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Posts by drlori11

How to Get Through the Holidays With Less Tech

In just a few weeks the Holidays arrive. This year prioritize relationships over technology. Put your digital devices down and be truly connected and engaged. Eye contact is a great way to start. No head down , fingers scrolling when you are visiting with Aunt Nellie and cousin John. Be present and completely there. Be…

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Connect with Smart Tech Habits

There are many things we can do to eliminate a lot of the useless tech in our lives that steals our mind space and focus. I will include a few tips on this blog today which are easy to implement if you feel you need a mini digital detox. If you have Gmail you can…

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Disconnect from Time Wasters

Our time is precious because we can never get it back. Our most valuable currency is time itself. We are often not mindful of how we are spending our time. For example, we spend 10 hours and 39 minutes each day in front of screens on average. Thats a lot of screen time. We all…

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Disconnect from Regret

We must honor the past experiences which have shaped us. They have made us who we are. Daily I hear things like “I’m so stupid” ,“I can’t believe I trusted him”,” Why did she have to leave me”, “Im too fat”, “My parents were not caring”. We all have stories and these are all parts…

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Connect with Resilience

In my book club last month we read Viktor Frankl’s, Mans Search For Meaning, and our discussion brought up a wonderful question. Why do some people survive life difficulties and traumas and others don’t ever seem to bounce back or recover? What is the difference between a survivor and someone who cannot rebound from lifes…

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Connect with Responsibility

You can make mistakes , but you are not a failure until you start blaming others for those mistakes. It’s true. Why do we do this? We all do this a lot. Tune into social media and see the finger-pointing going on. Such division occurs when we blame others and live in the self imposed…

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Disconnect from Distractions

Connecting is good and part of who we are as humans, but sometimes we need to disconnect. Disconnecting from distractions is often helpful and assists us to be more creative and productive. I recommend no screentime for 2 hours after waking in the morning and for one hour before going to bed at night. There…

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Connect With Anger

Whoa, you say . I thought I am not supposed to be angry. Well, yes, anger is fine. It is experienced on the path to forgiveness. However, what you do with your anger can be a problem at times. If you are violent, that’s not ok, ever, there is no exception. But being angry is…

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Connect with Community

Maslow was right, we need each other. I need you and you need me. We all need each other. This week we were reminded over and over again how important community is when we saw how New York pulled together, 18 years ago on Sept 11. Heck, the whole world pulled together and hurt for…

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Connect with Repositioning

Yowsa, getting ready for International travel requires a lot of work. First on my list was to be sure my phone was on the International Travel plan. I called my provider, they wanted me to talk to a robot, it could not answer my questions, so I was put on hold for 31 minutes waiting…

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