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by Stupid choices? Sure we all make them. Hopefully as we get older (and sometimes wiser) though, we figure out that we can do better. If you’re ready to start making BETTER choices, let’s take a look at the top 8 things to quit starting today.1. Quit making excuses. Excuses totally take you away from what you need to face in order to be better. Make more. Be healthier. Create sustainable relationships....
by Time to rise, time to act, time to get going, Bud time, bad time, best time ever, time to leave, time to move, Miller time, time to decide; time to realize that this thing we call time is not real. Can you touch it? Does it have structure? Oh, yes, our world operates from a time clock, minutes, seconds, hours, work time, rest time, time for dinner, time to make love, time to fight, time to apologize,...
by Missed the first two installments? Catch up now: How To Be a Parent To Your Parent - Part 1 How To Be a Parent To Your Parent - Part 2Long Term Care - Making A Difficult Decision The handwriting is definitely on the wall... Mom is going to need more care. Piles of dirty dishes in the kitchen, forgetfulness and confusion, increasing lethargy, indications that she is becoming incontinent… all attest...
by Losing weight and getting healthy doesn’t have to be complex. Purge your pantry of processed food, don’t use oils and stay away from sugary snacks and drinks. My rules to better health are uncomplicated and easy to follow. No need to measure food or count calories or points. Many people who follow my advice are pleasantly surprised at how uncomplicated my ‘diet’ can be. Here are my simple rules to...
by I have noticed that more and more businesses keep a small bowl of candy in reception areas and on countertops. They are practically becoming part of the décor. The other day, while waiting for my hairstylist, a woman marched over to the obligatory bowl of candy, snatched up a fistful of candy and announced, “I need some sugar!” She was not a diabetic in distress; she was not faint from not eating....
by Life is forever challenging for us all. We carry pains and life’s lessons all the way through. None of us are exempt from these sharper edges. We are here to grow. The signature purpose and intention behind life’s sharper edges is to provide us that very opportunity. What might seem like and enemy will likely turn out to be the only possible thing that could have caused us enough discomfort to finally...
by Diabetes and pre-diabetes are at epidemic levels today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says Type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the 1980s and one in three Americans will have diabetes by mid-century. Staggering statistics, huh?It’s not just adults who suffer. In less than a decade, the rate of pre-diabetes or diabetes in adolescents has increased from 9 percent to 23...
by High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of several food additives the processed/packaged food industry seems to think is absolutely indispensable. Accordingly, they dump this overly-sweet, high-calorie, low-nutrition gooey stuff in many foods most people consume, often unknowingly, on a daily basis. Why they use it so often and so ubiquitously isn't a mystery--simply put, HFCS is much cheaper than sucrose...
by Once upon a time there was a family and they all had phones even the baby. But one day the mailman plopped a chest of gold and you only have it for one day. But the parents were too busy to put things in their wallet. The next day the mailman took the chest. The next day they packed for vacation but they forgot the phone. They went on vacation and had shakes and chocolates and everything. But when...
by America the Beautiful; Land of the Free, Home of the WastefulLet’s face it, Americans are wasteful in numerous ways. From excessive food waste, to pure laziness when it comes to sorting trash and recycling, the U.S. of A is contributing to many problematic issues. We turn a blind eye to the Pacific Garbage Patch, insane fossil fuel addiction, and extreme water waste.However, there is a way to start...