Having a rough day? Place your hand over your heart. Feel that? That’s call p u r p o s e. You’re alive for a reason. Don’t give up.


You have permission to rest. You are not responsible for fixing everything that is broken. You do not have to try and make everyone happy. For now, take time for you. It’s time to replenish.

Not an end.

“Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.” – Albert Einstein

Take care of yourself.

“People are fed by the food industry, which pays no attention to health, and are treated by the health industry, which pays no attention to food.” – Wendell Berry


First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win. – Mahatma Gandhi


We poison ourselves with the wrong food, then try to mitigate the painful consequences of our folly by poisoning ourselves still further with drugs. – Aldous Huxley

A physician to himself

He who lives by rule and wholesome diet is a physician to himself. – Concise Directions on the Nature of our Common Foodso far as it tends to Promote or Injure Health. Published by Swords of London: 1790, p 7.

an idea from the beginning…

An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents. What does happen is that its opponents gradually die out and the growing generation is familiar with the idea from the beginning. – Max Planck

Work of a Doctor

The work of the doctor will, in the future, be ever more that of an educator, and ever less that of a man who treats ailments. – Lord Horder

The Doctor of the Future

—– Original Message —– From: Brenda Eckles To: Val Skene Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 2:27 PM Subject: Dr. Pony1 The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human body, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease. – Thomas Edison (& […]