Making Life A Little Harder

I have a tree outside my office window, where, every year, a robin comes to build a nest and lay her eggs. I have watched this bird tirelessly fly back and forth from this tree, each time returning with a mouthful of twigs, grass, and whatever else their nests are made of. I cannot pretend…

Friday’s Findings: 07.29.2022

1.  Article I read this week… I read a great article this week, realizing about halfway through that the author, Oliver Burkeman, was the author of the excellent book, Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management For Mortals. The article was in The Guardian and is titled… Oliver Burkeman’s last column: the eight secrets to a (fairly) fulfilled…

Why Are We So Unhealthy?

When it comes to healthcare, the U.S. spends more than any other industrial nation. This should explain why the U.S. is also the healthiest of all industrial nations. One problem… the U.S. is NOT the healthiest nation. Sadly, we aren’t even close. The Commonwealth Fund issued a report in 2014 ranking 11 major industrialized nations in…

The 20-Second Rule

Having more information on how to live a healthier life is always good. That is why I read so much, study so hard, and ask so many questions. However, information without action results in nothing changing. I believe we know enough to make better choices and act in ways that would lead to better health.…

Friday’s Findings: 07.15.2022

1.  T-shirt I love… I saw this t-shirt last week and loved it. It’s from a restaurant/bar in Clearwater Beach, Florida (Palm Pavilion). I love the colors, love the image (beachside shack, palm trees, surf boards, sailboat, Adirondack chair, etc.), and LOVE the quote… “It’s never too late to start Living the Dream.” (Thanks, Jim…

Try Something Old

I was on a boat the other day when I received a text. I was being asked a question that required me to jump online and check an email. I was able to get the answer, take a snapshot of it, and send the answer back to the person via text. I could do all…

Create More Value

While pulling in to a large shopping plaza two weekends ago, I saw a fairly young, fit man standing on the corner, holding a sign, asking for money. The sign indicated that he had lost his job and needed money to pay his house payment and to support his family. While I am sympathetic to…