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Just a Thought — Nothing to Worry About?

One question frequently asked by presenters on news and current affairs programmes that I find particularly irritating is “Should we be worried about”.. this or that development, event or crisis? The reason for my reaction is that worry is an entirely useless activity. It serves only to make us feel bad, takes up time, saps energy, leads to unhelpful, even …

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Just a Thought — A Doctor’s Value

“The value of the physician is derived far more from what may be called his general qualities than from his special knowledge. A sound knowledge of the aetiology, pathology, and natural history of the commoner diseases is a necessary attribute of any competent clinician. But such qualities as good judgement, the ability to see the patient as a whole, the …

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Just a Thought — Mitch Albom

“None of us can undo what we’ve done, or relive a life already recorded. But if Professor Morris Schwartz taught me anything at all, it was this: there is no such thing as “too late” in life. He was changing until the day he said good-bye.” — Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom; Little, Brown 1997