A QUICK NOTE ABOUT EMOTIONS AND HEALTH

There is study after study detailing the influences that emotions have on both physical and mental health. Experiencing positive emotions on a regular basis leads to a higher functioning immune system, the ability to work through life’s problems in a

LIVE LIKE YOU WANT A LIFE

I have thought about the finality of death for as long as I can remember. Even as a child, dying was on my mind and the thought of it brought fear to me. As I have grown older, I have

HATE EXERCISE BUT NEED TO? HERE IS SOME HELP FOR YOU

There is no question that our health is an extremely important subject and should be a priority in our lives. One area where people create a barrier for themselves is the extreme NEGATIVE emotion placed on exercise. For many, exercise

Great Research

A study published in The American Journal of Medicine is showing how important it is to stay strong as we age. The study followed 3695 people over a 15 year period and all of the men were over age 55

BE YOUR OWN MIRACLE MONDAY!

I am loving the Time Magazine issue devoted to The Science of Exercise. From beginning to end, the magazine details all of the reasons all of us should exercise. Exercise helps every inch of our body; our brain, our organs,

HELP FOR HANDLING THE TRIGGERS THAT PLAGUE YOU

People regularly seek advice on how to manage “triggers” that do not serve their health in a positive way. They will regularly list triggers such as “when I drink coffee I want a cigarette” or “I crave sweets when I

WHAT IS SAVING MYSELF AND OTHERS FROM DEPRESSION AND ADDICTION?

There are many skillful counselors and psychologists in the world who truly are committed to doing great work. My Master’s Degree is in Counseling and I worked as a counselor for a short time and met many who were committed

MY BIRTHDAY GIFT TO YOU

I turned another year older today. Yesterday I was one age and today I am another. The one thing that I have learned in my over five decades of life is that things can change in an instant. People who

IS ADDICTION A CHOICE? MAYBE NOT

I was listening to the radio the other day and the sports talk hosts were blasting a football player seeking reinstatement after a suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The player was a former all star who had

PLEASE GET HELP

If you are struggling in any area of your life, please seek help. If you are having a hard time managing food, drink, drugs, mood, emotions, or are being abused in any way, it is vital to your overall wellbeing