Attitude is Everything

Attitude is Everything Through the years, raising our sons I advocated this belief system to them. One can be the smartest teacher, lecturer, lawyer, doctor, businessperson, but if the attitude and “bedside manner” are left to be desired (to put it mildly), in the long run the IQ is not going to make up for […]

A Strong Foundation

Whenever we work towards a goal whether writing a book, pursuing a degree, launching a business, starting a new career, or re-kindling an old passion, deep inside we expect a return on that investment or ROI. At times, it may seem daunting, defeating, impossible to attain, or you feel simply out of our league. I […]

The Encounter

Recently, I had an encounter. It was towards the end of one of those weeks, EMR issues, no patient records, staff shortages, lots of charts piling up…life is different for us all, and your situation will fit your struggles, but you know what I am talking about. Because of the challenges, once again, my first […]

Good Intentions

We all love to start something new, exciting, inspiring, life-altering. For example, imagine it’s New Year’s and you decide to make fitness a priority. You mentally prepare for it, set up on Day 1, get ready the night before, and go at it first thing that morning.  On Day 1 the alarm goes off, you […]

Every early morning, I drive by this art wall

And, every single time my mind goes to myself, to you who reads these lines, and to all of the humans out there going through life. Because, each one of us possess these traits, whether unrecognized, not yet brought to the light, in the process of self-discovery, or facing the “AHA!” moment of insight.  So, […]

The harder we fall, the taller we rise

Often, we hone in a goal, we fail, we learn, we grow. Repeat.  I urge you to jump in. Start something new. Tackle something you tried before and did not succeed. Don’t be afraid to being ridiculed, looked down on, or considered a failure.  Dream grand. Keep falling. Dust off and rise again in silent […]