Every Day Is A Gift

Howard Zinn is an American historian, playwright and thinker whose words continue to inspire us on this beautiful Monday morning: We don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human...

On Love

If you ever wonder what it is that stirs us from within to strive to be a better person, or enables us to “feel with” someone who is suffering or in pain, or celebrates when good things come together, or spurs us on towards an unlikely or difficult to attain goal, or...

Golden Repair

Have you heard of Kintsugi? –also known as Kintsukuroi (金繕い, “golden repair”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the...

Be Kind To Yourself

So often what cripples us is not our external circumstances, but the sharp and unforgiving voice of our own internal critic. Through our negative self-talk, we treat ourselves in ways that we would never dream of treating even our worst enemy much less a friend....

Empath Health and Stratum Health System will merge to form the country’s largest nonprofit, hospice-based integrated network of care, serving people with chronic or advanced illnesses.

February 26, 2020 —Empath Health and Stratum Health System announced today that they have entered into formal discussions to merge the two organizations. This action brings together two integrated networks of care that share a commitment to the preservation of their...