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Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Picking Fights In Politics & Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 12, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, communication, marriage, politics, reconciliation, relationships, resentments

In politics, people don't play fair. When we don't like a politician, we will find any excuse to attack the person. We will use anything that person says or does as an opportunity to vilify or blame them in some...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A BUSY LABOUR DAY WEEKEND!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | September 9, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: corn, pattypan squash, summer, summer squash, vegan meringue

A rather fuzzy picture of my grandaughter Hannah's birthday cake, myNew Lower-Fat Chocolate Mudpie Cake with Coffee/Coconut/Pecan Frosting-- recipe here!-- we celebrated her 12th birthday (belatedly) on Sunday night.We had 8 guests for the weekend-- 2 of my daughters and their spouses,...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Maximizing Estimable Acts We Do For Others To Strengthen Our Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 4, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, estimable acts, favors, generosity, relationships, self-help

When we are doing somebody a favor, it's best we do it graciously. It's best we don't make them feel like they are burdening us or that they are a nuisance because when we do this we are essentially shooting...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Is Glenn Beck Right?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, Glenn Beck, God, hate, judgment, love, politics, religion, restoring honor

Glenn Beck has the right idea about focusing on God. Unfortunately, he is going about it the wrong way. By that I mean: Yesterday at his Restoring Honor rally he spoke of uniting people in God. Tomorrow, however, he will...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

SALAD DAYS (AND A TINY, MYSTERIOUS PURPLE FROG)!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 29, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

Read More: basil, corn, lettuce, mesclun, purple frog, salad, salad dressing, tomatoes, vegan mayonnaise

 Our dinner salad last night-- heavy on the home-grown tomatoes!Friday evening I came home from work (my "day job"-- managing a small branch of our island library system) and checked our little garden for anything that needed picking. Tomato bonanza!...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Bereavement: Dealing With The Loss Of A Loved One

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 27, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: bereavement, dealing with loss, grief, inspiration, love, self-help

I was asked by a Facebook friend to offer advice as to how to cope with the loss of his father. This is what I wrote to him: Regrettably, a loss of this nature is not a simple thing to...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Can We Learn From the Mosque vs Ground Zero Debacle?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 25, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, Ground Zero, hate, intolerance, mosque, relationships, right, tolerance

A majority of those who are against the building of the mosque near Ground Zero have moved from reasonable and appropriate dissent and disagreement to bigotry, racism, stereotyping, hatred, and violence in speech if not in action, all of which...

Vegan Vagabond

BANG!! Evolution Happens!

Vegan Vagabond | August 22, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: John Robbins, Lifestyle Choices, Veganism

WOW! I cannot believe that it has been over 3 months since my last blog!! Time flies and it never ceases to amaze me how big of a lazy procrastinator I am. It's not that I haven't thought about blogging....

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Flight Attendant "Heroics" and Our Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 18, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: forgiveness, Jet Blue, relationships, self-help, trust

There was an article in the paper yesterday that the Jet Blue flight attendant is now being represented for television projects and that he now has 25 offers for reality TV shows.This is not surprising but it is extremely disturbing...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Fear Is The Problem. Forgiveness Is The Solution.

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | August 8, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: acceptance, forgiveness, love

If we perceive ourselves to be religious people, and our religious doctrines espouse forgiveness, acceptance and love, it is critical that we do the best we can to practice what our religions preach.If we fail to do this, if we...

Janice Stanger, PhD

Eat More, Wrinkle Less

Janice Stanger, PhD | August 1, 2010 | Health, Lifestyle

Read More: antioxidants, skin, whole foods, wrinkle

Your skin, your largest and heaviest organ, mirrors the health of your body. Your 20 pounds or more of skin protect you, regulate body temperature, make essential chemicals, and allow you to feel touch, temperature, and pressure. The complexity...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

What Should We Do When We Want Love From Others But Are Unable to Get It?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 30, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: happiness, personal development, relationships, self-improvement, well-being

It is common for us to want acceptance, approval and love from those people we care about, whether they be parents, partners or friends. It is also common that, much of the time, our efforts to attain these things go...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A GARDEN FOR NON-GARDENERS, IN THE GROUND AND ON THE DECK; AND THE REWARDS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 22, 2010 | Food, Green, Lifestyle

Read More: arugula, basil, butter lettuce, chard, deck garden, gardening, gardens, Italian parsley, lettuce, pattypan squash, spinach, tomatoes

The pattypan squash are blooming-- can't wait for the little beauties!DH does most of the gardening-- 99% of it-- around here, but neither of us is really into gardening. But you can't live in the country and not grow something in the...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Stop Interrupting. Start Listening. Make Your Relationships Thrive!

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 18, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: compromise, effective communication, interrupting, not listening, respect, successful relationships, validation

Partners, when arguing, oftentimes interrupt each other and don't listen to what the other person has to say. Less concerned about finding common ground, the argument becomes an opportunity to make oneself right and the other person wrong. Let's say...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Raising Consciousness

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | July 13, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: Carol J Adams, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, Dr. Hans Diehl, Earthlings, Farm Sanctuary, Gene Bauer, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, NAVS, Shaun Monson, Vegetarian Summerfest

We are here in this lifetime for one purpose...to raise consciousness. What else is there? After five days at NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest, submerged in the waters with some of the most inspiring people of our generation, it is impossible to come...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

The 7 Principles of Peace of Mind - A Book Review

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 10, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: fear, happiness, inspiration, love, motivation, success

There is no question that fear is a predominant force in our lives. We victimize ourselves with our fear thoughts, and the end result is a life less fulfilling than it could be. If we can learn to release our...

Gail Davis

Book Review: The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East by Mark Reinfeld and Jennifer Murray

Gail Davis | July 8, 2010 | Add category, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: Asian cuisine, cookbook, Gail Davis, Taste of the East, vegan

As soon as I heard about The 30 Minute Vegan's Taste of the East, I couldn't wait to get my hot little hands on a copy. But wait a minute ... did I hear that right? 150 Asian-inspired recipes I...

Walter Jacobson, M.D.

Creating Success Despite Obstacles and Setbacks

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | July 3, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: career, choices, inspiration, motivation, prosperity, success

When we face obstacles and setbacks while pursuing our dreams, many of us experience anxieties and fears. We become filled with self-doubt and we question the viability of what we're doing. Oftentimes, this leads to us becoming less motivated, less...

Vegparadise Blog

We Found Our Love In Avalon

Vegparadise Blog | July 2, 2010 | Food, Lifestyle

After trudging up and down the main street and side streets, examining menus posted outside the restaurant entrances, we were feeling downhearted. There wasn't much for vegans on any of the menus, but there was plenty and then some for...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

VEGAN BLT SALAD, ITALIAN "SAUSAGE" BURGERS WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS FOR CANADA DAY/JULY 4TH!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 30, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: BLT Salad, Italian sausage burgers, mushrooms, salad, vegan burgers

Italian "Sausage" Burger!Happy Canada Day (July 1st) my fellow Canadians!  And Happy 4th of July to my friends South of the Border!  Sorry my blogging has been sparse lately-- lots of family stuff, some great (like my grandaughter's high school...