happened to people being nice to one another?
It seems as if there isn’t a kind word to be heard. What has happened or changed that has caused
this to occur. I have a few thoughts.
are being raised without much of any discipline. They are no longer respectful of their
parents or elders and certainly don’t shy away from telling their parents what
they are and aren’t going to do.
Unfortunately parents allow this behavior. We are seeing the fruits of that type of
parenting now in the workforce where these young adults feel like they really
don’t have to carry out the mission of the company unless it is on their terms.
Lately I have been irritable and angry at all of the negative and fake news. Thus really isn't healthy. The world continues to spin out of control ad the so-called leaders are out for themselves and not for the American people. How can you turn around these feelings and feel positive toward life and the future. Here are a few tips that seems to be working for me.
1. Limit news time. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, factual news was reported at 6 pm and 10 pm.
I was wondering around Costco the other day picking up several items and ran across something I have never seen before, manuka honey. My last blog gave a run down of some of the great things honey can be used for, so this caught my attention. The price was quite high, so what is so special about this honey? This is what I learned.
Manuka honey is a very special honey, considered to be on of the most healing honeys in the world. It is produced by New Zealand bees pollinating the Manuka bush.
As I write this we are suffering with 112 degrees heat
outside. It’s been that way for more
than a week. It’s getting really
old. I have lived out here since 1972
and I can tell you that it is getting hotter earlier in the year and staying
that way into October. So, how do we
survive during this time of year?
Activities have to be done early in the morning,
between 5-8 am. Forget anything
strenuous, like hiking or outside construction projects.
It has been about 6 weeks since the whirlwind of events,
cancer diagnosis, surgery, consultations with oncologists and radiation
oncologists, as well as physical therapists.
I am one that does not like to go to doctors! Enough!
But, what I am learning, is that I am going through the grieving
You may recall,
from years ago, the esteemed Swiss-born doctor Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross,
identified the five stages of grief in her famous book, “On Death and
Dying”. It was initially relating to the
awareness of one’s own pending death, but these concepts have broadened to
anyone suffering from a significant loss of something very important to
It can happen to you!
I haven’t written in a while, but I have been quite
distracted and occupied. I debated
whether to share my personal experience or not, but decided that if one person
was helped it was worth it.
I have been in the healthcare field for more than 45
years. I have always been the provider,
on the other side of the desk. Recently
I have found myself on the other side of the desk. It was an eyeopener, to say the least. A very humbling experience.