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Healthcare and the Human Spirit: Walt Whitman on the Most Important Priority in Healing the Body and the Soul
Healthcare and the Human Spirit: Walt Whitman on the Most Important Priority in Healing the Body and the Soul

“There is something in personal love, caresses, and the magnetic flood of sympathy and friendship, that does, in its way, more good than all the medicine in the world.”

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Stress and the Social Self: How Relationships Affect Our Immune System
Stress and the Social Self: How Relationships Affect Our Immune System

“We are all tethered to our social worlds by invisible but steel strong wires.”

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Project 1 in 4: Drawings Illuminating the Everyday Realities of Life with Mental Illness
Project 1 in 4: Drawings Illuminating the Everyday Realities of Life with Mental Illness

A revelatory reality check and a clarion call for life-saving compassion.

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What Is an Emotion? William James’s Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings
What Is an Emotion? William James’s Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings

“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity.”

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The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease
The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to PTSD.

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Being Mortal: A Surgeon on the Crossroads Between Our Bodies and Our Inner Lives and What Really Matters in the End
Being Mortal: A Surgeon on the Crossroads Between Our Bodies and Our Inner Lives and What Really Matters in the End

How dying confers upon living “the courage to act on the truth we find.”

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