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Words that Matter

Words that Matter

Laura Hawryluck


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Everyone has people in their lives that challenge them to examine who they are and what matters. The words used to communicate thoughts and feelings can make or destroy not only someone's day but, over time, their sense of self and perception of self-worth. Words said, in a personal or professional context, can shape who we are, for better and unfortunately, also for worse.

Each poem in this book by Dr. Laura A. Hawryluck explores the more difficult, yet common, interactions we have to build an understanding of personal strengths and resilience when faced with some of the more difficult moments of everyday life.

For as we all get buffeted by people and events, the best coping strategy is to know who we are and remember the words that really matter.

ISBN : 978-1-78830-953-0

Published: 28/01/2021

Pages : 84

Size : 205x140

Imprint : Olympia Publishers

Laura Hawryluck

LAURA HAWRYLUCK received her MD from the University of Western Ontario where she served her Internal Medicine residency. She completed a Fellowship in Critical Care at the University of Manitoba and MSc. in Bioethics from the University of Toronto, Canada. Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto, she was awarded the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canada in improving end of life care, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto award for contributions to health law, and the University of Toronto Interdepartmental Critical Care Medicine Humanitarian Award for her contributions to international humanitarian work.

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