Monthly Archives: March 2013

New Doctoring and Friends

From the ancient Greeks, friendship has been considered a type of love.  I recently read about  a doctor nearby who has completely changed his methodology for providing medical care. . The doctor in this article has changed to “Concierge care,” … Continue reading

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Lend Me Your EAR

In this case EAR is an acrostic for Encouragement, Appreciation, and Respect.  The premise of Ralph Easterwood in counseling couples, who is himself approaching his 60th wedding anniversary, is that spouses must lend each other an EAR.  I was struck … Continue reading

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Rest is Important

I’ve been adjusting my schedule from retired and sleeping late mode to working and getting up early.  Saturday is the opportunity to catch up on a little extra sleep, and I was pondering the importance of the right amount of … Continue reading

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Mind Reading and Faulty Thinking

I have talked about the fact that Good Communication is Key.  I actually shared six keys to good communication.  There is another key, similar to some of the first six, but more basic.  This key is to not resort to … Continue reading

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Variable Ratio Reinforcement

NOTE: Because of a new job, I have started posting on Saturdays instead of Fridays. The term variable ratio reinforcement is used in psychology to refer to the subject getting reinforcement to a behavior, and the reinforcement varies with different … Continue reading

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