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The way we choose to do things – the way we live, the way we act, the way we are! What you do, eat, dress, like, dislike, love, care…

Cures for the Winter Salad Blues

Can’t find good tomatoes for salads at this time of year? Never mind — use kiwifruit instead! The tangy sweetness of kiwis makes them a delicious substitute for salad tomatoes. Just peel and slice or chop. Bonus: Kiwis are packed with nutrients. Two kiwifruit deliver: more potassium than a banana. as much fiber as a whole grapefruit. twice as much vitamin C as an orange. …

Protect Your Vision: 10 Secrets for eye care

Any problem in the eyes can make life miserable and provide enough hindrance to the daily activities. Care should be taken to protect the eyes from any infection, poor vision and myopia through diet and other self care methods. Some problems develop with aging, which is normal but regular eye care habit prevents the severity of those problems. Eyes are the most significant sense organs of the human body …

What is Yoga?

Yoga is from the Sanskrit word Yug meaning union (with the Divine, your higher “SELF”). Yoga is a path for transcending the ordinary mind (who you think you are) in order to merge with your “higher SELF” or “God SELF”. “Man, a projection of Brahma, “made in the image of God,” has never been other than Complete and Perfect. But few truths are less acceptable …

Just a bit more effort

“If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow To achieve our goals we must do more than is necessary. We must be willing to give it our all and then some. But how often do we give up too soon when, with just a bit more effort, we could have been successful? Sadly, if you do …

The seeds of your dream

“Effective people are not problem-minded; they’re opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.” – Stephen Covey Be careful what you water the seeds of your dream with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn …

How are you rationing your happiness?

“… The supply of misery, pain, and suffering is unlimited. But so is the supply of pleasure, contentment, and fulfillment. It is we who do the rationing.” – Greg Anderson How are you rationing your happiness? If you are continually focusing on the negative in your life, then you are choosing to ignore all that is wonderful in your life. We have to make the …

How to find your happiness

“A man is about as big as the things that make him angry.” – Winston Churchill Pay attention when you get angry. What sets you off? Is it the big things or the small things? Being able to let the small things go and knowing when your temper is put to good use are valuable skills because they allow you to free up your energy …

Is Your Child Safe from Environmental Hazards?

Our children face potential dangers from toxic substances in their air, food, and water. The Voluntary Children’s Chemical Evaluation Program, a new plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), aims to do something about this problem by setting up a series of rodent tests to identify safe exposure levels for children. Is this plan a good idea or a bad one? The Physicians Committee …

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BEING A SUCCESSFUL WRITER

Creative Visualization Imagine success. Even the words we use show our attitude in a positive or negative way. Do we say “I’m not really a writer because I haven’t had anything published” or “I am a writer, but as yet, unpublished.” Determination Working towards goals is a good way to focus determination. One survival technique if someone is lost in the bush is to climb …

Aren’t Animals Here For Us to Eat?

Animals are not here for us to eat. True, they are not as intelligent as humans, but does this mean that humans should exploit them? Or rather, should humans take care of them, just as they should take care of the Earth? Animals are sentient beings. They feel and experience emotions, pain, and suffering. If we consider it crazy to eat our pets, who gives …

Shin splints

I just started walking again in the mall. The other day, I kept getting sharp pains in the front of my leg in the shin area. After I stretched it out a few times it quit, but I have experienced this pain several times since. What causes this? New walkers often experience shin pain and stretching is most often the solution. Your calf muscles (calves) …

Can Drinking Water While Working Out Lead to Cramps?

Can drinking water cause cramping? I walk on my treadmill 4-7 times a week, and I believe I’m in pretty good shape. However, I sometimes experience a slight cramping in my side or abdomen. I drink a quart of water while walking because I get so thirsty. Is this okay? Does it cause the cramping? As long as you’re sipping that water, and not chugging …