Shame-based thinking is an inner negative dialogue derived from the incorrect belief that there is something wrong with you.
This conditioned thinking can be painful and lead to numbing out, avoiding... ...more
Resilience: the ability to cope with and recover from life’s challenges and setbacks.
It’s never too late to develop resilience.
Since we are living longer and adapting to a high speed of change, heal... ...more
Quiet: the quality of very little noise. I am reminded of that classic song by Simon and Garfunkle.
titled “The sounds of silence”
What is whispered in the sounds of silence?
What happens in the abse... ...more
Obstacle: Those things we constantly run into when trying to get what we want.
This post is Inspired by Ryan Holiday’s book, “The Obstacle is the Way”
Instead of seeing an obstacle as a barrier, we c... ...more
Our food has changed over the last 100 years with the advent of processed food.
Look at the typical experience at the grocery store. Much of the food displayed, visible on the outer aisles, as you ent... ...more
Loyalty: a strong feeling of support or allegiance. A faithfulness, adherence.
As I started this post, my initial thought was to choose the word Love. But after reviewing my notes, I chose Loyalty an... ...more
The practice of being intentional in today's world is important. There are so many ways we get distracted from what matters most to us. Setting a clear intention in advance can make life more satisfyi... ...more
I learned the meaning of this phrase after completing “The Blue Zones”. This book highlights the stories of centenarians, (people who live to 100 years plus) in high concentrations in specific areas ... ...more
There are different ways we’ve learned to handle our feelings. We often resist them, or judge them, (good/bad right/wrong). Sometimes indulge them, or ignore them. At their root, feelings are simply ... ...more
As we increase our intake of healthy fruits and vegetables it’s necessary to navigate the organic vs. non-organic decision. In a perfect world all the produce we buy would be naturally free of pestici... ...more
We tend to notice our breath when immersed in water, especially when under water. I recall times as a child feeling “out of breath” while swimming and anticipating “holding my breath” under water. It ... ...more
The science is becoming clear, the SAD, (Standard American Diet) is not working. We’ve developed an unnatural desire for foods that are making us sick. We have become undernourished and overfed. I bel... ...more
One blueberry contains one calorie. A Calorie is a unit of measure. It’s a measure of energy the body gets from a certain food.
Awareness of the calories in food matters. Eating excess calories means... ...more