Worry Free

“We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.”  – Etty Hillesum Worry is a killer, it causes us stress and stress is a huge factor in disease.  Fear not!  When we think about worrying most of us think about the big stuff.  We think … Read more

Expect the Good

“I used to say, ‘I sure hope things will change.’ Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change.” – Jim Rohn Back in the 80’s there was a saying that went around, “shite happens” I remember seeing bumper stickers with the expression.  Sadly, I kinda … Read more

Did you skip Starbucks?

I am not a huge fan of “Sixbucks” I mean Starbucks, but honestly some of their products are good.  But I love to joke with the folks that walk into the office with their cup of “Liquid Gold”!  So what am I talking about with skipping a cup of coffee?  On Monday we asked folks … Read more

To tell or not to tell?

As we begin to address drug use and abuse among our youth it is important to recognize that drug abuse can strike our families no matter what we say or do.  We can be the perfect parents and still the “creature” can ravage our loved ones.   Over the years I have been approached with several … Read more

Learning experience

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” Helen Keller The recovered life is a learning experience.  Yes life in general is a learning experience but for those of us that have … Read more

A positive “One Day At A Time”

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost For many years I carried a negative attitude of the belief that life goes on!  Shite happens!  Tomorrow is another day!  I know a fellow that is famous for his response to “Good Morning” he responds, “What’s … Read more