Veterans Day 2020

In a perfect world, there would be no need for a military. In a less than perfect world, there would be a military but it would never be used. In an imperfect world, we would use the military, but only when all else failed. And then there’s our world, where we send our young men and women into harm’s way, […]

Forgiveness: An Inside Job

By: Roger Landry and Teresa Beshwate We are surrounded by examples of forgiveness, including the remarkable story of Nelson Mandela, imprisoned for 26 years for fighting apartheid, who forgave those who took away his freedom, and so moved the country, that he was elected President of South Africa not long after his release. And then as President, he resisted all suggestions […]

Conflicts and Core Beliefs During Covid

By: Dr. Roger Landry, Teresa Beshwate, and Danielle Palli We all have core beliefs, most of which were defined and shaped at a young age: how we view ourselves, others and the world around us. We have biases about what’s good and bad, safe and unsafe, who to trust and who to distrust. And we constantly seek out evidence to […]

A Nod to Dads

By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH There are events in our lives that change everything. Events that, although they may occur to millions of others, are nonetheless very personal, gut wrenching, and result in a change in the orbit of a life. Fathering a child is one such event. Actually, the biologic act of fathering a child is not so […]

Abundance or Scarcity: Which Will You Choose?

By: Dr. Roger Landry, Teresa Beshwate, and Danielle Palli  There’s an old Cherokee proverb you might have heard about. A grandfather tells his grandson that within each person, there is a battle between two wolves. One wolf is negative and filled with anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, resentment, guilt, inferiority, and ego. The other is positive and filled […]

What Corona Taught Me About the Rest of My Life

By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH The Corona pandemic of 2020 will go down in history as a massive shared experience that altered how we live, work, and socialize. Even those of us spared tragic consequences were nonetheless significantly affected as our everyday lives were upended. For me, this was a time to inspect my priorities; to take a holistic […]

Q & A with Dr. Roger on Covid-19

(Brought to you by Dr. Roger & Friends: The Bright Side of Longevity) In a very special Dr. Roger & Friends: The Bright Side of Longevity episode, Dr. Roger fields new health-related questions about Covid-19, social distancing and other changes in the future, and how re-opening states may impact us. This is an excerpt from the team’s Facebook video series, […]

Corona Strong

By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH I live just outside of Boston. When in April of 2013, two bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon, I was so proud of how the people of Boston and Massachusetts came together to not only initially respond, but also to resist letting fear change how we lived. Boston Strong they called it, and it […]