2016 | December

It’s Holiday time!!

Psychonephrology Team is also taking a winter break As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your posts and comments, which speak to the growing community engaged with this topic. We have tried to touch various aspects of coping with kidney disease, dealing not only [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|2016 | December, From The Blog|0 Comments

What not to say when visiting a kidney patient

Sympathy Vs. Empathy As a nephrologist, I have witnessed numerous patient-clinician encounters and heard even more from patients during their clinic or dialysis visits. A recent conversation with one of my patients, who has a kidney disease, brought to light how she felt by the reactions and comments of her friends and relatives. […] (more…)
By | December 15th, 2016|2016 | December, For Caregivers|0 Comments

Companions to a Mindful Life

Often, especially during times of stress, we feel a strong urge to feel calmer, de-clutter our minds and approach the world in a more mindful way. Mindfulness has become a popular and employed stress reduction tool and has become something of a buzzword in recent years. […] (more…)
By | December 1st, 2016|2016 | December, Emotional Health|0 Comments