In order to make effective plans, you must take the time to think, pray, meditate and consider what you want to accomplish. Fitzhugh Dodson said, “Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.” Today we will focus on setting your own goals and weContinue reading “Goal Setting Part 2: Are you S.M.A.R.T.E.R than your Problems?”
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Goal Setting Part 1: Planning Makes Perfect
I heard a story once about a guy who sketched the plans for his house on a paper towel. He ordered the necessary materials and began to build. After digging the basement, work began on the foundation. As the foundation progressed, he realized that his plans were way off. If he were to continue, the house wouldContinue reading “Goal Setting Part 1: Planning Makes Perfect”
Getting What You’ve Always Got
If you always do what you have always done you will get what you always got. I heard this saying a long time ago and it made me think of a hamster. Hamsters are always on the wheel running but going nowhere fast. Many of us feel like the hamster running with no purpose in mind. In your health journey, you have a purpose, achieving a healthier life, a life lived to the fullest. This my friends, require change.
Thursday was Thanksgiving here in the United States and for many, this meant a day spent with family eating lots of delicious food. There were games, laughing, talking, joking and lots of fun but few took the time to express thanks. Many have forgotten the purpose of the holiday and it hasContinue reading “Attitude Adjustment”
Don’t Pull The Trigger!
I have often wondered why people play the “game” of Russian roulette. It is a game of chance and risk where one round of ammunition is placed into the chamber of the gun, the cylinder spun, the gun put to the head, and the trigger pulled. With each spin of the cylinder the risk increases. Continue reading “Don’t Pull The Trigger!”
Going To Battle Unprotected
Having an immune system without sufficient defenses to fight disease is like going to war without enough soldiers to fight the enemy. In the battle against disease, the estimated trillion bacteria in our gut represent some of the soldiers who fight disease. Many individuals have damaged their gut defense system with poor dietary choices, overuseContinue reading “Going To Battle Unprotected”
Beans, Beans They’re Good For Your Heart
Beans are a superfood that have long been neglected and overlooked. Often viewed as a poor man’s food and given a bad rap for their gas producing properties, many do not currently include them in the diet. Beans have been around for centuries and are a staple food in many cultures. They are low in fat with zero grams of saturated fat. Beans are also inexpensive with most varieties costing less than $1.50 per pound. Their flexibility of use in various recipes make them a pantry staple. Their many uses include: soups, stews, chili, dips, spreads, pies, salads, pastas and as side dishes.