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  • Why Getting a Cold or Flu Can Mean That You’re Getting Healthier

    As a health practitioner, I have lost count of the number of times that patient’s have shared about getting sick anytime that they slow down or go on vacation. While it was obvious to me that these people were in urgent need of some rest and relaxation, they were also hesitant about going on holidays […]

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  • Thank God I Got Taken By A Heroin Dealer

    I was cold: Shivering, actually as I walked into the bathroom of John Dewey High located on Coney Island, just 2 stops from Brighton Beach on the D train. I wasn’t wearing a coat this overcast February morning, just a dungaree jacket with all my patches and pins. That was my identity, how I repelled […]

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  • Living Your Life on Purpose

    Welcome to my inaugural blog post on www.ThankGodi.com! I look forward to sharing some insights gained from my personal experiences, my spiritual search, and many amazing guests on my business radio show, Quantum Business Insights. Since you are reading this column, my guess is that you are also a seeker. And this is a good […]

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  • Thank God I Was A Heroin Addict

      “There is a crack in everything, that is how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen In 1980, when I was new to South Florida, I read an article in the Miami Herald about a new program in Fort Lauderdale. The article caught my attention because it featured interviews with two heroin-addicted alcoholics who […]

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  • No Brain, No Pain

        While studying people who are experiencing phantom limb pain (pain in a limb they no longer have), neurophysiologists revealed that pain does not come from the parts of your body that you think is hurting. Pain comes from the brain! In actual fact, all pain is actually a creation of the brain. Now, […]

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  • How Pain Makes Us Healthy

        Looking at the healthy side of pain might seem akin to visiting the dark side of the moon– you know it exists but no one wants to go there. For a while, I thought I must be going crazy, and many others were quick to agree, thinking that I was the only one […]

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  • Does It Have To Hurt To Heal?

        I woke this morning from the worst night of my life. “Please let it all be just a bad dream,” I pleaded to myself as I opened my eyes after 2 hours of broken sleep. I turned my head to the right to see my 11-year-old daughter, Erika, sleeping between my wife and […]

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  • Not A Happy Birthday Message After All

    I began this blog with writing about his contribution to the international music industry … when suddenly, this whole blog took a 180-degree turn… In explanation, some of you might remember that I have for 10 years, received some amazing validations from my daughter Jen who died at 16, three years before my Dad. These […]

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  • Using Pain To Your Advantage– Like An Olympic Gold Medalist

      When you watch the amazing feats of incredible athletes at the Rio Olympics it’s hard to comprehend that you have anything in common with any of them. At the same time, despite probably being one of the world’s worst swimmers I did keep my eye on Australian swimmer, Kyle Chalmers because we did grow […]

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