Author: Jacques LeBlanc

History  of Philanthropy: Philanthropy can be broadly defined as love for humankind. It is derived from the Greek words "philos," which means loving and "anthropos," which means humankind.  The purpose of philanthropy is to improve the well-being of humankind by preventing and solving social problems. Philanthropy is...

 Beliefs           Communities and countries are currently being disrupted by acts of violence, cumbersome bureaucracies, financial difficulty and now COVID-19. Chaos can be a generative impetus for people to lash out, to be angry, fearful and depressed. It can also be an impetus for creating new...

The notion of wellness or well-being has become like a fantasy, a business of over 3 trillions, like selling spa packages, sport equipment, sport clothes, pricey organic food, all types of beauty products and more. After WWII, the World Health Organization began embracing the idea...

If you wait for inspiration, you may wait all your life, because it does not come as an order. The inspiration must come through the capacity of creating, of imagining, a capacity we all have within us, at different levels. When I was younger, and...

Tyson Foods (TSN) is warning that "millions of pounds of meat" will disappear from the supply chain as the coronavirus pandemic pushes food processing plants to close, leading to product shortages in grocery stores across the country. "The food supply chain is breaking," wrote board chairman John Tyson in...

We use the term of physician wellness to capture the complex and multifaceted nature of physicians’ physical, mental, and emotional health and wellbeing. We also consider the positive side of being well.  Shanafelt (1), noted “Wellness goes beyond merely the absence of distress and includes being...