March 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
CANCELLED: Breakfast with Hope: Readings on Well-Being
Wake up to BREAKFAST WITH HOPE, a monthly reading & discussion group hosted by Hope Torrents and sponsored by Sylvester Cancer Center!
Tickets: $5 per person and include breakfast, generously sponsored by the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center!
Please Note: There is a limit of 30 people per session. First to register, first-served. Breakfast and discussion will begin at 8am sharp and will wrap up by 9am so that you still have time to get to the office, or wherever you’re going.
A new book every month
THIS MONTH’S BOOK: Irvin D. Yalom’s Love’s Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy (Basic Books, $16.99)
Attendees can take 20% off their purchase of ” Love’s Executioner: & Other Tales of Psychotherapy ” as well as any of Hope’s upcoming picks! (See below for complete list.)
About the Book:
In his classic, bestselling work, the masterful therapist and novelist Irvin Yalom describes his sometimes tragic, sometimes inspiring, and always absorbing encounters with patients
In this classic book, master psychotherapist Irvin D. Yalom uncovers the mysteries, frustrations, pathos, and humor at the heart of the therapeutic encounter. With insight and sympathy, Yalom not only gives us a rare and enthralling glimpse into the personal desires and motivations of ten of his patients, but also tells his own story as he struggles to reconcile his all-too-human response with his sensibility as a psychiatrist. Love’s Executioner has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers already, and promises to inspire generations of readers to come.
READ WITH HOPE ALL YEAR LONG
Click the link below to purchase your next read!
March 31st – Love’s Executioner by Irvin Yalom
April 28th – Happiness is a Choice by John Leland
May 26th – Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
June 30th – Late-Life Love by Susan Grubar
August 25th – Alternate Side by Anna Quindlin
September 29th – Everything Happens for a Reason by Kate Bowler
October 27th – The Soul of Care by Arthur Kleinman
November 17th – Gratitude by Oliver Sacks
Who is Hope?
Hope Torrents is the Museum Educator and Director of the Fine Art of Healthcare program at the Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami where she’s worked since 1999. In 2010 her husband was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Over a six-year period Jordi was in and out of the hospital 45-50 times.
Hope’s own work with The Lowe Art Museum’s Fine Art of Healthcare is one step in preparing future healthcare providers to be better observers and communicators. The goal is for them to have a more holistic view of their patients and families. Hope’s interest in creating a book club on health and well-being was in part propelled by her conviction that, with the right training, those in the medical system can improve – especially in the fields of compassion, visual acuity, de-biasing, and collaboration.
What is Hope’s Book Club?
Hope has been facilitating discussions for the last 20 years. Now, she joins us to kick off a series of monthly discussions about her passion: health and well-being. After years of research and attending workshops at Harvard, Columbia and the University of Florida, Hope aims to tap into the interest that many of us have about our own health and well-being, and share her knowledge with our community.