Do just one small thing towards your dream today. And then, do one small thing again tomorrow. When you have done that for 30 days, tell me about it. I want to hear. Photo by PS Lee, Creative Commons, via Flickr.
Stress can be a positive force in our lives when it is short-lived and when we use it to direct our energies to beneficial action. In other words, stress isn’t all bad. It serves a purpose. The problem comes when we forget to take time out from stress, or when we feel helpless in the […]
I know so many people who are taking care of others who are at risk for, or lost in the depths of, dementia. Indeed, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementias have reached crisis proportions in this country. Over time, I’ll continue to write about dementia prevention, but for now I offer you this simple checklist. […]
“Can’t I just live a regular life?” My sixteen-year-old is actually onto to something with that question. Her goal, she claims, is not going to be to “do great things” but rather to find fullness in an ordinary life. She continues with an assertion, “It’s actually not that simple, you know. I think it’s amazing […]
It is true that we can’t ward off all the challenges that come with aging. But dementia and Alzheimer’s, which affect one in nine and one in three, respectively? We can increase our odds of avoiding these difficult, sad endings. It comes to lifestyle. Furthermore, and interestingly, if you think about a range of other […]
When I work with a client, one of the approaches we might use is visualization. It helps get to the heart of what a person wants, and it can give both a sense of interest and a sense of direction for choosing a path forward. With performer and author Laurie Klein, this visualization not only […]
Recently, a dear colleague mentioned needing to make a change in order to overcome some health issues. I found myself suggesting a “food lifestyle” and then she answered back asking if she must pursue a particular diet, to which I again found myself using the term “food lifestyle.” As the conversation continued, I shared thoughts […]