doesn’t.
*To clarify, when I’m referring to “games” I mean mind games.
Hands-on experience helps cancer patients relax, relieves pain, reduces blood pressure and more. The human touch reduces stress.
It seems that as we experience touch, we focus on the feeling, warmth and relaxation it provides instead of focusing on any worries, anxieties or pain. Any time we can refocus our mind to a relaxing place it has a positive effect on the body.
Of the five senses, smell is the strongest trigger of memory,
the one that takes you back to love,
to walking into a desert temple,
to a fine dinner,
or even to the burning ozone of a Japanese train on a winter night.
Scent is the filing system of our lives. It allows us to place who and what and where we are in the world.
Edward Readicker-Henderson in Afar
Stepping into the office of Dr. Russell Dohner feels like a trip back in time. At his one-man practice, the phones are rotary, the records are handwritten and the charge - since the 1970s…
What do you spend five dollars on?
"It is, in short, Dr. Dohner, a calm and gentle presence in a rumpled suit and fedora hat, who has, for nearly six decades, held the hand of the dying, tended to the sick and injured, and helped everyone else get on with the business of living."
"most everyone can afford $5"