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Sandy L. Patient Expert

La Jolla, California
I retired from academia in 2003 and began to take a closer look at myself and figure out - what next? I had accumulated a lot of stress in my life, as many of us do, and so I was ready for a change. I also learned that I had a mild form of heart disease aggravated by stress, so I reduced my... Full Bio
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Mental happiness teabag wisdom by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Here’s a little teabag wisdom to get your day going. “Mental happiness is total relaxation.” Now, this is good. Wha ... Read on »
An Experiment in Mindfulness by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Over the past several months I’ve talked about being mindful and present to each moment of our lives. It’s so easy to forget. To fall back on old habits. To bl ... Read on »
The Important Things in Life by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Did you ever stop to consider the important things in life? Maybe what’s important to one person isn’t as important to the next. But as I sit in bed, sipping my ... Read on »
A busy mind by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Yesterday I had a busy mind. I wasn’t worried or upset about anything in particular, simply thinking about what I was going to do that day. After waking up half ... Read on »
Don’t Worry. Be Happy. by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Don’t worry. Be happy. It’s hard to be happy these days when we are bombarded with all the bad news about the Iraq war and the economy. ... Read on »
More Teabag Wisdom by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health I must be drinking a lot of tea lately, or maybe blogging a little less, because my teabag tags are accumulating. Some sayings are just too good to throw away, so ... Read on »
Today’s Teabag Wisdom - Keep Up by Sandy L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health Keep Up. Two little words with a whole lot of meaning. You’ve heard people say them all your life. Your parents would say “Keep up with y ... Read on »
Pay Attention by Sandy L. Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Heart Health How many times have you heard someone say “Pay Attention”? I can remember my teacher from first grade saying that all the time. In school, we were asked to pay at ... Read on »