Year 2019 in a nutshell

As we approach the year-end, Team Psychonephrology would like to thank you all for your continuous support and encouragement throughout our journey together. We would like to recap some of the topics that received the widest viewership. At the beginning of this year, we started a new blog series, “in conversation series”, where the patients [...]

By |2020-01-23T18:48:24+00:00December 24th, 2019|2019, From The Blog|0 Comments

Non-verbal messages : They are everywhere

Taking your cue from non-verbal communication Last week, during my visit to the dialysis unit, I came across a nurse who was displeased with a patient. On further conversation, she explained that she was disturbed by the manner expressed his dislike of her. This patient always wears T-shirts with strange quotes indirectly aimed at her. [...]

By |2020-01-23T18:49:07+00:00November 11th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments

How to gain from your pain

An enormously distressing past event can have long-lasting effects that may only become recognizable many years later. The traumatic event can be one time, such as an accident, injury, loss of someone close, or it can be due to an ongoing cause,  like illness. If you are feeling that you are on an emotional roller-coaster, [...]

By |2020-01-23T18:52:19+00:00August 26th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments

The power of touch

The medical field is often best suited for individuals who can handle stressful situations with patience, compassion, as well as mental and physical stamina. There is a fine balance in maintaining and applying excellent communication technical skills. Doctors and nurses choose their profession with the hope of making patients feel better, both physically and emotionally. These efforts [...]

By |2020-01-23T18:51:17+00:00August 1st, 2019|2019, Clinician's Corner|0 Comments

10 scientifically proven benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

There have been numerous studies to show that Mindfulness Meditation is beneficial for us. It not only helps us in gaining control of our emotions but also enhances overall well-being. Best of all, it can be done by anyone regardless of his or her health or age, and it does not need any special setting or equipment.

By |2020-01-23T18:51:34+00:00May 31st, 2019|2019, Mental Health|0 Comments