Getting Through Tough Times

Life is full of ups and downs. When things are good, it is easier to be grateful, positive, and to maintain healthy lifestyle choices. But what about when things get tough? What about when adversity strikes? What about when it feels like your world is falling apart or that your life is doomed? One key…

Sick People Trying To Get Well?

In case you have not noticed, the art of medicine has been replaced with the business of medicine. More than 18 cents of every dollar goes toward healthcare in this country. Do you know how much is spent per person each year on health care? A whopping $10,224! This is greater than two times more…

Innate Intelligence

There are certain words I love. For some reason, when I hear them they light me up. Among those are the words innate intelligence.  According to Webster’s, “innate” is defined as “1. existing in one from birth; inborn; native; 2. inherent in the character of something; 3. originating in or arising from the intellect or…

Spring Cleaning???

It’s that time of year… where we dig a little deeper, scrub a little harder, and delve into cabinets, nooks, and crannies that we’ve avoided all winter. Yep… it’s called spring cleaning. The origins of spring cleaning have been linked to Iran, China, and Hebrew cultures with religious significance. The truth of the matter is…

Presenteeism

We are all familiar with the term absenteeism, but I want to introduce you to a word that isn’t spoken of much.  And it’s one that you should be aware of… presenteeism. Simply put, presenteeism is being physically present at work, but not being able to do your job because of health issues. There are…