Category Archive: Health

Health, Wellness


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.

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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Obstacles to Maintaining Physical Health

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

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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Motivation for Physical Self Care

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

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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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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Your Body is Marvelous

If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred.
-Walt Whitman

Have you ever marveled at the miracle of the human body? Several years ago, I broke my foot in a car accident. I remember how differently I began to look at my own body while I was going through the recovery process. One of the things I marveled at was how perfectly balanced a foot …

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Change Your Body by Changing Your Perspective

Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change.
-Dr. Wayne Dyer
The Power of Intention

Your body is a gift from God. Resilient, flexible and unique, it is a marvel of creation. When we appreciate this gift, it becomes difficult to treat it poorly.

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