Monthly Archive: November 2007

Nov
30

Web Authors Who Inspire Me XIV

Conscience is like a muscle, the more we listen to it - the stronger it becomes.
-Tejvan Pettinger
Sri Chinmoy Inspiration

Today’s quote comes from a post from Tejvan Pettinger at Sri Chinmoy Inspiration: How to Know the Right Thing to Do. In this article, Tejvan outlines several spiritual guidelines to help in making decisions and setting the direction of your life. I find his writing style refreshing and insightful with an tone that is peaceful, …

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Nov
29

Overcoming Exceptions that Kill

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.
-Goethe

A few months ago, I took a couple days off from my exercise routine. I was very busy, not sleeping enough and thought I would sleep later for a couple days instead of working out. That little break lasted over 2 months, and I have been working my way back into the routine for the …

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Nov
28

Obstacles to Maintaining Physical Health

To wish to be well is a part of becoming well.
-Seneca

Maintaining Good Health is No Mystery Getting sufficient sleep, being physically active, eating foods that make us feel good are things we all know how to do intuitively. The science of food can appear confusing and fickle at times, but we don’t have to be scientists to know that balance and moderation make our bodies …

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Nov
27

Motivation for Physical Self Care

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
-Buddha

Making Peace with our bodies: Part 1 This post is the first in a series on making peace with our bodies. We are all aware of 101 reasons to take care of our bodies, yet motivation to maintain a healthy body often slips away. Over the next few days, I’ll be discussing obstacles to this …

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Nov
26

The Body Series

Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones.
-Henry David Thoreau

These past several days have been a pleasant holiday break for me. I have rested a great deal; however, like many people on Thanksgiving weekend, I worked my digestive system quite hard: big meals, desserts galore, late night snacks and more desserts. It was great to spend time with family and relax, but now, my …

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Nov
22

Gratitude for Thanksgiving

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice.
-Meister Eckhart

Happy Thanksgiving! For any readers who live in places where this holiday is not observed, Thanksgiving is a day we get together with our families and reflect on all the things for which we are grateful. … just kidding. It’s a day when all the women in the family frantically run around preparing unhealthy amounts …

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Nov
21

It’s Never Too Late to Be a Genius

They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
-Confucius

We live in a time when the definition of of Over the Hill keeps getting younger and younger. At 34 years old, I am already considered old by some. I certainly don’t feel old, but I already find myself looking for physical and mental signs that I am going down hill. Besides some hair thinning, …

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