Monthly Archives: December 2019

New Year’s Resolutions

How to keep our New Year’s resolutions: Seven science-based strategies In his Daily Article today, Dr. Jim Dennison writes: Researchers say about 60 percent of us make resolutions each new year. That’s a remarkable figure. It’s higher than the percentage … Continue reading

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Fit over 50 Update — Exercise lowers risk for 7 types of cancer

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: … half of the premature cancer deaths in the US could be attributed to lack of adherence to the five low-risk … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — Wet Behind The Ears (Part 1)

This is from the thirteenth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends to join us.

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Fit over 50 Update — Giving is good for YOUR health

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Steve Wilson, a psychologist and self-proclaimed “joyologist,” says, “There is a kind of unhappiness that cannot be repaired by getting, because it … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — The Best Christmas Present Ever (Part 3)

This is from the twenty-seventh chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me and if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us. The Best … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — The Best Christmas Present Ever (Part 2)

This is from the twenty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me and if you do, be sure to invite your friends and family to join us.

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Bryson City Tales — The Best Christmas Present Ever (Part 1)

This is from the twenty-sixth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me and if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends and family to join us.

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Fit over 50 Update — Start moving, reduce heart disease

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we devote a whole chapter to MOVE! We write: “If you’re plopped on a bed, couch, or chair right now,” write the editors … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — Shiitake Sam (Part 2)

This is from the twelfth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends to join us.

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Calling All “Bryson City” Fans – Join an Exclusive Club

Of my 33 books, by far the most popular are the three books from my medical practice in Bryson City, North Carolina (Bryson City Tales, Bryson City Seasons, and Bryson City Secrets) in the early 1980s (1981-1985). Many have requested I write … Continue reading

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Fit over 50 Update — Thrice-daily tooth brushing?

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Your dentist and dental hygienist can have a positive influence on your physical, emotional, and relational health. The connection between oral … Continue reading

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Bryson City Tales — Shiitake Sam (Part 1)

This is from the twelfth chapter from my best-selling book, Bryson City Tales. I hope that you’ll enjoy going back to Bryson City with me each week, and that if you do, you’ll be sure to invite your friends to join us.

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Listen to Dr. Walt on “Chris Fabry Live”

I was honored to “spend an hour” with my friend, Chris Fabry, on his nationally-broadcast Moody Radio program, “Chris Fabry Live,” yesterday (December 3, 2019). We discussed my most recent book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a … Continue reading

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Fit over 50 Update — Life-Giving Gratitude

In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Jayson D. Bradley writes, “The word ‘gratitude’ first showed up in the mid-fifteenth century. Adapted from the Latin word gratitudinem, which … Continue reading

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Monthly Family Update – December 2019

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Calling All “Bryson City” Fans – Join an Exclusive Club Today’s Christian Living “Ask Dr. Walt” column Prayer Requests for Upcoming Events Past Issues 1) Calling All “Bryson City” Fans – Join an … Continue reading

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