Distraction: “The Meditation Goldmine”

The number one complaint from those who struggle to meditate is that they can’t stop thinking. Jay Michaelson, teacher and editor at Ten Percent Happier and author of six books on contemplative practice, has heard it all before. However, according to Michaelson, all this talk about thinking and meditating is just a myth: “You don’t need to stop [...]

By |2021-05-25T19:48:44+00:00January 11th, 2021|Emotional Health, Bean-spiration|0 Comments

World Kidney Day 2020

Kidney disease has become a major illness, given the aging population, the growth in the frequency of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Kidney disease doesn’t present with any symptoms, and thus may only be diagnosed once it has progressed significantly, to a stage where it is irreversible. The impacts of any disease are not only physical [...]

By |2021-05-25T20:14:11+00:00March 12th, 2020|Bean-spiration|0 Comments

35+ Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Team

The sudden news of kidney disease can come as a shock for some, making it difficult to process the information. There may be instances when you want to know more but seem lost in the whole web of advice and multiple clinicians who are now involved. We wanted to provide you a checklist of questions [...]

By |2020-02-20T17:12:43+00:00February 20th, 2020|2020, Bean-spiration|0 Comments

12 Things you can do to build mental resilience

Team Psychonephrology is pleased to announce the release of our first in-house video production, listing the activities can you do to build mental resilience. Going forward, we will continue to add more video content to provide you with additional resources. You can check the complete blog post here [/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

By |2020-01-23T18:51:28+00:00July 9th, 2019|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health, Videos|0 Comments

Polycystic Kidney and Liver Disease and Me

At age 63 I am still not on dialysis and am privileged with a good quality of life – I work part-time, take 2 personal interest courses, enjoy hobbies, eat most food, and do a mild activity. So, what’s my problem? I think, “Well, I don’t have a problem”, especially considering how young others in [...]

By |2021-10-07T19:46:22+00:00December 13th, 2018|2018, Bean-spiration|0 Comments

Kidney Patients: Flex your social media muscles

Social media is increasingly disparaged, not least for its time-wasting capacities. In addition, it has fuelled a dramatic decrease in face-to-face communication, with more people forgetting the difference between the real and virtual world. However one cannot deny the vast positive change social media has bestowed, the ability to connect and communicate with people from [...]

By |2019-11-05T05:56:40+00:00September 13th, 2018|2018, Bean-spiration|0 Comments