The Most Powerful Skill We Learned This Year

what we learned

Here we go! Let’s talk about this year. Our lives could return to more familiar territory or this may linger on indefinitely. We don’t know. It’s ok. It’s time to set an intention for the year to come.  In some way or another this last year has made us feel like we are navigating new…

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We Can’t Totally Trash 2020

Peanuts

While this year was full of unimaginable pain and grief, there were also some bright spots. People fell in love, babies were born, novices baked, artists displayed remarkable creativity, businesses adapted, we held an election with unprecedented voting numbers, and we managed to connect deeply, without touching. Love and Medicine presents the Year in Pictures…

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The Shocking Truth about Narcissistic Personality

Elena

    Spoiler alert: if you plan to see The Undoing, wait until after you’ve seen it to read this article. If you’re not planning to watch the series, read on as we explore one of the most intriguing disorders in psychology. Psychiatry and film – two of my loves – are featured again in…

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Hello darkness, my old friend.

Fall

I appreciate the change of season by the end of summer. The orange, brown, maroon tones and fabrics of fall fashion make me long for their feel against my skin. Climbing on a chair to retrieve the crockpot evokes the aroma of rich umami stews and soups. Pumpkin, sweet potato and squash replace the tomatoes,…

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Out of Whack: Living in 2020

Eggs

Love and Medicine is groping for words. My emotions are all over the place. I cry at the drop of a hat. Sometimes the tears are tears of joy. Other times my heart aches for those I love who are far from me. There are days I wake up hypomanic, filled with ideas, energy and…

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