Are Our Expectations and Reality Aligning or Colliding in Today’s World?

One reason for happiness is having our expectations met. When our expectations are not met, then we are generally unhappy. With the pandemic ongoing for over a year and a half, we have had a few expectations. One is that … Continue reading

Is There a Link Between Cancer and Heart Failure?

It seems we get more diseases as we grow older. It might start with high blood pressure. Then, maybe diabetes. A heart condition might develop after that. Then, the Big C may appear. Is there a link between these diseases? … Continue reading

Coronavirus Vaccine Between a Rock and a Hard Place?

We have been hearing that the COVID-19 vaccine will mean a return to a normal life. It is right around the corner. It could be here before the Fall Elections. It might even be free! But… The big ‘but’ is … Continue reading

Disease – 6 Pathways You Must Know About

I use the word ‘stride’ as my reminder for each of the ways a disease starts in the body. Each letter stands for a different pathway. Our bodies fight off the invaders, but sometimes we allow things in our control … Continue reading

One Way or Another?

Blondie released the song, “One Way or Another” in 1978. It is a catchy tune. Sometimes we get a song in our brain and it lives with us for longer than a few minutes. A few days ago this tune came … Continue reading

The Secret to being Happy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I remember reading a story about the Danes being the happiest people on earth. They are active people, generally married, and healthier than their neighbors. They live their lives in the present tense – today. The Danes’ expectations of the … Continue reading

Wants vs Needs – Which Is Obtainable?

The British rock band, The Rolling Stones, had a great song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” on their 1969 album, Let It Bleed. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The lyrics (paraphrased) tell us that … Continue reading

Achieving versus Failing

I was searching for a book tonight and found one I had not read in a while. It is Eliyahu Goldratt’s, The Goal. It’s a great novel about setting goals and the theory of constraints. The same problems brought out … Continue reading

How to Raise your Happiness

I remember reading a story about the Danes being the happiest people on earth.  They are active people, generally married and healthier than their neighbors.  They live their lives in the present tense – today.  But, their expectations of the future … Continue reading

The Double-Edge Sword of Your Future Part 1 of 3

Our subconscious mind is the most powerful weapon you have in your arsenal to succeed or fail in life.  It is a true double-edged sword.  A single-edged sword is generally used for slashing and cutting – there is only one … Continue reading