WHAT CAUSES SOMEONE TO COMMIT SUICIDE?
We cannot know a public figure's private battle they are having with their soul. Social media & television creates a distorted reality of public figures. We cannot understand the individual battles or suffering of anyone's soul.
The devastating news last week of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain committing suicide individuals shines a light on the dark truth of depression, mental health disorders, and suicide.
Their tragic and shocking death leaves all of us behind who can relate to their brands feeling collective suffering while asking the question, why?
What would make you happy today?
Leaving your work at the office this weekend?
Opening that bottle of Rose?
Achieving your 4th quarter sales goals early?
Planning a well-deserved vacation?
What if the answer to happiness was not in any of these kinds of desires, and something much more simple? In the following article I will discuss the mindfulness-based techniques backed by neuroscience and psychology that you can start today for a happier workplace.Read More
In a society where everyone defines themselves by labels, I often get the question: What is mind-body medicine? What is Integrative Medicine? Wait, are you a real doctor?
Aren’t you a neurologist? Aren’t you a yogi? Aren’t you a speaker who meditates and blogs? I am all of those things. I belong to a growing community of physicians, nurses, psychologists, and allied health care workers in Integrative Medicine. We understand that it is important to treat each person as a whole individual while getting to the root cause of the illness.Read More
In a world where our teens speak an entire sentence with a single emoji, getting them to make eye contact may seem like an impossible task. Making social connections is the one key to put them on the road to health and success in school.Read More
Over and over again, I hear these same questions:
"Dr. Romie, am I meditating the right way?"
"How do I shut off my racing thoughts so I can meditate?"
"What type of meditation should I learn?"
Let's start a meditation practice to improve your mood, focus, memory, and health.
Will you join me?Read More