Remember to Exercise!

How do you like to exercise? Some like a fitness class with the socialization and direction it provides. Others like a more solitary pursuit. Some are more flexible in their approach while others have a firm schedule they follow. Regardless of how you do it, it’s important to remember to exercise. There’s a wealth of … Read more

A Fresh Start

Turning the calendar to April always feels a bit like a new beginning. It’s the fourth month but in many ways, it feels like a fresh start. Spring is coming and April heralds its brilliance beautifully. New life sprouts from the earth, brighter colors flood the landscape, and animals are birthed in the fresh breezes … Read more

March Madness: Time to Socialize!

The Madness of Spring has arrived! Even though the calendar says spring won’t officially arrive until tomorrow at 11:15 AM central time, weather, sports, and St. Patrick’s Day madness has already ensued. Spring is a great time to socialize, celebrate, and gather with friends and family, whatever the reason. Better yet, meeting with others also … Read more

Circles of Life

Geometry is not my thing but it seems life moves in circles or repeating cycles. The Earth revolves around the sun, the moon revolves around the Earth, seasons, time, and even our own habits are cyclical. Sometimes our circular life habits become so ingrained, we lose the wonder or stimulation of life, especially when memory … Read more

6 steps to focus well

Better Concentration and Attention

Distractions erode memory. We walk into a room and cannot remember why we’re there. We try to have better concentration and attention, then something buzzes, speaks, lights up, or invades thoughts and our focus is lost. As a society our attention span has shrunk to mere moments. No wonder we can’t remember; we can’t even … Read more

My Life with Parkinsons’

As we continue to shift our perspective this new year, I’m excited to share the last installment from my friends. I imagine us sitting on a bench with these interesting people and learning something new. Each one has a unique view of the world that makes me think differently. This week’s insight comes from a … Read more