How Father’s Shape Us

How Father’s Shape Us

Each June we take the time to celebrate Father’s and all that they do in our lives to shape the people we become.

There is a famous quote:
“One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” George Herbert
Each Father has his own lesson plan, but there are a few life lessons that many can credit Dad as the teacher.

See if any of this advice sounds familiar to you.

Hard Work Trumps Talent
All of us have experienced feeling like the underdog at some point in our lives. Knowing that you can persevere by working hard and being diligent when faced with a challenge inspires us to keep at it!. You know what the experts say, the harder you work the luckier you will get!

Happiness Is A Choice
This counsel is perhaps one of the hardest lessons to apply and at the same time perhaps the most important to learn to live fulfilled.
Waking up every morning and choosing to be happy is the easy part, choosing happy throughout the day as the challenges mount can be more difficult, sometimes you have to choose happy over and over. But you know the other favorite advice: practice makes perfect.

Surround Yourself With The People You Want To Be Like
This is life lesson that many of us have to learn for ourselves. The importance of those who we choose to surround ourselves with may impact all aspects of our life. Studies suggest that we become like the five people we spend the most time with, choose wisely.

Father’s also have an enormous impact on their children’s health. Recent studies have proven that dads eating habits influence their children’s, for both the good and the bad. So choose a healthy lifestyle for both yourself and your child, they are watching! This June as we celebrate Father’s remember this “Any man can be a father, but it takes a special man to be a dad” Author Unknown

Happy Father’s month to all of you from all of us at Arbor View Family Medicine.