Why Kindness Heals – By James R. Doty, M.D.

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
As a physician specializing in neurosurgery at an academic medical center, I appreciate the unhappiness many patients have with the present healthcare delivery system that is rushed, bureaucratic, non-caring and technology-focused. In the U.S. we spend more per capita than any other industrialized country, yet the outcomes are some of…

Good Things Matter

We never know what impact we’ll have with what may seem to us like a small kindness.

A Letter To Tina In The Hospital Canteen

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
Evening approached swiftly on the shortest day of the year. The hospital restaurant was nearing closing time as I heaved open the door and shoved the pushchair through. The canteen was deserted, and you were just finishing, putting chairs up on to tables. No doubt you groaned at the sight…