Posts Tagged ‘ mind body spirit ’

JUST FOR SUNDAY: 10/07/12

Oct 7th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The difficulty in getting up is just deciding to. Lately it has become more difficult to decide. This calls for determination. Aches, pains and assorted discouragements would win the day, if it weren’t for a dollop of determination. One of the maladies of aging is coping with the aches and pains that come with it. OTC ointments, salves, and other essential cure-alls suggest it is quite easy to do away with the attack of the pain monster.

A 30 second commercial offers ready reinforcement for heading off any and all peril of pain, just by popping a pill or rubbing a salve or engaging in some other promised instant remedy. They have been around for centuries. They offer more than they can likely produce.



Seniors: Healthy Living Means Avoiding Conflict

Apr 20th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Most seniors who are trying to work out the most effective formula for living have discovered that reducing conflict in our lives is a great contributor to tranquility and good health.

What this means is that those stimulants to conflict are identified and expunged. Conflict is simply a health reducing experience which creates stress, tension and upsetting experiences for the senior. Avoiding conflict is a required discipline for persons who may have hypertension, headaches, intestinal difficulties, sexual dysfunction and so on.

In other words, almost anything that contributes to the tension of conflict will work negatively on your system. There is no good to come from it. There is a reason dis-ease creates disease.



Senior Health: Listen to the Wake-Up Call

Aug 22nd, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Some times things happen in life that provide opportunity to rethink how you are living.  And Dr Wayne Dyer has an interesting comment on Facebook this week that may provide guidance for those of you who want to do some rethinking.  He says, “I focus on what’s really important in life. Quality rather than appearance…ethics [...]