We've all done it. Whether it's been staring outside on a beautiful day when we should be working our 9 to 5, or whether it's a global pandemic and the weather is starting to turn nicer and we suddenly are aware of all the limitations we are currently facing. We maybe want to have a backyard BBQ with some friends, or perhaps it's missing the sports activities that come along with this time of year.
True, there are at least some outdoor activities we can partake in, and it's a good way to...Read More
Welcome back to the Encouragement Series of blog posts today! Hopefully this will brighten your day, even though it's not really related to eyecare. Feel free to "like" and share on social media so that your friends can receive the same encouragement.The Making of a Symphony
Now, I won't claim to be especially well-versed in music, though I did play the Viola back in junior high school. So that makes me an expert, right?! However, there are a few concepts I want to bring up that we can see...Read More
Welcome back to the Encouragement Series, we hope you've been enjoying these posts. This time around I'm going to post an excerpt from a book that has provided me some encouragement, entitled Transformed by Tough Times (which in full disclosure was written by my father, Steve Reed). Down below I'm going to mention how you might be able to apply the technique mentioned here in these stressful times that we are living in right now.
The game is on the line. We are behind. Seconds are left on...Read More
Unprecedented change is all around us, and as humans, we are prone to become fearful in those scenarios. It's our natural instinct. In fact, fear of changes would have served us well back in hunter-and-gatherer days, because changes often meant danger was coming. Weather changes: be prepared for winter or be prepared for a storm. Animal behavior changes: be wary of dangerous preditors.
Even now our fears still can provide us with valuable warning signs, like...Read More
Unless you've been living under a rock for the last several weeks, you've begun to notice all the negativity, stress, and fear going around as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here in Omaha, we are starting to see more and more effects enter each of our individual lives. We're stressed. We're fearful. We don't have the answers.
That said, we don't want this fear and stress to overwhelm us. We aim to have a healthy...Read More