In just a few weeks, The Big Island will host its first annual Hawai'I Yoga Festival. As a community, we're more sick and stressed than ever before. Sometimes, to feel healthier today, you have to go back in time.
No one enjoys spending time in the hospital. But consider what it might be like if the white, sterile walls were covered in mirrored mosaics and orridors were marked with kinetic sculptures. Smith Center utilizes arts to facilitate healing.
God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine is a fascinating book about Dr. Victoria Sweet's 20-year experience practicing "slow medicine" at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, offering a new vision for healthcare.
With the help and support of friends and readers, I organized the first Get Your Wellness On -- A Suicide Awareness & Prevention Fair to create opportunities where we can be of help to the over 33,000 people die of suicide every year in the U.S.