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by Dr De La Flor
Coaching Corner: Memory
“You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Coaching Corner:  Memory

Tenerife - 06.06.2011 - One good memory … I´m sure you and I do have a myriad of fond and empowering ones in store. Our memory is like a 24-hour library. It’s always available for us to access. Our memory should be wisely used daily as a springboard for our fights, for our down moments, for those trying times. Our memory can help us realise how many obstacles we’ve overcome, of how many goals we’ve achieved, of how much affection we’ve shared, of how many kisses we’ve given, of how many acts of kindness we’ve spread on our walk through the adventure of life.


Let’s try to spend a few minutes daily pondering how we use our memory. It is a phenomenal tool, sometimes too rusty, that can offer us shelter on rainy days, overpowering negative emotions, setbacks and frustrations with the myriad of empowering memories and big “little” things achieved. To play our memories to our advantage isn’t fruitless selfishness but a way of increasing the quality of our life.

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Dr. De La Flor, licensed G.P./Family Doctor, holds certificates in coaching, nutrition and medical exercise from Berkeley University and the American Council on Exercise. His medical approach is highly influenced by Positive Psychology; an empowering, encompassing way of approaching patients through the study of their strengths and virtues to enable them to thrive and lead fulfilling lives, accept the past, find happiness in the present, and hope for the future. You can reach the doctor at 00-34-697.888.666 to schedule a consultation in his surgery or in your home/business.

This article appears in the print edition 644 of Island Connections

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