Get Busy Living

There are many things that limit what people do in their lifetime. It could be the location in which they live, it could be physical limitations, it could be finances, or it could be so many other things. One thing that holds many people back is fear. We have fears of failing, fears of getting…

If Lifestyle Is The Problem…

I recently had a conversation with a patient who is struggling with some health issues. He has high blood pressure, high cholesterol, is suffering with anxiety, battling some depression, and is tired all the time. A visit with his medical doctor left him with four prescriptions for four different medications. He was frustrated and did…

Failed Resolutions…Now What?

Many people set resolutions for the new year. It will not surprise you to know that approximately 80% of those resolutions fail. One reason it will not surprise you is that one of those people who failed is likely you. There are many reasons why resolutions fail. One of the biggest reasons is that the…

Assessing the Strategy

We have made incredible advances over the past one hundred years. Just think about the amazing technology we are privy to. Today, we can travel at thirty thousand feet above the ground at 550 miles per hour and go anywhere in the world. We have cell phones that can make calls, check emails, and send…

Where Did We Go Wrong?

I was driving in the Chicago area while in college and got lost, and when I stopped to look around and figure out where I was, my friend started yelling to drive. We realized that we were in a very dangerous area of town, and our safety was literally at risk. At some point, we…

Friday’s Findings: 01.24.2020

1. A phenomenon I find fascinating… We hear about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but more people need to know about Post-traumatic growth. Yes, trauma can cause long-term stress and adverse behavioral changes, but in many, it can cause growth and improvement. People with post-traumatic growth have seen results such as “greater appreciation of life; changed…