The public health crisis continues into the lives of police officers as well. My realization was surprising. I had not perceived officers as victims in the traditional sense, but there are vulnerabilities that need to be addressed to improve policing.
One of the best ways to value employees is to allow them to use their unique expertise in making the contribution. Allowing employees to use their skills also helps demonstrate the value that the company brings to the community.
Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.
The following is an abridged version of the speech Maria Rodale delivered at the United Nations on Monday, December 8, 2014, upon receiving Auburn University's International Quality of Life Laureate Award.
Even though we sometimes feel like there is never enough time, we have all the time in the moment. It's up to us as to how we are going to use it. Have you ever wondered how perception of time is really relative?
Recent research has clearly shown that religion is much more important in poorer countries. The same principle is true of states. Yet, Maine stands out as a poor state where religion is relatively unimportant. Why?
Have you ever heard people say that technology is getting in the way of human interaction? Or that our high-tech, always-connected world is making us miserable? I've seen those stories too. But what they don't mention is that tech is actually contributing to our happiness.
As impossible as it may feel to slow down and live by "island time" back home in my hectic, New York City life, sometimes it's a lesson I took from my roots that carries immeasurable value when it comes to leading a balanced, fulfilling life.
You don't need to be an M.D. to take charge of your own diagnosis in this way, but you do need to be patient, persistent, and knowledgeable enough to share the right information and ask the right questions of the right medical partners.