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Book Review: “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom

Albom’s touching tribute exemplifies life’s priorities, and what it means to be human

Do you ever dream of going back to school? As someone who loves learning, I am dreading my approaching college graduation. But one of the most valuable lessons I have learned in my life is that we never really stop … Continue reading

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“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”

- Dalai Lama
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How Can Caregivers Practice Self-Care During the Holidays? An Interview with Judy Long, Part Two

A hospital chaplain offers tips and calming techniques for caregivers

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Judy Long, an educator and chaplain at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. In her role as a chaplain, she communicates with patients, families, caregivers, physicians and nurses to find the best possible care plan. Judy … Continue reading

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Picasso’s Blues: Portraits of Loss

Picasso's Blue Period helps us cultivate compassion in difficult times

Pablo Picasso, a Spanish artist known widely for sparking the Cubist movement, had a long and prolific career that art historians have divided into distinct time-based categories, or “Periods.” With the suicide of his friend Carlos Casagemas in 1901, Picasso’s … Continue reading

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”Our fault is not that we fear death but that we don’t respect it as a miracle. The most profound subjects — love, truth, compassion, birth and death — are equal.”

- Deepak Chopra
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