During the time of a global pandemic it's very difficult to maintain a positive attitude about America's future. Daily and even hourly, our citizens are being bombarded with the tragic, depressing news that stresses the massive loss of life and the severe economic downturn resulting in high unemployment and family instability.
As a handicapped former professor of psychology now nearing ninety years of age, Dr. Don Huard lives his life on a variety of wheels, those on his walker, those on his electric scooter and those on his wheel chair. He calls on others to look ahead optimistically, pointing to the potential power of a positive attitude. He chooses to stress recovery, recovery that will occur in time.
Having survived the Asian flu pandemic in the early 1950s, Don struggled with personal depression as a frail 115 lb. eighteen year-old military draftee during the Korean conflict.
Forty plus years of teaching and counseling young college students has resulted in some thoughtful consideration of the value of an optimistic mental outlook and its supportive influence not only for college students but also for those of advancing age, even those who are handicapped and traveling on wheels.