Will You Settle?

“If I am not where I want to be then I must look at why this is so. If I am not where I want to be then my habits are to blame. If my habits are those of a lazy man, then I must settle for the pay of a lazy man. If my…

An Unhealthy Vegetarian Lifestyle?

  The vegan lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular these days. A common reason people consider converting to a vegetarian or vegan diet is to lose weight, improve health, avoid contaminants in meat, and compassion for animals. However, it’s imperative to research the proper way to plan meatless meals to avoid serious nutritional deficiencies. If you…

Your Daily Choices Can Heal Or Kill

“Regaining health is more difficult an objective then becoming ill. Becoming ill is a random act of ignorance and regaining health is an intentional effort in frustration.” ― Richard Diaz Although hereditary factors can play a part in some diseases, you have more control over your health than you think. Your body is an amazing machine designed…

The Thief Of Joy

“Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud” Shannon L. Alder

Self Control- It’s More Important Than You Think

Self control can be a tremendous challenge but it’s like a muscle that responds to how often we use it. The more you use it the stronger it gets. Learn to pause and think about your food choices. It’s more important than you might think. How are you going to feel 5 minutes after gobbling…

My daily Challenge For Lent

I love the season of Lent and how it reminds me to slow down and put my life into perspective. I often have trouble coming up with ideas of what “to give up” for the forty day period. Over the past several years, I’ve decided to put more thought into my Lenten promise; and the…

Aging And Weight Gain

Aging and Weight Gain “I guess I don’t so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old” – Ben Franklin Many people associate aging with weight gain. That’s not surprising when you look around and notice that many of your friends, co-workers, and loved ones seem to pack on pounds with each…