Stories

Happiness is a choice

Happiness is a choice and demand individual responsibility There are three elements that could determine our happiness. First is genetic, responsible for formation of a set point or baseline of happiness within us and accounts for 50% of how happy we feel. The other factor is life circumstances which account for 10% of our happiness.…

It is November again! Grateful

It Is November Again!

It Is November Again! by Dr. Iraniha It is November again! My son came to stay with us a few days ago for the Thanksgiving break. Today, after having lunch together he went to his room to study. I was sitting on the couch, looking through the window, calm, quiet with no pain. It was…

happiness from a surgeons perspective

Happiness from a surgeon`s perspective

It was 2 am and I was driving towards the emergency room, extremely exhausted and run-down. The day before I worked more than sixteen hours straight and went to bed at almost midnight, when an hour later I had to wake up with a phone call from the emergency room physician, asking me to see an extremely sick patient with perforated stomach ulcer. It was a matter of life and death and the time was an essence.

Fictitious-Mark By Dr Iraniha

Fictitious Mark

Fictitious Mark by Dr Iraniha My name was “Abdolsaeed”. I really don’t know what my mom was thinking when fifty two years ago she decided to name me that. It never made any sense since my entire family and I are Persian and speak Farsi but the name “Abdolsaeed” is an Arabic name and my…

The Transformative Power of Empathy in Healthcare by Lorraine Aguilar

The Transformative Power of Empathy in Healthcare by Lorraine Aguilar

The Transformative Power of Empathy” for healthcare workers at West Anaheim Medical Center, California. Lorraine Aguilar, CEO of Working Harmony, shares insights and techniques to compassionately connect to what matters without sacrificing efficiency. The results are meaningful human connection and deeper, more accurate understanding of what is wanted and needed in any situation.