Here in Southern California we are always looking for a fresh approach to our health concerns. My colleague Steve Salt of Ohio offers some helpful tips as a guest columnist for The Herald-Star in which he writes how the quality of thought affects the quality of life and points to evidence of researchers studying this phenomenon.
I needed a breather, but the Starbucks was crammed. All I wanted was a smoothie, but I was weary about the long wait. I live just a couple of blocks from the coffee house, which does a booming business, especially in the morning when everyone is looking for that quick jolt to rev them up to speed.
Leave or stay? It took me a few seconds, but I succumbed to my desire and got in line. I couldn’t help but hear the conversations around me, which were comprised of sharing doubts about the demanding work week, retirement and numerous health worries.
The intricacies of daily living, including the periods of ill health we experience seem an unavoidable consequence of the human experience – and can get us down. Unfortunately, there is nothing on the menu board that permanently sweetens life’s burdens.
But did you ever stop to think that it isn’t the caffeine imbibed or the sugar consumed that gives you the push you feel? To read Steve’s whole article click here.