People busy in their lives
Talkin’ on their cell phones
Walking by without catching anyone’s eye
Missing the chance to connect
Through the eyes of another soul
Because they are so focused on the goal
Of achieving, closing the deal, climbing, getting somewhere
That we forget being here
We ignore the human being walking by
Without even batting an eye
That person you passed
Could be dealing with pain
Carrying cement in their soul
The weight of which is crushing them
What would a smile from a stranger mean?
The video stops being shaky after the first minute.
The movie “Feed your Head” was watched in Calgary – and this video shows Dr. Bjorndal answering questions on the spot after the film viewing. The movie is about psychiatrists Abram Hoffer and Humphry Osmond met in Saskatchewan in 1951, and embarked on a quest to do what traditional psychiatry deemed impossible: to find a cure for schizophrenia.
The reason I became a Naturopathic Doctor (ND) is simple: I was sick and tired of being tired and sick. I had a high profile job reporting to a high profile CEO in the investment management industry and had been diagnosed with several health challenges: cancer, depression, anxiety, and high blood pressure due to stress.
When talking to my mom the other day, we were having a discussion about our family dynamics with particular reference to the current season of Christmas. This is often a time when emotions can be running higher than normal for many reasons: expectations, past hurts or disappointments, pressure to see and do too much in a short period of time,
From April to October, one well-intentioned organization after another is asking for money to support “a cure for cancer” or cancer research. As a cancer survivor and naturopathic doctor, I donate to a brilliant program created by three courageous women in Canmore, Alberta -the Pink and Green Ribbon campaign. (Now called Rethink Breast Cancer).