Book Review: Narrative Medicine: The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process

“Narrative Medicine: The Use of History and Story in the Healing Process” by Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D., Ph.D., Published by Bear& Company ISBN 978-1-59143-065-0 Dr. Mehl-Madrona treats each of his patients as a unique individual with a history and a story rather than simply a diagnosis. As well as listening with compassion, he offers a traditional […]

De-cluttering

I should have known that I would be in for quite a ride when I let Judy into my bedroom. My dear friend, although she can be positively anal about her narrow definition of good taste, has good instincts when it comes to a functional, yet comely, home. She’s been on my case about getting […]