life challenges

This is Part 1 of a 3 part article about Pain We all have pain, some debilitating and some just a pain in the ass.  We want to get out of pain, isn’t that the way we are supposed to operate? Who wants to be in pain, no one? We have a job to do, places to be, things that have to get done, right? Top me off you say to the drink, pop me one you say to the pill, push me further you say to the exercise, hold me closer you say to the peep, and shut up…

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Have you noticed your life is so different that it was just a few years ago?  Are you still doing things the way you used to do them or have circumstances required you to look deeper at what rules your world? Listen to an archived show in which I discussed this concept: Moment To Moment Living with Dr. Jeanette Gallagher   Yesterday, I had a person tell me they were ‘swamped’ and could not take five minutes a day for seven days to read something that might change the way they think, add inspiration to your challenged day or just suggest…

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Dr. Jeanette welcomes Dr. Timothy Jennings, MD, author of The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind shares many ways our brain may age and how to improve our quality of life by taking care of our body and brain. Is aging a path of life that we have no control over and we just play out our days? Is it possible to affect the health of our brain? What is dementia and how can I influence by brain health if it seems to run in my family? If you have a disease in your body,…

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Dr. Jeanette spoke with T.M. Roe Patterson about his father, Glenn Patterson, an Oil Industry legend, who had a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Here is the show link. Roe shares how it took a great man that was all about honor and respect for others to a life that was a shadow of how Glenn engaged with others in creating a proud and successful business and life. Roe and Glenn were able to be side by side through life and Roe honors all the moments in his book Crude Blessings: The Amazing Life Story of Glenn Patterson American Oilman.

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By Doug Carnine Do you find yourself wondering if there is more to life than what you’ve found? Despite you’re searching, do you continue to find that life lacks the meaning you crave and happiness is hard to grasp? Or maybe you have a ‘good’ life but want to make it even better. Or maybe you are entering a new phase of your life? Here’s the Hard Truth: At times, everyone’s life can feel empty, lonely, and confusing. And more times than not, society’s answers are actually not answers. What society often teaches us to want in life – a…

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Today, I woke up and instantly heard a message to play the song:  ‘It’s a beautiful morning’ by the Rascals.  Know the song?  Check it out on you tube. Not every day is a great day filled with experiences that are just rolling along with ease.  But there are many days that are great which helps the slower or more difficult ones easier to flow with.  Even in the challenging days, take a second to see if there is even a glimmer of hope or light and cherish that moment. I see life as not a doing thing and see…

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Check out this photo.  What do you see?  What is hidden?  Scroll to the bottom for the answer. What does it mean ‘to be made whole again’? In the face of disease, destruction, divorce or death can you ever be made whole again?  Many people say these life experiences change them forever; they take away all that is loved and important and also the concept of breaking your heart or spirit.  Can you be broken?  Can you be whole again? In the face of disease, we are feeling not well and seek help from a healthcare professional to ‘fix us…

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Dr. Jeanette will be writing weekly about topics of interest in healthcare, wellness, health challenges, alternative medicine, abuse, life events, women over age 50 and caring for yourself and your elders.  These posts will be running below and kept on the site for review.  The latest post will be at the top of the list.

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