I went out for lunch with a friend last week and we talked for quite a while. I have a few friends that are like that—we just seem to click. Whether we’re talking about business or lessons learned, we are always ready to speak and get the next word in; our cheeks are puffed out just waiting for the opportunity to talk. Continue reading
Have you ever heard the expression, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, I truly believe that is the case with my medication. But last week I didn’t practice what I preached and I paid a price for it.
Last week I was in Chicago, Illinois, to attend a conference and receive a special award. I took my wife and two of my children to the event. We drove—10 hours each way. From the minute I pulled out of the driveway I had the feeling that I had forgotten something, but couldn’t put my finger on it until 45 minutes into the trip when I realized that I had forgot my Cogentin. That’s the medication that Continue reading
Last week I went to a communion service at my church. It was Palm Sunday and it was very special for me. During the service, there was an artist who started to paint at the beginning of the service and kept painting right until the end. I am not an artistic or creative kind of person— in fact, I hated art class in school. My youngest son is the same, but my daughter loves arts and crafts and she is very creative. Continue reading
I came across an article on Psych Central recently about a university study in Granada that made a connection between depression and fast food. The study found that a large percentage of people who eat fast food on a regular basis develop depression. And it wasn’t only fast food, but baked goods, too, such as donuts and cakes. Continue reading