Author Archives: Charlton Harris

Spreading Gratitude Throughout the Seasons

The holidays are upon us, and like so many people, I have a lot to be thankful for. I was recuperating from lengthy hospital stays during the holidays the past two years. This year, however, is different. For the first time in two years, I can…

Small Dietary Changes Can Make a Big Difference

A few months ago, I enrolled in two online courses: a naturopath nutritional course and a master herbalist course. I hoped to gain knowledge about living a more holistic lifestyle. I’ve always believed that adopting a more healthy lifestyle can provide long-lasting benefits for anyone living with chronic…

Sometimes You Have to Compare Risks and Rewards

My daughter celebrated her 20th birthday last week. She kept saying she wanted to take a trip. Initially, the destination was the Dominican Republic. Then she mentioned Miami and a few other places. As it turns out, she booked a trip to Los Angeles … using my “50 and…

Obstacles Are Teachable Lessons for Personal Growth

I recently took a short weekend trip about 40 miles outside Philadelphia to Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, to visit my brother-in-law. I try to get out to “the country” where he lives about twice a month. We do the “guy” thing: sit around, drink beers, and do nothing. He…