Archive for December, 2013

What Type A’s Always Miss When Setting New Year’s Goals

Filed in Stress & Anxiety by on December 27, 2013 1 Comment
What Type A’s Always Miss When Setting New Year’s Goals

“Who in the world am I? Ah, that is the great puzzle.” Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I visit my therapist just twice a year these days because I am feeling emotionally well. It’s good for me to keep in touch with her because I can never quite anticipate when the “wheels might come off,” […]

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The Favorite Part of My Day as a Volunteer

Filed in Living by on December 21, 2013 0 Comments
The Favorite Part of My Day as a Volunteer

I volunteer at the local hospital in the Same Day Surgery department. Same day surgery, or “outpatient surgery” as it is also referred to, is simply surgery that does not require an overnight hospital stay. You come in, we knock you out with an anesthetic, we operate, you recover, and back home you go! Simple, […]

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Why I Like Lady Gaga So Much

Filed in Lady Gaga, Stress & Anxiety by on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Like Lady Gaga So Much

People wonder why I like Lady Gaga so much. I’m not exactly her target audience, which is mostly late teens/early twenty-somethings and gay people. (Although, in my defense, I have heard more than one male newscaster on TV say they also think she is kind of hot looking!) What completely sold me on Lady Gaga […]

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Free Weights or Machines?

Filed in Diet & Exercise by on December 4, 2013 0 Comments
Free Weights or Machines?

I am asked this question all the time: “Should I use free weights or machines in the gym?” Well, there is good reason why gyms have such large free weight areas, which consist of barbells, dumbbells, and weight benches, and a significant number of weight machines—both methods are useful for gaining muscle tone and strength. […]

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