This Too Shall Pass?? Thoughts from a T-Shirt on Election Day

Over 20 years ago my friend gave me the t-shirt pictured below. It was my favorite t-shirt EVER. I mean EVER. No, this is not the original. That one was lost. Or became a car rag. Or a puppy toy. Or fell apart from too much wear. Or who knows what. Several years back I had searched online for a replacement and came up with nothing. Recently my sister and I were talking about the t-shirt. She told me she had a picture of it and kept it nearby when she was going through a rough patch. So I decided to do a search. And this time within 10 seconds I found it! I ordered two. One for me. One for my sis. I remember one evening where my friends and I were silly drunk and started to have a philosophical discussion about the man: Did the train eventually pass …

The Best Health Decision You Can Make Right Now

When you think of making better choices regarding your health what usually comes to mind? Eat right? Exercise? Quit smoking? Quit drinking? And those are all great decisions. They (supposedly) will benefit your heart, lungs, etc. I’m not a doctor and there are no guarantees. But what about the organ that processes your feelings and emotions? The brain! What about the up and down rollercoaster that our lives have become as a result of the political climate and a pandemic? 2020 has been quite a year. But if I look back on 2020 and think about the best thing I have done for myself….for my health is came down to the one thing that was easier to do than one would have thought. I walked away from Facebook. Yep, I walked away from politics – and every single post that wasn’t even political being turned into a political argument. I …