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“Breath in, Breath out”

“Breath in, Breath out”      Take a deep breath and get ready for the excitement you are going to experience reading this blog. Recently, an avid reader turned me onto a book called “Breath” by James Nestor. Normally 220 pages

“Loose Change”

     “Loose Change”      What is it about the word “change” that has such a negative connection?  Carrying extra coin or change in my pocket takes me back to the days of going to the laundromat.  Don’t want to

“Chicken or the Egg…Which came first?”

“Chicken or the Egg…Which came first?”      Hopefully my son in law will not mind me sharing this story about him.  Shhhh…. Please don’ tell him. Josh is an exceptional young man; great husband to my daughter, Alaina, and

“Hidden Courage”

      “Hidden Courage”      When the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette printed a daily paper, I would find a patient, Carol, sitting in the treatment room, totally lost in the daily death notices.  “I love to read these”, she exclaimed.  I

“How are your brains doing?”

“How are your brains doing?”      Brains? If you are thinking you only have one brain, I am going to challenge you to look at your body as having 3 brains. The one between the ears is obviously considered the

“Patience, Patience, Patience”

      “Patience, Patience, Patience”     In a world that honors doing anything faster, from a McDonalds lunch to the Quick Lube oil change, speed is king.  In sports the saying is “can’t teach speed” and every athlete

“Buried Treasure”

“Buried Treasure”     Legendary personal development author and speaker, Bob Proctor, told a teaching story months before he died at age 87.  It’s worth sharing.     Bob delivered the Toronto Star newspaper as a young boy. His brother helped

“The Great Mystery of Health”

  “The Great Mystery of Health”          There’s an old saying about raising children, “If you can just get your child to age 25, you have a good chance of getting them to 50.”  So profound and

“How Did They Know?”

“How Did They Know?”      Without benefit of MRI, lab work, biopsies, x-rays or any other sophisticated form of high-tech diagnostic work up, how did they know?  The founders of our language realized thousands of years ago that lack of

“G.O.A.T. and Neil Young”

      G.O.A.T. and Neil Young    Toward the end of my father’s life, his driving skills were diminishing to the point where fender benders were becoming frequent.  He was a wonderful husband and father who also had a