Showing gratitude is healthy for the brain

If you had an opportunity to listen to my interview with AJ Mizes on his Share, Inspire, Repeat podcast, he told about an interesting study that was done regarding gratitude and the physical effect it has on our brain. I think that one of the most interesting things in the study was the determination that gratitude cannot be faked. For it to actually have an impact on our physiology, true gratitude has to exist. That got me to thinking. What is it that drives many people to be so grateful for life’s… Read More

Special Podcast Episode – the Bring Smiles to Seniors journey now live

Ever wonder how the Bring Smiles to Seniors progam came to be? In this special podcast Ron shares the Bring Smiles to Seniors journey. Listen at or on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or most podcast sites.

Maybe the lists aren’t so bad

Ever wonder why we procrastinate? All the minutes we need to get something done are staring us right in the face, yet for that moment we just can’t bring ourselves to start the task. I suspect that there are many reasons for that. It’s a mundane task that we just don’t like to do. It takes more effort than we have to exert at that particular moment. We get a better offer and it is easier to lay that task to the side and get to it later. Or, maybe we just… Read More

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