Category Archives: paraphrasing

Revel in, and don’t ignore, the richness of diversity

Summer is here! For many of us, it’s a time of year when we travel and experience places and cultures that are different and exciting. As we see other parts of the country and the world, we are reminded that … Continue reading

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Getting it right

The other day, my very experienced and highly competent yoga instructor referred to “happy baby” pose as “child’s pose.” While they both sound juvenile, those poses could not be more different. Later that day, I told a patient that she … Continue reading

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