Category Archives: Holistic Health

Wouldn’t Every Community Benefit from a Holistic Health Collective Like the River Guild?

The River Guild is a holistic health collective with community space serving Concord and Central New Hampshire. Their classes include yoga, healthy eating seminars, meditation, reading groups, author events, mindful parenting, art and children’s classes. Their philosophy is grounded in the firm belief … Continue reading

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Are You Suffering From Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

By Sara Westgreen Nurses are often short on sleep due to long shifts and/or shift work sleep disorder and may find it difficult to communicate clearly and assertively. But even when you’re short on sleep, nurses have to communicate effectively. … Continue reading

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“Voices from the Field” Medline Series on Medical Improv

A little over two years ago, I started some “Guestblogging” for Medline on the emerging field of Medical Improv.  The series provides a great overview of the topic for those interested in understanding why we need it and how powerful … Continue reading

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