Posts Tagged ‘ good habits ’


Jul 26th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Living out one’s life in the most productive and fulfilling ways possible is surely a goal worthy of our pursuit. At the end of it all, having the sense that your life counted for something with others and for the world has to be a remarkable sense of accomplishment.

There are those, and right now we can name some of them, whose lives are rotten at the core. The Penn State folly has delivered to our doorsteps the front page exposé of how bad it can be. No matter what else may have been accomplished, these men who perpetrated a vast and mean game, did so at the terrible expense of others never feeling good about themselves.

Seniors: First Thing in the Morning

Jul 6th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Getting started everyday brings with it its own challenges, demands and the necessity for routine. Having a predictable routine which starts first thing in the morning is one way to keep your body, psyche, spirit, organs, and general disposition in a good place. All of this involves coming up with a pattern that works for you. It will include exercise of some and various kinds, a chance at calming your person through some kind of serene meditation, mine is writing. a chance to cleanse your body and to energize your systems with vitamins and a regimen of medications which address certain medical needs, and it will mean opening your day with a smile, laughter, pleasant comments to your spouse or partner, if any.

Lacking these basics, you may be setting your day up for depression, distress, physical challenges, and a down attitude. Consciously making an effort to put yourself in a good place as you start your day will likely mean that your day will be good, productive, and pleasant.