Self Care in Times of Grief

I’m sure you’ve seen commercials for pharmaceuticals that lead you to believe that self-care is just a pill away. Once you take the right pill for a problem, you’ll be healthy and happy. While taking prescription medications can be a crucial part of good self-care, more often than not, they are the stand-alone answer.  In... Continue Reading →

Seek Wisdom Not Just Knowledge

I used to be a compounding pharmacist. I spent some time mixing bio-identical hormones, but the majority of my time was spent consulting with women and their prescribers on the best formulations of those hormones, as well as researching herbs and supplements tailored to each woman suffering from hormone imbalance.   At that time, about twenty... Continue Reading →

Your Inner Pharmacy

Twelve years ago, I was working in the pharmacy when I noticed a man looking very anxious walking quickly toward the pharmacy. He was in his twenties, was wearing scrubs and his name badge from the hospital said “Victor.” Before he could even get within 10 feet of the pharmacy counter, I came around to... Continue Reading →

Creating a Culture of Peace

A few years ago, I arrived for the shift I was covering and before anyone even said, “Hello,” a coworker said, “This morning, Mrs. T. was in the pharmacy and she was freaking out as usual. She was acting like a crazy person. She always does this. She’s insane! I hate dealing with her.” The... Continue Reading →

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