Father’s Day is just around the corner and it comes with a mixed bag of emotions, memories and expectations. Many have fond recollections of their dad, yet in some it recalls disappointment, fear and sadness. This is one of those
How much do our assumptions control the outcome of a situation? The Pygmalion effect is a fascinating review of what we, if we are honest, know to be true. A simple way to rephrase this concept is: expect much,
Regardless of your spiritual persuasion, comparing or coveting someone else’s stature – physical, financial, relational, etc. – to your own is a fast track to trouble. Envy, discontent, and insecurity seem to be at an all time high.
We often hear “I feel fine… why do I need to get my nerve system checked?” or “If I don’t hurt, why should I see a chiropractor?” That’s a valid and understandable question. It’s along the line of “If it ain’t
Breath. Breath is the sign of life or lack thereof. We have so many sayings regarding breath, i.e. “don’t hold your breath for xyz to happen”, “a sigh of relief”, or “took my breath away”. Interesting, isn’t it? Why has breath become such a
We have gained a new season in the last few years. It is something called flu season. It seems to me adding a new season is akin to saying, “I am adding an extra month to the year,” or “I
Let’s end the year well! I have to say that this time of year is one of my favorite seasons. Growing up in Denmark, the days grew short very quickly, leaving us with a pitch black to dusk time, instead of
I recently had an in-depth conversation with an inquiring mom about her kids and their struggles. As we continued to chat, her focus expanded. “You know, it seems like the health of kids nowadays is way worse than when I