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 [...]

By |2021-01-11T16:55:58+00:00January 11th, 2021|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health|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 |2020-04-01T20:54:25+00:00August 26th, 2019|2019, COVID 19, Emotional Health|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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESU1UnqxBbw You can check the complete blog post here

By |2020-12-29T18:11:42+00:00July 9th, 2019|Bean-spiration, Emotional Health, Videos|0 Comments

9 suggestions on how to nurture a Chronically Ill Patient’s Mental Health

When a patient is diagnosed with a chronic illness, not only is he the one experiencing this change but his whole family, all going through different emotions at the same time. With the decrease in physical health also comes an increase in mental health concerns. As the frequent hospital visits and medical consultations become the [...]

By |2020-01-23T18:52:06+00:00April 4th, 2019|2019, Emotional Health|0 Comments