Category Archive: Health

Health, Wellness

Dec
16

The Secret Identity Of Adam And Eve

[Adam and Eve] had what they wanted. That they did not like it when they got it does not alter the fact that they certainly got it.
-Charles Williams

In this article, I offer an interpretation of the Adam & Eve story that I believe more accurately reflects the truth behind this allegorical tale and allows us to extract a greater, much more relevant meaning. And yes, I did call it an allegorical tale. Which is to say, I do not believe that it’s …

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Dec
12

How To Stay Healthy When It’s Cold Outside and How an Electric Foam Roller can be Beneficial

Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude.
-William Shakespeare

‘Tis the season for flu, colds, dry skin, seasonal depression, laziness and weight gain. As winter quickly approaches here in the northern hemisphere, those of us in the cold north are getting ready for at least 6 months or more of potential anguish. But, maybe it doesn’t have to be that way. I have lived …

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Dec
09

South Beach Diet: Why It Helped Me Where Other Diets Failed

Since I have been on a continuous journey to become healthy and lose weight, I have read several books in which the author outlines their key steps to success. Every book claims that this will be the book that will change your life. The author fills the book with food and fitness plans that will …

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Nov
11

16 Weight Loss Strategies: Good and Bad

I have struggled with being overweight my entire life, and losing weight is the biggest thing I have wanted to change about myself. I have read books chronicling individual tales of success, I have read testimonials from people who found success in specific programs, and I have put to practice many programs myself to lose …

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Dec
11

Clean Your Plate

To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.
-William Londen

This is the second post in a series expanding on 20 Things I Learned from My Toddler. Always clean your plate, but don’t overeat. When you are full, dump the rest of the food on the table and spread it around. Many of us were taught as children that we should always clean our plates. …

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Dec
04

Overcoming Procrastination

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our window today.
-Dale Carnegie

This post is the fifth in a series on making peace with our bodies. And, the introduction of a new series on procrastination. Overcoming Procrastination In 1990, I bought a book on procrastination: The Now Habit. I haven’t gotten around to reading it yet, but I read the first chapter in which I learned something …

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Dec
03

Overcoming Discouragement

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
-Dale Carnegie

Overcoming Discouragement Most of us are familiar with what it feels like to lose confidence of enthusiasm about our exercise or diet plans. Past experiences and present challenges can affect our hope for the future. “It is taking too long to see the results I am looking for.” “I worked hard and achieved great success …

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