Yesterday I had the privilege of moderating a plenary panel discussion at the Thames Valley Family Health Team’s annual spring conference. The purpose of the panel was to share stories about patient experience. Four storytellers recounted personal moments when the healthcare system blossomed beautifully or failed miserably in response to an individual struggling with mental …
The sooner you realize that you’re gonna be just another irrelevant footnote in the bargain bin of history, the sooner you can get on with the marvellousness of living your life.
Note to self: sometimes the people who are not on the same page as you have read more of the book than you have.
If you were visiting from another planet and you saw a species obsessed with the kinds of questions reflected in our self-help titles, what assumptions might you infer about the kind of society they had created together?
What if we don’t actually need what we are so desperately and frantically trying to get out of life?
Perhaps acute glimpses of my ignorance are as close as I will get to enlightenment?
Two simple truths I desperately need to remember every day.
When an idea acutely changes the way I live my life, does really matter who had the idea first?