How to Talk to Doctors

Five years ago, I didn’t know the first thing about speaking to doctors. I walked into the clinic knowing that my health was eroding. I’d already had to quit one job, and I worried about my ability to maintain my current position. But I trusted that the medical community had the answer. My doctor wouldContinue reading “How to Talk to Doctors”

Intent versus Impact

It’s a jungle out there. Trying to guess at others’ motives–all the while tangled up in our own reactions–it’s a wonder we communicate anything at all. “I don’t think most people are out to hurt you,” a woman at a holiday party said today. “But it’s hard to overlook this when they something and itContinue reading “Intent versus Impact”