MOUNTAINS AND VALLEYS
Posted July 21, 2021.
There are mountains and there are valleys in life. The tallest peak in Utah is Kings Peak, which is about 13,000 feet above sea level, and the lowest point in Utah is Beaver Dam Wash, which is just 2,000 feet above sea level.
In the same way, our lives have lots of hills and valleys. Sometimes things going just the way we want them to, and sometimes they just don’t.
Interestingly, over the last year, some things have gone well and worked out better for people and businesses during the pandemic, while others have struggled and suffered. It's interesting how these changes affect each of us differently. For example, the pandemic has drastically affected the movie theaters and salons, while cars, construction and home sales have boomed!
Our office has experienced some of its busiest months and also some growing pains and new challenges over the last year, including supply chain issues, finding more great team members, and handling the increased capacity at our new office. The good news is that anytime we're coming down a mountain slope into a valley, there's always another mountain up ahead. The trick is learning to roll with the punches and not let the lows make us forget about the highs.
Even though I don’t always want to deal with a new challenge, I don't mind some growing pains as they often teach me the best lessons.
My wife and I recently did an early morning hike to Broads Fork Trail up in Big Cottonwood Canyon (you can find the picture below). If you haven't checked it out, you should! It's about four and a half miles, and it has a nice, gradual incline. There are some beautiful views of the canyons around us, which we sometimes forget to admire when they are right under our noses.
This year a lot has happened; you may have received stimulus money or lost your job, you may have had higher demand for your services, or you could have even closed down your business. Here at our office, we are fortunate to be part of a patient-relationship industry that was considered essential. Our team has weathered the storm well, including the ups and downs.
It has been a pleasure to serve more of our great patients like you and help us reflect on the excellent relationships we’ve built together. Of course, some of the big things that we can't replace in our lives include time, health, and friendships; you can easily replace most other things.
We'd love to hear about your unique experiences and the lesson you learned from your ups and downs. If you have any feedback, don't hesitate to reach out on social media or shoot us a text at the office. Have a great month, and we look forward to seeing you and your beaming smile next time.
Have a great week!
Dr. Tyler Williams