• Thoughts

    October 8, 2014 —  In Providence, RI, the mayor’s race is heating up.  But I am still immersed in writing about Gram’s Wisdom.  The newest piece here is about the Fiorentina pear and the satin drawstring bag that bride’s dangled from their wrists when they married.  See Italian Kisses linked below

    MEMOIRS:   Here is a video of a class  I am conducting for octogenarians.  East Side Writers in Residence at EPOCH.  A gallery of their terrific work is on display. Happiness/ R

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  • About

    Rita Watson, MPH,  became a columnist after many years at the New York Times and Director of  Policy and Education at Yale’s  psychiatry department.  Her focus was on advocacy and informed consent based on studies at Yale’s  Department of Public Health at the  medical school and the Yale Law School.  She is an Associate Fellow at Yale’s Ezra Stiles College.  (See Bio/Books link)

    A member of the National Press Club, today Rita Watson brings readers new research and advice through “With Love and Gratitude” at PsychologyToday.com.

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