Posts Tagged ‘Get Healthy’

Wellness When We Suck

Wellness When We Suck

“Health is a large word.  It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well…and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man.” – James H. West   We all get exhausted maintaining a daily wellness habit. Every one of us. There is no shame [Continue]

Holy Cow! (minus the cow)

Holy Cow! (minus the cow)

“The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you’re off it. ” – Jackie Gleason, Actor Spring has sprung and renewed many of our desires to trim down. Fear not, the Fat Guy’s Guide to Health has got your back. The road to street level physical wellness [Continue]

Being Free, Becoming Balanced

Being Free, Becoming Balanced

“They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.” – Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha This weekend is one of my favorites; Family Rest Weekend. Once a month we write “family rest” on the calendar and that focus [Continue]

Dissing the Dysfunctional Family

Dissing the Dysfunctional Family

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.“ – Lee Iacocca, Engineer & CEO There’s no such thing as a dysfunctional family. Every family functions; the question is how healthily they function. I believe that we don’t want to ever de-value the complex, rich family [Continue]

The Bully and the Mirror

The Bully and the Mirror

  “Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It’s a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment.” -Zack W. Van, Author of Inanimate Heroes It was the week after New Years and I was terrified. Sure, I tried to smile and accept the praises of those around me, and those on [Continue]

Love and Live: Adapt

Love and Live: Adapt

“More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.” -John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society The weather’s warming and we are beginning to attack our health habits with that same “Spring Cleaning” attitude as the rest of our Winter worn homes. This is awesome. To this end, I’ve been asked [Continue]

Your Temptation Toolbox

Your Temptation Toolbox

“I couldn’t help it. I can resist everything except temptation.” -Oscar Wilde, Lady Windmere’s Fan   The Holidays are upon us, huzzah! I mean that. I love the Holiday Season, from Halloween to Hanukkah to Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Years Eve—I love my way through the highs and lows. I used to eat my [Continue]

The Soul in Action

The Soul in Action

  “This work…was designed, developed, and produced by a multicultural team of various faiths and beliefs.” -Introductory Disclaimer, the Assassin’s Creed video game series I have said, referring to my loss of 200 pounds, that “I could not have become half the man I was without the power and refreshing of God,” in the article Moving [Continue]

Maximum Mexican!

Maximum Mexican!

“Anytime there is mexican food around, you can bet I’ll be eating it. I’m not a chocolate person and I’m not into sweets. I’m a meal person.” -Eva Longoria   I adore Mexican food every time of year (and, every time of day—even for breakfast) but this is even more true in the Fall. Perhaps [Continue]

Operation Habit: The Do Over

Operation Habit: The Do Over

It’s been two weeks and there hasn’t been profound interest in The Operation Habit Challenge despite the chance to try something life changing, and the motivation of a prize. That’s not too surprising, since I firmly believe that change is on a continuum and if you’re not at the point where you want to change [Continue]

 Page 1 of 2  1  2 »

Refine The Focus