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Moments: Remedy in Motion

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Abstract Last year I had developed some problems in my right leg, which had hindered much of its mobility and had consequently led to cutting back the activities that brought me joy and kept me in good health. Sometimes within the field of health, there is not too much that can be done, and accommodating an illness or pain can be challenging. In moments of discomfort, we can turn to the things that …

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Moments: 7 wonderful works of Dr. Carl Abbott

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Make sure to scroll through these amazing watercolour paintings! Use the left and right arrows overlaid on the images; there are 7 in total. Comment on the lighthouses (Paintings 1-3): There are three: Point Amour (Labrador), Long Point (Twillingate) and George’s Island (Halifax harbor). “I love lighthouses. That’s why I paint them. Some are unfortunately being forsaken by the Federal Government and some are automated; they don’t have lighthouse keepers anymore. They are the …

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Moments: Perception

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It’s all we see. It consumes us. It is our reality. But what is it really? Nothing but a mere image projected on to an intricate layer of highly specialized cells. Almost instantaneously capturing moments. Breakable, taint-able, albeit, powerful. It is worth noting how easily perceptions can be altered. All it takes is a single beam of light to pierce through one’s pupil like a bullet, projecting an image that can never be …

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Moments: Harmony in Healing

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the heart and the mind, two entities, often in conflict the mind pierces the heart with the sharp edges of its jagged thoughts, the heart retaliates, changing its vital rhythm, creating a fog of disarray and desolation and so they engage in a hasty tango, in an arms race, in a relentless competition, However, they meet in quiet accordance from time to time and it is in that mysterious yet powerful intersection that …

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Moments: Tell me what you see

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“Tell me what you see” is a phrase that, for me, triggers the feeling of analysis and introspection. It makes me process in words what my eyes see. However, it is sometimes difficult to dissociate myself from what I perceive; often, I find that I unknowingly impose a mask of emotions and experiences onto whatever I am looking at. In medicine, this is likely necessary in order to develop an emphatic bond with …

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Moments: Grow

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Abstract In medicine, we heal. We work relentlessly, administering medication, performing surgical interventions, and, literally, mending broken hearts. Often, the wards of a hospital can appear dreary, swarming with exhausted healthcare practitioners and suffering patients. However, there is so much beauty in it all – so much potential for growth for everyone involved. Finding a moment to capture that realization is something I believe every healthcare provider should seek to do. A moment …