Obesity in America

You will face many defeats in life, but never let yourself be defeated. ~Maya Angelou Obesity continues to be a prevalent problem in the United States today. Because of the number of individuals affected, it is likely that most healthcare professionals will encounter patients in their practice who fight the battle of excess weight. Perhaps you are one of them. Centers for Disease Control and...

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The Benefits of Prayer and Meditation

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in flowers and clouds and stars. ~Martin Luther  An excerpt from Release Your Obsession with Your PHONE: Heal from the Inside Out, coming soon....Do you ever question if prayer and meditation really work? If so, you’re not alone. Many wonder if there’s value to such activities. Well, think about it, prayer and meditation are...

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Aging Gracefully

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. ~Sophia Loren   Many people fear aging, that it’s the end of happiness and fun activities. I say, aging is a mindset. WE can age gracefully if we believe we can. There was a time, especially...

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So You Want to be a Writer

In order to write about life  first you must live it. ~Ernest Hemingway So, You Want to be a Writer...Often I hear, “I want to write a book.” Or. someone will say, people always tell me I need to write a book because of this experience or tragedy or trauma. I listen and nod with familiarity, as I felt that desire, too. So many desperately want to tell their story, create an art piece, or build a...

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How to Release Your Creativity

You’ll be calm the day you learn to sit alone and do nothing. ~Maxime Lagace   Boosting Your Creativity We all can be creative. Yes, all of us. But what might be creative to one person may not be creative to another. Take me, for instance, I’m not a fashionista person. I like nice clothes but it’s not important to me to wear the latest fashion. In other words, I'm not a creative person when...

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Life is ten percent what happens to you And ninety percent how you respond to it. ~Charles Swindoll I joined a five-day ad challenge for writers a few weeks ago and learned not only about ads but about human behavior too. WE always want to arrive at our destination yesterday, skipping the trials and tribulation part. And of course, we can’t do that. To be successful, we sometimes need to plant...

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13 Ways to Feel Calm

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ~Michelangelo It seems life is more hectic now than ever and for good reason. There’s so much going on in the world that’s completely out of our control.We’ve been working our way back into normalcy after a two-year stretch with a pandemic. There’s political unrest, war and inflation.All concerning for everyone no matter where you...

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Can We Manifest Money?

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in the thing makes it happen. ~Frank Lloyd Wright The mind is incredibly powerful. What we think often becomes so. If you think the only way to happy is by having loads of money, and you don’t, you most likely won’t be happy. As the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright pens, “The thing always happens that you really believe in;...

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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Do one thing every day that scares you. ~Eleanor Roosevelt A lazy Sunday afternoon swim with thunder rolling in the distance is my idea of a perfect setting. The sun is still shining, yet dark luminous clouds hang over simultaneously. I marvel at how I swam laps with such ease, yet with urgency, knowing a storm is not too far off. I am reminded of last year when I gasped for breath with only 5...

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Are You Feeling Alone?

In each of us there is another whom we do not know. ~Carl G. Jung An excerpt from Release Your Obsession with YOUR PHONE: Heal from the Inside released this November... Are you searching high and low for that something—that something to fill the lull? Are you lonely, disconnected from others?  If you scroll and scroll for hours on end through the different social media sites, ask yourself what’s...

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