Stop thinking from a political perspective, a religious perspective, or a traditional perspective, and start thinking from a human perspective. We all have to live here together, and it tends to go better for everyone if we can start to truly understand the “other guy’s” view.
Bioethicist Daniel Callahan wrote in a recent article that he thinks we should take an “edgier” approach to tackling the problem of obesity in America. He thinks we should start using a campaign similar to the anti-smoking campaigns that would “shame” overweight people in the social sphere as a way to encourage them to lose weight and [...]
I had my first acupuncture appointment last Wednesday, and I left with spots on my back that, as the acupuncturist said, would look like I’ve been hugged by an octopus. I must say she was right.
I’ve never been one to make New Year’s Resolutions for a couple reasons: 1. I like to re-evaluate my life more than once a year, and make changes as appropriate, when appropriate and, 2. I want to do things in my life that are important and have meaning outside of the fact that it’s the [...]
Christmas Tradition. In our family, this meant waking up early on Christmas morning. My sister and I were “in charge” of making sure everyone was up at a decent time. We certainly couldn’t wait forever to dive into those gifts! Mom would start the coffee and the music, and Dad would make sure we brushed [...]
As I was driving into work this morning, one of the local morning shows was talking about allowing teachers to carry guns into schools. Not all teachers, just those that wanted to and were properly trained in the use and safety of firearms. It also seems that all I’ve seen on social media outlets, blogs, [...]
In a world where those of us dealing with pre-existing conditions have so many health care costs that it can get in the way of other things, we are forced to choose whether or not we should get the care we need when we need it.
If it were up to me, I would start my own business. However, that is not an option even if I want to because I need a job that provides health insurance.
In the world we live in today, we are more unwilling than ever to help out our fellow man, or woman.