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Enforced Happiness

“Happiness makes up in height what it lacks in length”Robert Frost Tis the season to be jolly. . .fah la la la la, la la la la. All well and good. . .but what if you’re not? From Thanksgiving ’til New Year’s Day every year, there’s a

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Laugh It Off

“A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones.” (Prov 17:22) Did you know that children, on average, laugh and smile 400 times per day while this number drops to 15 for adults? Is this statistic a comment on our loss of

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Time Out

In our modern, frenetic world, we all need to understand the importance of “Time Out.” The poets have been telling us this for centuries. “The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more