HIPPOCRATES’ MESSAGE

As most of us know, Hippocrates is generally referred to as “The Father of Modern Medicine.”  As we consider the miracles of medical science, the wonders of life-saving surgery, the formulation of medications to eradicate illness and the development of other...

A BAD CASE OF THE “SHOULDS”

                          The only cure for grief is action.” –G. H. Lewis Over the years, much of my writing has evolved from my metaphor of the “snowman.”  Its assumption is that all of our behaviors flow from our thoughts.  Or, more descriptively, they come from...

ONE SHORT OF A POLYGLOT?

“If you try to buy Christmas with a credit card, you’ll miss the point. It’s not for sale. True Christmas spirit can only be given away and the price it demands is a piece of your heart.” For those of you who are not studying for the SAT or LSAT, let me...

The Greatest Addiction of All

Self-discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Over the past several weeks, we have discussed the concept of positive addiction.   As we’ve seen earlier, the concept suggests that happy,...

Holiday Elation (Part 1)

Holidays are neither good nor bad; how we think about them makes the difference. Over the years, I’ve written on more than one occasion about the impact of the holiday season.  The generic topic for these commonly-written pieces is “holiday depression.” This...