Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Living’

Power, Quoted

Power, Quoted

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius, Smart Guy   Quotes are powerful. In journalism a quote can redefine an article’s focus for the writer or crystalize it for the reader. In counseling we can spend entire sessions searching the net in an ever-deepening pattern of self-revelation or a [Continue]

Body at Rest; Life in Motion

Body at Rest; Life in Motion

“You’re not healthy, unless your sleep is healthy.” – Dr. William Dement, called the Father of Sleep Medicine   This site is a haven for Wellness seekers; those desiring a healthy, more joyful existence. There is an active component to that—a pursuit. Maybe we are driven toward wellness by a past of ill-health or willfully [Continue]

Grill With Me if You Want to Live

Grill With Me if You Want to Live

“Come with me if you want to live!” -Kyle Reese, The Terminator, 1984 -The T-1000 Terminator, T2: Judgment Day, 1991 This summer Terminator: Genisys will again recite the classic line above. This line ties together nearly thirty years of Sci-Fi evolution. That’s quite an achievement, but this summer we can tie together all of human [Continue]

Change is Overrated

Change is Overrated

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses, Folk Artist It’s time for me to be honest; I hate change. I hate the word’s baggage, I hate the fake finality, and I hate the dismissiveness. “Change is hard, change is good, and change is unavoidable…” we have a [Continue]

Gratitude Sucks*

Gratitude Sucks*

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.“ – Oprah Winfrey, Daytime talk show host We’re all, again, soon to face the round-robin “What’re you grateful for?” death march around the Thanksgiving table. Aside from the family groans [Continue]

I Am Not My Disability, Neither Are You

I Am Not My Disability, Neither Are You

“I’m a big believer in overcoming and achieving and doing things and not feeling sorry for yourself.” -Drew Carey, Comedian At its core human development is the genetic expression of surmounted obstacles, be they ancestral or personal, since “genetics reveals that individual variability is due to the combination of the many variations in environment and [Continue]

Living Wellness in 5 Steps

Living Wellness in 5 Steps

This website was born way back in May of 2010. Every year in May I look back and assess the year’s articles first, to ensure I’m providing the value that you guys deserve and second, as a means of reflecting on the work itself, my life and the themes that lurk within. Some years there’s [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]

Falling Well: The Lifecycle of a Leaf

Falling Well: The Lifecycle of a Leaf

  “Autumn is a second Spring where every leaf is a flower.” -Albert Camus, Author, Absurdist & Nobel Prize winner   I love failure. To be fair, it’s been life-long acquired taste. To be even fairer, it is best tasted in small, momentary doses, not long banquets. There is a moment in failure when it [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]

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