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“We are all molded of the same clay.”

These words were spoken by Dr. Chand J. Nair who, in receiving NAMI-PA’s annual Exemplary Psychiatrist Award at last night’s third annual Cherry Blossom Ball, emphasized the fact that having a psychiatric disorder does not make anyone the inferior of … Continue reading

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Everyone is relative

That’s a cutesy way of saying somethiing that I believe, and believe in, more and more as I see the way we behave towards each other: we have much more in common than apart, and it would surprise most of … Continue reading

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8 January 2012

That’s tomorrow, and it’s the first anniversary of the shooting that killed and wounded a lot of good people in Arizona.  One of them was a young member of the US House of Representatives named Gabrielle Giffords, whose genuine concern … Continue reading

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Finding my mantra

I’ve been reading some of Guy Kawasaki’s advice, which includes finding a three-word-or-less phrase that defines and gives meaning to your work. Getting anything down to three words is hard for me, but I think I’m close to it: perhaps … Continue reading

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“The Power of Knowledge”

That’s the title of a workshop I’ve given, twice as a poster and twice as a class, on finding and using information about affective (mood) and related disorders. Being educated about a medical problem is vital to survival, especially if … Continue reading

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