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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Note from the<br /> PUBLISHER<br /> Dear Readers,<br /> As I write this letter, I admittedly feel more mixed emotions than ever<br /> over this ambiguous time in our lives. I am a planner, and find myself<br /> getting restless because I can’t plan. I consider myself a positive person<br /> and always try to make the best of situations, except I’m becoming nega-<br /> tive. I am confident, but questioning if I am doing enough, especially for<br /> my children. I like to be on the go, but am limited to where I go.<br /> Then I read Dr. Greg Lakin’s article. It pleasantly surprised me that his article<br /> this month is not about drug addictions, but about happiness. How fortuitous<br /> — exactly what I needed to read! I realized I was getting caught up in things<br /> that I can’t control and letting this interfere with my happiness. I lost sight of<br /> the beauty of each day and the many blessings. So thank you, Dr. Lakin, for the<br<a title="Splurge! 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