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#36 The ABCs of Health and Happiness

The ABCs of Health and Happiness Davidicus Wong Accept responsibility for your own health. Be active. Create happiness for yourself and others. Don’t drink to excess. Eat a healthy diet. Follow your bliss. Greet each day with gratitude. Help yourself … Continue reading

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Turn your problems . . . into goals

In traditional medical language, patients present themselves with a “chief complaint” which makes doctors sound like they are working in public relations. It also makes our patients sound like a bunch of whiners. We don’t see our patients that way … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Positive Potential: 3 Keys to Success

Before you set any goal big or small, consider first your deepest values and your calling (the intersection of your talents, your passions and the needs of your world). The young parents’ calling is to nurture their children. They don’t … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Resolutions: A Second Chance for Procrastinators

I think of the Chinese New Year as another crack at New Year’s resolutions for those who procrastinate. This includes all of us because after all, we all put something off. Though we’ve paid the bills, got enough insurance, fed … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Goals: Lessons From Medicine

In the old days (or at least until now), doctors would give their orders (i.e. lose 50 lbs; exercise aerobically for 60 minutes, 5 days a week; eat a low-fat, low-salt diet; and take each of your medications as directed). … Continue reading

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Your Do-it-yourself Needs Assessment

In crafting your own grown-up curriculum, begin with a mainstay of adult education, the needs assessment. I define health as the dynamic balance of the important areas of your life with the goal of achieving your potential in each of … Continue reading

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The Learning Never Stops: What’s On Your Agenda?

During our school years, we dream about life after graduation: the end of lectures, assignments and exams and the beginning of paid work and independence. But now that we’re grown up and finished school, the learning never stops. In spite … Continue reading

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