The liver is a very important organ and one I always took for granted – assumed because it didn’t hurt and everything else seemed to be ticking along, we were in good shape. Not necessarily so. Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to read the newspaper or watch the news on television. The news just gives me something else to worry about and I consider worrying a useless, wasteful expenditure of energy.
A recent media piece asked people to recall their most memorable Christmas gift ever. Was it an XBox? A new bike? Perhaps a trip to Disney World? I can honestly say that not one gift stands out as being particularly memorable for me growing up in the 50s and 60s. Christmas past for me was
Following up my earlier posting Take My Advice and Live Happily Every After, I know my readers have been waiting anxiously for the next installment, so here it is.
Take Care of Yourself First
We’re all familiar with the airline safety procedure telling us to put the oxygen mask over our own face before that of children. The benefits may seem obvious to most of us but not everyone gets it. This metaphor applies to life in general and in my experience no more so than in the business world.
Every once in a while there’s a commercial on TV that resonates with us and reminds us that maybe there still is a bit of imagination and creativity left in the advertising business. We still love to yell, “Start the car, start the car” when we score a bargain, thanks to IKEA.
My friend Margaret just sent me a great one from the Canadian employee-owned airline, #WestJet that deserves a special mention. It’s particularly apropos during this season of giving. Have a look by clicking on the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIEIvi2MuEk