Month: November 2012

Keep Your Fork

I was listening to a friend tell a story about attending a luncheon. As the server was bussing his dishes after the main course she said to him, “Keep your fork.” He said that put a smile on his face because the best part of the luncheon–dessert–was yet to come. This is an excellent mantra…

It’s Time to Count Our Blessings

Life can bring on its share of negative experiences such as losses, setbacks, disappointments and unfulfilled dreams.  These experiences can overwhelm us at times to the point where we think only about them and lose sight of the many blessings that are showered on us on a daily basis.  In fact, if were to take…

Nine Lessons for Living a Longer Life

The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner Since the 1990s, longevity expert and author, Dan Buettner, has been traveling with teams of researchers to areas around the world where people live the longest. His teams have studied how lifestyle and environment impact the length of people’s lives. According to an article which appeared in Monday’s USA…