Tag Archives: attitude

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CREATING ACCOUNTABILITY

When it comes to our jobs, accountability often determines whether our paycheck reflects an increase or not. Knowing that someone or some group will evaluate job performance adds a level of accountability to the work performed. When it comes to exercise, ACCOUNTABILITY is another concept that helps incentivize people to stay on track. For most […]

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DO DOCTORS HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR?

With so much pain, anger, fear and adversarial controversy reported on a daily basis, I thought an attempt at humor might lighten up the hearts and minds of people (for at least the duration of time required to peek at this post.) Please keep in mind, I was a practicing physician educated by a system […]

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CAN THE METHOD BE THE PROBLEM?

With the new year 28 days in the making, many New Year’s resolutions have already hit a brick wall. The infamous: “I want to lose weight” “I want to be more physically fit” “I want to feel like I did when I was twenty years old” is a recurring mission many of us undertake, but […]

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ERADICATING DISEASE BY CONQUERING “GERMS:” AN EXERCISE IN FUTILITY

How can I make such an ARROGANT statement when the scientific community with significantly more experience and knowledge has claimed to have already eradicated disease (ex. Small Pox?) What scientific facts do I base my “assumptions” on? I base my assumptions on: THE LAWS OF EXISTENCE THE REALITY OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR . THE LAWS OF […]

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HELPING PATIENTS TO CHANGE MINDSETS REQUIRES DOCTORS TO CHANGE MINDSETS FIRST!

The following advertisement was recently sent to me by a reputable nutritional business representing two companies. The intention of this ad was to create a win-win-win scenario. THESE COMPANIES would make money selling me (THE DOCTOR,) their quality products. I, in turn, would make money selling these quality products to THE PATIENT. The patient, in […]

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“WANT BETTER HEALTH; DISCOVER YOUR PERCENTAGES!”

WHAT ARE YOUR PERCENTAGES? . What percentage of life’s pleasures are derived from FOOD? What percentage of life’s pleasures are derived from POSSESSIONS? What percentage of life’s pleasures are derived from PEOPLE/FAMILY/FRIENDS? What percentage of life’s pleasures are derived from fulfilling a PURPOSE? What percentage of life’s pleasures are derived from seeking SOLUTIONS? What percentage […]

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WAITING FOR SYMPTOMS

What motivates your behavior? When I ask this question, most people hesitate responding. After a pause, the typical answer is, “I don’t think in terms of MOTIVATION, but rather HABIT. The term habit is more commonly associated with a NEGATIVE response than a positive one. “Kicking a habit,” “force of habit,” “old habits die hard” […]