A recent systematic literature review of physician suicide confirmed that doctors now have the highest suicide rate of any profession and stated that:
“It’s very surprising that the suicide rate among physicians is higher than among those in the military, which is considered a very stressful occupation.” … More Medical training is more stressful than the army
Over the years, I have become quite adept at travelling light.
Not in terms of my bags, which are enormous and filled with pretty much everything but the kitchen sink, but it terms of my body and how it feels. … More Simple tips for travelling light
As we stroll through supermarkets these days, there is usually a whole aisle devoted to ‘health food’ products, most of which contain ‘healthy’ sugar … but is there such a thing as ‘healthy’ sugar? … More Is there such a thing as ‘healthy’ sugar?
There is a saying – “seeing is believing” – reflecting the fact that most of us only rely on what we can see with our own two eyes. But science has now shown that our heart is our greatest sensory organ, that the heart feels everything, and feels it long before we sense it with our other organs. … More Seeing is believing… or is it?
Have you ever wondered why the word ‘constellate’ – meaning ‘stars gathered together’ – is also used for people gathered together? … More Constellations
Have you ever noticed the particular smell that comes with rain, especially after a spell of hot dry weather? And how that smell makes us feel? … More The smell of rain
I have never been a fan of dieting, but over the years my relationship with food has changed and I now love to eat the warm and yummy diet. … More Food and relationships – the warm and yummy diet
Many of us are obsessed by sleep – mainly because we think we are not getting enough! But there is a way of approaching sleep that may just cause a revolution in the way we think about it, and the way we experience it. … More Sleep revolution
We can learn a lot about ourselves, and life, and how the way we choose to live affects us, if we listen to our bodies. … More Learning to listen to our bodies
In the world of cars, a burnout is the practice of keeping a vehicle stationary and spinning its wheels, causing the tires to heat up and smoke due to friction. This is pretty much how burnout in a person can feel too. … More Burnout – Care Factor, Zero