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Turn negative thoughts into positive action
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      2 comments

Experiencing setbacks and having stressful situations is a fact of life. In order to avoid feelings of being over whelmed by stress and to make positive gains, we first need to learn to look for the positive side of everything. The following is ... Read more
You can be organized now
Friday, October 24, 2014      7 comments

You can be organized in no time. Decide now what is important in your life and what can be let go of to make room for what is important. As my tickler states: "Being organized is not about living according to other's expectations, rather it is a... Read more
Fighting the urge to break a healthy habit
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      5 comments

The main reason we break a habit (especially if its a new habit) is that it can be easy to switch to a different task (or contrary old habit) and then not be able to return to doing the habit. This is because of lack of focusing on the positive... Read more
Key to developing your talents
Thursday, October 16, 2014      4 comments

I'm keeping on course by following a caloric 30% protein, 30% carbs, and 40% healthy fats diet and by exercising at the YMCA. I take care of my health and mind. Every day is a day to succeed at making right choices, and thus making improvemen... Read more
Zone Diet, An Anti-inflammation Diet
Saturday, October 11, 2014      8 comments

I am going to use the Zone Diet meal planning web site I just subscribed to plan just my dinners for the first week. I am starting small until I get the hang of it. The web site allows for planning three regular meals as well as several snack me... Read more
The truth about a heathy obesity
Friday, September 05, 2014      4 comments

For those who are obese, there is a interesting article on Dr Sears site about unhealthy vs healthy obesity. "One of great paradoxes of our obesity epidemic is that many obese individuals appear to be quite healthy. This makes the true believers... Read more
Failure? Never
Saturday, August 23, 2014      6 comments

I have been following Leo Babauta's blogs and one of his latest blogs at zenhabits.net/believe/ helps us to believe in ourselves regardless of whether or not we meet our goals. The main point of his blogs is that we are human, a... Read more
What we can learn from the Ferguson, Mo events.
Sunday, August 17, 2014      4 comments

The vary tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri seem to have people on both sides jumping to contrary conclusions. Maybe a deeper understanding and appreciation of life would help. Everyone tends to judge things from his or her own perspective and... Read more
How I sifted thru conflicting diet infro.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014      4 comments

I was kind of sold on a carb cycling/exercise plan by Shaun Hadshall and have lost enough weight on it to feel that it is working for me. Also, I found a book in my wife's collection of books describing the Pritikin weight loss plan which conf... Read more
How to find and live your dreams
Thursday, August 07, 2014      5 comments

Hi I just want to let you know you have talents that enable you to do great things, but you have to work at it. Life isn't easy; the trick is to get passionate about your interests and allot the time. Leo Babauta of Zen Habits is my hero in this... Read more
Exercise how's and when's
Monday, July 28, 2014      2 comments

GENERAL Exercise is as basic a need as eating. I believe in a fitness lifestyle in which you achieve a balance between your eating habits and how and when you exercise. What and when you eat determines the best type and timing of exercise inor... Read more
Aging gracefully
Sunday, July 27, 2014      10 comments

I agree that aging can be hard, but the saying "GROWING UP SEEMS TO BE GIVING UP THE JOYS OF BEING YOUNG AT HEART/ FEELING ALIVE " doesn't have to be true. At 68 years old, I have seen enough people suffer, to understand why some day this migh... Read more
Sleep earlier, lose weight
Sunday, July 13, 2014      8 comments

Researchers have found that a good night's sleep helps people lose weight. See 52wlm.com/mission-31/ . I also found that by skipping late night TV and Internet and going to bed earlier, that I get a better nights sleep and wake ... Read more
Newer Ideal Weight Guidelines
Sunday, June 29, 2014      10 comments

I been away from Spark for a while as I had other interests - math, writing, a declutter challenge, Zen Habits, vacation etc. Even so, I have been still getting in a fairly regular exercise routine, although I missed several days, especially d... Read more
New trigger for my strength training
Saturday, June 07, 2014      6 comments

I missed a strength training day yesterday and it got me to rethink the time slot I plan to do strength training since I have trouble sticking to a strength training routine. I decided that I just need to commit to doing strength training firs... Read more

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