Choose Your Attitude

We are all affected daily by things that stress us, aggravate us, or make us want to run for the hills screaming. This comes in to play at work, at home, everywhere. The quote that has helped me recently with annoying situations is the following – “Everything can be...

MODERATION

Moderation is what we strive for in eating, drinking, exercising, smoking, and in general, all things fun. It is easy peasy for some people and for others, not so much. Am I the only insane person who likes to go overboard? I was talking to my sister the other day and...

THE NEW ERA VS THE OLD

As a young African American I have witnessed death, gun violence, robbery, etc.. I have been a victim of loss to the streets of Chicago. Everyone always asks questions like “How can we stop the crime? “or “Will the it ever stop?” The truth is crime can stop if we have...

A Most Refreshing Bike Ride

I rode my bike to Madison last week. I left from Forest Park on Wednesday and arrived in Madison Friday afternoon. I went 215 miles by myself and cleared my brain! On the ride, I was struck by not only how beautiful our Illinois Prairie Path is how it’s also an unused...

RE-TRAINING YOUR BRAIN

I am reading a book The User’s Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do About It … by Shawn T. Smith. This is a great book to read if you are ready to change your thinking! I myself am my worst enemy.  I have a...