Category Archives: Health

Undecided

The mattress on my bed saw better days a long time ago. It really needs to be recycled and replaced. I have failed to buy a new mattress because it’s difficult to choose between the large selection of mattress types, … Continue reading

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Setbacks

The last thing we want to hear after suffering a severe setback is that the failure is “a blessing in disguise”. Although the statement may be true most of the time, sometimes, it isn’t. A nation undergoing a revolution might … Continue reading

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Such Vitality

My great-uncle Ivan liked to say that ideas are useless if you don’t do something with them. He said he had seen only a precious few people who came up with good ideas and followed through with the drive and … Continue reading

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Feeling Offended

“To feel offended is a choice we make. To be easily offended is the sign of an undeveloped person.” My friend Jorge said this out of the blue earlier this week. We had decided to take a walk on the … Continue reading

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Peanut Buttery

The 20th U.S. President, James A. Garfield supposedly once said, “Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.” Yes, there was such a food back then. It can be argued that the ancient Aztecs and Incas were … Continue reading

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Manliness

Guys from my generation grew up with some mighty tough movie star male role models. Think of Lee Marvin who played rough and tumble characters on the screen. In real life, Marvin had been a sniper in the U.S. Marine … Continue reading

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Limitless Thinking

One of the attributes about my millennial friend Jonathan is his open-mindedness. Much of his quality might be due to his age being much closer to the teens than mine is. The nature of teens and some 20-somethings is they … Continue reading

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