The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

  Have you ever experienced deep loss? The Arizona Wilderness Coalition hosted a group of films presented at the Environmental Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona. “Hybrid-Pedal” captured a one thousand mile bike ride from Portland, Oregon to Salt Lake City, Utah. “Guardians of the Selva Maya” portrayed a Southern Yucatan community’s sincere understanding of the […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: As I was checking out a DVD at the local bookstore, I noticed a New York Times Bestseller (3 million copies sold) that caught my eye; 90 Minutes In Heaven by Don Piper. As I was preparing my traveling library for our annual snowbird exodus, the title appealed to […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

This month we explored ideas about long-term and life-term experiences such as marriage, friendship and transition. As we say farewell to March I want to share with you thoughts about creating lifetime memories. I was blessed to experience one full week of adventure in Costa Rica with our oldest son, while we each created incredible […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: When someone chooses to run for an elected office one would assume that the candidate has the interest of his or her community at heart. The following are a few comments from those who have taken such an oath: “Today, we embark on the opportunity to get that new […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

In 1989 I wrote a book called ABC Feelings. The concept was to correlate feelings with the alphabet. In lieu or in addition to learning that “A is for apple or airplane” a child could learn that “A” is also for feeling “accepted”. As the years passed, other products were added such as a poster, […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. It seems like yesterday when I would wait in line at the post office and feel a sense of urgency as I saw the seconds “click” away on a large digital clock bringing the 20th century to a close. I recall that it made […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Could it be that maybe my husband and I are fortunate to inherit some longtime marriage genes? My in-laws did their dance together for close to seventy-two years and my folks almost fifty. I wonder if they changed as much over that period of time as I saw in myself. I hardly recognize the woman […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: The Stress Management Health Center says that 80% of Americans are stressed about the economy. According to surveys by the American Psychological Association, the top stressors for Americans are money (81%), the economy (80%), work (67%), and health problems affecting the family (67%). And from what I gather after […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: I think of March as the time when tulips and daffodils are ready to burst forth from barren dirt. Green buds start to appear, frogs begin to lay their eggs and hibernating animals initiate movement and instinctively peak out of their haven of warmth and slumber to take in […]

The Attitude Doc- Weekly Life Change Lessons

Tools That Can Change Your Life: On Monday, February 16, 45 years ago, I made a commitment to my husband to share life together. A gala affair it was all right. Our wedding ceremony took place in the Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel, with it’s elegant walls and carpet emanating rich deep tones […]