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by Dr De La Flor
Coaching Corner
I recently went to visit a terminal patient. He told me he was looking forward to meeting relatives and old friends in heaven. I left the visit inspired, refreshed, ready to stop complaining about stupidities. I was jealous that someone facing critical moments was able to stay strong, focused and positive.


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When I got in the car, his conversation reminded me of a favourite quote: Man is not destroyed by suffering. He is destroyed by suffering without meaning. Dr. Viktor Frankl.

 

ReSOLUTION: 

Lets try for the next two weeks to find meaning in every obstacle we encounter in our daily fight. Even in dire situations, we can be resourceful and find an inner reason to overcome ourselves, to see light at the end of the tunnel. We are destroyed internally and externally we wander around doing things to keep up with someone else or just going through the motions of life, following the crowd or a swine herd. Talk to you in a couple of weeks.

By the way, feel free to add me as friend on facebook (Manuel De La Flor or m_delaflor@hotmail.com). Talk to you in a couple of weeks.       

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 647 of Island Connections



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