Build a Better Brain at Any Age plus Practical Tips to Offset Dementia
July 26, 2022
I picked up a book in Costco called Keep Sharp by Sanjay Gupta, who is a brain surgeon. Written in 2021, the book is about brain functioning and how to improve it and even delay dementia.
I’ve seen Dr Sanjay on CNN and he strikes me as a careful, reasonable doctor and advisor.
How to … More “Build a Better Brain at Any Age plus Practical Tips to Offset Dementia”
Two sides of loving.
July 27, 2019
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Inspired by friends Kevin and Dorota. • Jesus defined two sides of loving. • Who is my neighbor? • What about today?
I RECEIVED AN EMAIL TODAY FROM FRIENDS KEVIN AND HIS WIFE DOROTA. It was an appeal for money to support a young nurse in her education. It was … More “Two sides of loving.”
Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.
November 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cerebral palsy. • The danger of driving. • Frustration. • When things seem hopeless. • The car that changed Jessica’s life.
Now and then I hear of a heart-warming story that is truly inspirational. This story was written from the perspective of Jessica’s mom who I know rather well. Here … More “Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.”
Sleep loss: startling new info.
October 17, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A goldmine of info by an expert from Harvard. • Consequences of sleep loss are startling. • What about sleep apnea and insomnia?
HARVARD SLEEP EXPERT. At Harvard University, sleep expert Dr. Charles Czeisler unveiled a new sleep class for all freshmen. His work has exposed results of sleep loss … More “Sleep loss: startling new info.”
Fish Creek, Wisconsin.
August 12, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Fish Creek beach. • A little like heaven. • Tragedy at Independence, Kansas. • The process of pain. • Any good purpose for the trials of life?
Fish Creek, Wisconsin is a tiny village pregnant with tourists in Door County – a finger of land that sticks out into Lake … More “Fish Creek, Wisconsin.”
Depressed or not
August 25, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Feelings of uselessness, worthlessness, and depression. • Dr Hogsett’s take on this. • Some valuable solutions. • John and an immigrant. • Breaking news: test for clinical depression • Staci’s FitBit.
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of three things: (1) Inspiration and Hope, or (2) … More “Depressed or not”
Eight actions to reduce stress
August 17, 2017
I RAN ACROSS THIS LIST OF STRESS-BUSTERS IN AN AMOCO MAGAZINE. My old company Amoco merged with BP in 1998, so this list may be 20 years old, or more. However, it struck me as a very sensible approach to reduce stress, and all the items seem attainable for most people.
I scored 5½ out … More “Eight actions to reduce stress”
Back pain hope: How Mary got her life back. Part 2 of 3.
April 11, 2017
BACK PAIN HOPE – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cement injection into fractured disc. • The darkness. • Spiritual resource. • Laser Spine Institute.
BACKGROUND. This is Part 2 of a long story about hopes built and crushed. My goal is to chronicle the account of one remarkable woman’s faith and enduring persistence through a … More “Back pain hope: How Mary got her life back. Part 2 of 3.”