Month: February 2011

In Haiti: Signs of Healing

Survivors of the earthquake are finding strength within themselves, and empowering one another through emotional healing.

In Haiti: Yehlie’s First Communion

Parents, siblings and friends fill the pews and bleachers for Yehlie’s first communion. The family shares a moment of peace in the midst of Haiti’s general chaos.

Child prays in Haiti

Training Haitian Healers: Father Fredy Stops By

Father Fredy reflects on how CMBM training has helped bring his congregation together.

Our Work, Alive in Haiti

CMBM takes the next step in creating a nation-wide program of psychological self-care for Haiti. Faculty and Haitian professionals gather together and train to be the nucleus of society-wide change.

Handy: Spaghetti Scrubs

Handy: Spaghetti Scrubs

I don’t buy a lot of stuff, but I appreciate useful, practical things that possess virtue. These spaghetti scrubs do.

On a Chilly Winter Night: Lentil Soup

On a Chilly Winter Night: Lentil Soup

This is a keeper– simple and pleasant to make, delicious and nutritious. Brown lentils, an onion, a potato, a can of diced tomatoes, garlic, chopped cilantro, broth (see previous post on magic mineral broth, though you can use any veggie broth), lightly spiced… There’s something about lentils that feels nourishing down to my toes!

Mind Over Medicine

An in-depth look at the role psychology does—and doesn’t—play in American health care.