Archive for August, 2012

A patient of mine, a university student, is working for the summer at a busy ice cream shop. It occurred to me that everyone she greets is delighted to see her. She brings a moment of joy to all her customers. And yet, she is experiencing discomfort in her arms from scooping ice cream and her feet hurt from standing on hard floors all day. There are always aspects of our work that we find difficult or challenging. Much depends on what your focus is–negative or positive. Think about the joy that you bring to those around you–even a smile can make a difference!


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