Friday, May 22, 2009

We Are All Role Models - Small Eyes Are Watching You

When I was only about six or seven years old, the local chief of police was a bodybuilder. We lived not too far from the police station and in the summer time, I could watch him train in the backyard of the station. I was very impressed with his physique so I asked my dad to make me some dumbbells so that I could train also. Five decades later, I'm still training at least three times a week.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Growing Up Or Growing Old - Step Boldly Into Your Dreams

I recently read a story about an 87 year old woman who knew the power of pursuing her dreams. The story goes that, Rose, at the age of 87 had always wanted to get a college degree but I imagine Rose used some of the same excuses for putting off going to college that some of you use to delay doing the things you know in your heart you must do. When Rose enrolled in college, she did not let her age, fear, anxiety, limiting beliefs or anything else deter her from her dream.

Tips to Reduce the Strain of Stress

"If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness." - Les Brown

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, two-thirds of office visits to family doctors are for stress-related symptoms. These are stressful times for all of us and coupled with our day-to-day stressors, we can easily become affected by stressful symptoms.