optimism

December 1, 2023

Monthly Family Update – December 2023

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: 50th Wedding Anniversary Signed Copies of At First Light for Christmas Gifts (almost a 40% discount) At First […]
November 29, 2023

Wonderful news – “At First Light” earns three top prizes at the 2023 International Page Turner Awards

I was stunned! Out of over 2500 books that were nominated for judging in the 2023 International Page Turner Awards (from London), my WWII book about […]
November 27, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt 29 – How to Discipline Your Child

When it comes to raising and disciplining children, there are as many opinions and so-called parenting experts as there are children. Despite all the warnings and […]
November 24, 2023

More ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Here are a few more creative ways to use your Thanksgiving leftovers and get the most for your money. Instead of letting leftovers go to waste, […]
November 24, 2023

Give Thanksgiving leftovers a healthy and delicious overhaul

One of the wonderful things about Thanksgiving dinner is there are often lots of delicious leftovers. You can just warm up a few of your favorite […]
November 23, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving traces its origins back to the Pilgrims—those hardy pioneers who arrived on the shores of North America and, against difficult odds, carved a nation out […]
November 23, 2023

An amazing Thanksgiving proclamation by a President of the United States of America

What a surprise it is, to those of us with modern sensitivities, to read this amazing Thanksgiving proclamation—especially since it was released by the President of the […]
November 22, 2023

A Thanksgiving prescription for you and yours!

My Thanksgiving prescription for you and your family is to try a simple five-minute exercise every day between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I liken it to taking […]
August 23, 2009

Women who want to live longer need to become more optimistic

In my new book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People, (available about 9/1//09I discuss how “toxic attitudes” can lead to disease, dysfuntion, and disorder. Now, a […]
March 3, 2010

Why is optimism is associated with health, pessimism with disease?

So, be honest: Is you life glass half-full or half-empty? I tend to be the former, and based upon the research I’m glad I have a […]
April 8, 2011

Optimism helps heart patients live longer, while pessimism harms

In my book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, I have a chapter on how your attitude about life impacts your health. […]
June 29, 2022

Study links optimism to longer lifespan

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found high levels of optimism were associated with longer life and greater odds of living […]
July 31, 2022

Sunday Note – Why do optimists live longer? Trusting God when it’s hard to trust God!

Here’s some good news: to live longer, focus on good news in the news.