Takotsubo – the shape of a broken heart

Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy    I’m reviewing a left ventriculography    from a man with chest pain, MI ruled out,    his wife dead for a post-crash hour.    The scan shows his cardiac apex    bulging with each beat, shaped    like a takotsubo, an octopus trap    a Japanese cardiologist recalled    from his childhood... Continue Reading →

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Living conscious – Are you there yet?

Conscious being, some of us are and at some of the time. When a certain insight hits us, those ‘a-ha’ moments (no, I don’t mean the Norwegian pop group), when our attention is focused on another for his or her sake, when we are attuned to our impact on the world around us. Been here?... Continue Reading →

Love is love

Love is love, don't you think? Does it matter the occupation, the socio-economic background, the gender, the race, the culture, the nationality, the age, the abilities... We love because we do, and we are loved just because. Some have a tendency to overthink, to intellectualize what is deeply emotional.  I wrote about labels we in... Continue Reading →

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