“A man walks down the street, he says ‘why am I soft in the middle now. Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard.’ ” Paul Simon from the song: “You Can Call Me Al” Here’s A great question: How do you survive at work as an adult? The guy does everything he can to be nice, play fair, and work within the system, and before he […]
Lifestyle is not to be taken for granted. When medical professionals achieve the lifestyle that they “signed up up” the fruits of their labor and emotional expenditures actually pay dividends to their patients and families. The more we reach our personal goals of affluence and personal fulfillment, the more we can help and inspire others and find great satisfaction.
“I takes a lot of energy to be negative. You have to work at it. But smiling is painless. I’d rather spend my energy smiling.” Eric Davis “I’m completely fascinated by your attitude” I told him with great enthusiasm. “You don’t like it?” he shot back with a sly smile. “Oh, I like it Ed. In fact, I LOVE it! You are completely contagious” I replied after watching him meet and greet every person in […]
In the medical profession we always think of high-blood pressure as “the silent killer” but truth be known, it isn’t. High-blood pressure is the result of the real silent killer which is what I like to call “absorption of secondary stress”. What this means is that everyday, all-day we are taking in the stress of the world, insane amounts of bad news, and other people’s drama. In 2008, my life was in a very dark […]