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How Can Food Impact Your Mood?

Our mood swings about a million times a day – and that’s when we’re not under stress, in pain, annoyed or irritated, and that’s just the way it is. With so many different impulses affecting our nervous system all day long, it’s only expected not to be in the same mood from morning ‘till night. […]

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I Walked on the Grass

Today I did nothing productive. Today, I did nothing of value to anyone. I was not helpful to anyone. I did not clean anything or fix anything or make anything. I did not go to work. I did not do anything impressive or important. I slept in far longer than I would have done on […]

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The Meaning of Self Respect

People are taught from the moment that they are old enough to make their own decisions that they should behave always with self-respect. But it’s rarely, if ever, explained how you go about doing that or what you need to do to implement it into your daily life. Often, we don’t think consciously about self-respect […]

On Choosing Your Responsibilities

On Choosing Your Responsibilities

Most of us go through life hoping that our time on this earth will leave something positive in its wake. We want people to remember us fondly, as someone who did good deeds and made people happy. Maybe we’re ambitious enough to really want to change the world. However we want to be seen, it’s […]

Breath Is life

Breath Is life

Breath Is Life. As the books, precepts, and doctrines of his religion are important to the follower of a religion, so the study of the breath is important to the mystic. We ordinarily think of the breath as that little air that we feel coming and going through our nostrils; but we do not think […]

How To Shift From Broke To Abundant

How To Shift From Broke To Abundant

When I first starting working on my “stuff” over 15 years ago, I knew I needed to work on my money issues if I ever wanted to move past broke.  But deeper than that, I knew I needed to work on my willingness to accept, receive and allow for all of the good to be available […]

4 Things You Definitely Need More of In Your Life

4 Things You Definitely Need More of In Your Life

All in moderation. It’s a good motto to have to guide you through life. It helps to keep you balanced, it helps to ward off things like addiction or obsession. It allows you to enjoy yourself without going overboard. It keeps your focused without grinding you too hard. It helps you maintain healthy levels of […]

The Importance Of Good Posture

The Importance Of Good Posture

Aside from the assumptions that people might make because of it, the way you carry yourself is far more important than a simple social signifier. The general positioning of your body can have huge effects on the components within and can have a lasting effect on how prepared you are for all kinds of physical […]

Choosing The World You Live In

Choosing The World You Live In

You have a choice about how you experience the world. You have control over your perception of things as they are. You get to decide what you are exposed to and what you blind yourself to. In an age when news is broadcast through so many different media, from so many different perspectives, it is […]

What I Learned From Going Without A Phone For Two Weeks

What I Learned From Being Without A Phone For Two Weeks

One Friday not long ago I tripped on an uneven stretch of pavement. While I had no trouble keeping my balance, my phone flew out of my hand and the screen shattered on the pavement. Between trying to figure out if I should pay to upgrade my existing contract early or buy a temporary phone […]

Three Ways To Hang Onto Your Motivation

Three Ways To Hang Onto Your Motivation

It can be difficult enough sometimes to work up the drive to get things done. Holding onto that motivation for extended periods of time – or to generate it when you have the time but not the energy to get down to work – is another, far more elusive matter entirely. Even if you’ve been looking […]

3 Signs You’re Ignoring Your Inner Voice

3 Signs You’re Ignoring Your Inner Voice

Ever have those moments where you swear someone or something is trying to get your attention? There is a voice inside you cannot hear, but it’s powerful nonetheless. It can come in many forms. A gut feeling, focused thoughts or receiving certain messages. It’s like your intuition is on high alert mode. This infamous inner […]