Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

 

New Year’s Resolutions – Choosing a diet: Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo.

Deciding to lose weight must be THE #1 New Year’s Resolution, at least in North America. Not only do we stuff ourselves over the Holidays, making the need to shed the pounds more obvious in the New Year, we are also obsessed with slim figures, bikini fashions for women and sexy muscles for men year-round!
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New Year’s Resolutions – Fitness fit for you.

Experts talk a lot about fitness.
Of course, there is much merit in what they say… but there is also a lot of money…
One of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions must be losing weight and staying fit. Experts bombard us with the benefits of diets and workouts. There is a variety of programs out there, [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions – Who cares what the experts say!

I am very grateful for the abundance of information available to us as we travel on our Path. Experts who may have already been through many of the experiences we are encountering today, have plenty to say about how they did and what they recommend.
But will what worked for Mr. or Ms. Expert also work for me?
We [...]

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Taking time to Breathe…

Today is Halloween! A very “peculiar” celebration in some parts of the world, featuring the dead and the scary… Where it comes from? I haven’t researched that. I am sure there were celebrations of the dead way back when, thousands of years ago… Halloween may be a modern version of that. How candy got mixed [...]

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Stressed out? Take out your Journal…

With daily routines that barely include time to breathe, news about a crashing economy, worries about our children, their health, their future, concerns about our own well-being, is it surprising that burn-out rates have reached epidemic proportions in North-America? Society, both individuals and organizations, are fueling the problem constantly. There is need for change.
Bill Clinton – “Sometimes when people [...]

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Guilt-Free ME Time

Here’s another thing I learned on my walk in the woods. I didn’t really digest it then but yesterday, back on my deck for half an hour under the sun after a few hours of work on my “forced” week off, I saw myself writing this on my facebook post: One, two, three dogs lying [...]

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I want to live a happier life, but…

BUT what???
What can possily make you think that you couldn’t have what you want for yourself for a happier life?
What can make you think you don’t deserve it?
What can make you think it is out of reach?
What is happier life for you anyway?
If your definition of happier life is a reasonable package that meets your [...]

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Taking a step back – That’s an Idea!

Today’s post comes very late in the day as my body decided to tell me, no, to scream at me, that it was time to take a step back.
As you can imagine, and as my lovely cousin pointed out to me earlier, my posts have allowed me to do a lot of work on myself.  [...]

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Is my Best Friend ME?

When I was 25, newly married, not sure where I was headed in life, working a job I hated, not knowing what to do with my college degree, I started having anxiety attacks. My body was telling me something was wrong.
On the surface, I handled things well. Inside, I was a mess.
Some people thought I [...]

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Rest and Relaxation: part of my action plan!

As you may know, rest and relaxation are not my virtue. I’m still working on it.
My plan of action has always been filled with concrete goals, tasks and deadlines. What’s to say rest is not a requirement for my goals too? Without rest and relaxation, I cannot refuel to continue with the other items. Therefore [...]

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