Mind Over Matter: Why Perception is Everything

Mind Over Matter: Why Perception is Everything

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of your health? For some, it’s obtaining annual check-ups at the doctor’s office¬† and taking the suitable medications or course of action when ill. For many more, it’s proper nutrition and fitness. A quick login to social media confirms that the diet and exercise industry remains on fire these days, no doubt inspiring us to get moving and achieve our top health. A heavy emphasis on superficiality exists in today’s perceived image of healthcare, and this isn’t…

Practical Radiance: A Few Words on my Upcoming Book

Practical Radiance: A Few Words on my Upcoming Book

I don’t see too many books written by pharmacists. Walking down the aisle of my local Barnes & Noble, I see plenty of books from doctors, mental health professionals, and nutritionists – but hardly any from pharmacists. It makes me wonder if the majority of people who enter the pharmacy profession are perhaps more “left-brain” dominant and don’t really take to writing. It also makes me think that we should definitely be hearing more from a pharmacist’s perspective. We are in a unique position in healthcare, often working as a…

Recent Updates Every Expectant Mother Should Read

Recent Updates Every Expectant Mother Should Read

Keeping up with medical news and changes in healthcare is undeniably a difficult task these days. Yet, the minute a woman learns she is pregnant, deciphering what is right and wrong for her or baby according to current guidelines seems like another full time job. Something may be deemed safe one minute, only to be reversed the next. Having just given birth to my second child, it has been of utmost importance for me to keep abreast of the current information available regarding pregnancy and childcare. Even though my first…