Category Archives: Inspirations

Occupy Sandy Relief & Volunteering — It’s Good for Your Health and for the Community

Recently, I joined a group of volunteers helping in relief efforts post-superstorm Sandy, in one of the markedly affected areas of the Rockaways in Queens, NY.  We spent the day helping distribute food and medical care to those still without … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11: My Personal Account

Ten years ago, I was in my residency training at Mt. Sinai Hospital here in New York City.  September 11, 2001 started as a routine as any day could.  I remember what a gorgeous sunny blue-sky day it was — … Continue reading

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Day 5 of 21-Day Meditation Challenge

I started the Chopra Center Meditation Challenge five days ago on Monday.  Some days I’ve done the meditation once, but other days, I’ve actually done the meditation twice, or repeated a meditation from the previous day.  Life had gotten really … Continue reading

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