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Very Clinical: Changing Our Minds About Life

The Very Dental Podcast Network

Release Date: 06/11/2024

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It turns out that we've changed our minds about our lives as well. Heavy stuff, to be sure.

Today's episode continues the series for Zach and Kevin where they talk to some experienced dentists about what things they've changed their mind about over the years. Today's episode features a discussion with Al about some things we've changed our minds about life in general.

  • Zach has changed his mind about saving money for retirement. It's dumb to wait to do the cool stuff when you're retired.
  • Al changed his mind about being fat. NOW is the time to pay attention to your health. It's way better not being fat.
  • Kevin changed his mind about diet and exercise. He moves his body every day.
  • Al changed his mind about waiting. Don't wait.
  • Zach changed his mind about paying attention. Zach doesn't pay attention to current events now (outside of sports) and his mental health is so much better for it. What can you control?
  • Kevin changed his mind about stuff vs. experiences. Experiences are better than getting stuff.

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