You Will Be Revealed During this Crisis

You Will Be Revealed During this Crisis

“Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him” attributed to James Allen….. could not be a truer statement in these times. I have NO thing to add to the discussion of what to DO during this pandemic.  Hand washing, social distancing, quarantines, masks, limited...

Just Do Right, and the Tale of My Two Rescue Dogs

Just Do Right, and the Tale of My Two Rescue Dogs

It wasn’t in the plan.  It wasn’t in the plan to have two rescue dogs.  The plan was one.  We had moved to Texas in the spring of 2018 and had to put down our 10-year-old lab, Izzy, within a few short weeks of our arrival. Izzy had always been a difficult dog.  She...

Smartphone and Social Media Addiction

Smartphone and Social Media Addiction

This blog needs to fall under the heading, once you know something, you cannot unknow it.  I think we all know that social media and smartphones can be a major distraction.    The other night while out to dinner with my husband I took a look around the restaurant. ...

Selfish to Selfless

Selfish to Selfless

Written by Dr. Denise Chranowski It is engrained into us to not be selfish.  Yet, I am.  I really am.  I think of myself and my well-being and my needs and my wants.  And the question I have for you is, is that so wrong? After all, I was born this...

I’m a Christian, I ain’t afraid

I’m a Christian, I ain’t afraid

“Christianity isn’t just my religion.  Christianity is my life instruction manual and has yet to give me the wrong directions.” Dr. Denise Chranowski Mother, wife, daughter, sister, American, Chiropractor, child of the most high God, friend, optimist, enthusiast,...

Are You In Your Happy Place?

Are You In Your Happy Place?

Your internal GPS system AKA your emotions We are so addicted to our emotions.  We think about them.  We want to change them.  We want to deny them.  We label them.  We talk about them.  We want better ones.   I’ve got two words for you.  Stop it. Stop judging your...

Do this one thing and you will change your life

Do this one thing and you will change your life

Do this one thing and your life will change, guaranteed.   It’s so simple and smacks us in the face, if we would just listen.  For those that have or have had young children, remember when your child would say ‘mom, mom, mommmmmm, mom are you listening to me?”  Of...

Raising Boys to Men, Love, Don’t Idolize

Raising Boys to Men, Love, Don’t Idolize

“If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.”  Jackie Kennedy I knew I wanted to have children when my husband and I married.  I just wasn’t sure how good a mother I would be.  When I was 12 I had my first babysitting job...

100 Days Out

100 Days Out

Today marks 100 days without alcohol for me.  I’m not going to keep counting after this.  But on August 7, 2017, when I decided that I wasn’t going to drink alcohol anymore,  I counted out 100 days on my Iphone and today happens to be the day.  And yes I’m quite proud...

Alcohol – Why I Let It Go

Alcohol – Why I Let It Go

by Dr. Denise Chranowski One day I was talking to a friend about drinking and wanting to drink less and he said, “I know one day I’ll stop drinking.  I’m just not sure when that day will be.” It hit me square between the eyes.  It seemed so crystal clear.  The day for...