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Public Speeches, Private Conversations and the Source of Trust, Health and Happiness

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By Tom Rosshirt A speechwriter learns that public speeches and private conversations are made great by the same ingredients, which can improve emotional and physical health as well. In the summer of 2008 I met in Washington, DC with two respected colleagues to study two dozen speeches and answer the question: “What makes a speech great?” After two days, we…

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Looking Good on the Outside but in Trouble on the Inside – Part 2

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The second of two essays about my journey into consciousness and action – by Tom Courl Read the first essay. Things haven’t been the same since a stress test at age 55 showed an arterial blockage and that I was at risk of having a heart attack. After getting the bad report, I could no longer cling to the story…

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Your Integrative Toolkit for Cold Care

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By Kathryn Hayward, MD My daughter called me on the phone after taking her 15-month old baby to the doctor. Her voice was filled with the concern of a first-time mother whose first child had her first upper respiratory infection. “Mom, the doctor says that giving guaifenesin to Bianca is both dangerous and useless!” Growing up with a primary care…

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Common Sense Health Care on Two Continents

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By Kathryn Hayward, MD and Jack Temple MS IV My heart quickened with excitement as I read Jack Temple’s last blog post. Dr. Edwards’ response to their conversation during Jack ́s residency interview filled me with hope. I thought, “In an actual residency interview, an MD showed interest in Jack’s experiences with Integrative Health. Wow.” I hadn’t spoken directly with…

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