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Chopra – April Happiness
Friday, April 13, 2012      8 comments

As many of you know, I participated in the 2012 Chopra 21 Day Meditation Challenge and I consider it one of their bests. As part of the sign-up I receive their Newsletter which I’d like to share as the focus is Happiness. www.chopra.co... Read more
YNY – Portions, Hunger, Nutrients and Fats
Thursday, April 12, 2012      10 comments

We had a great wellness session yesterday 1. We reviewed portion sizes www.diabeticlifestyle.co
m/eating-well/type-2-diabe
tes-estimating-portion-sizes 2. We discussed “The Hunger-Satiety Rating Scale” from "Why... Read more
Younger Next Year – Catch Up
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      7 comments

My apologies for not being consistent with posting about our YNY Wellness initiative, but quite frankly some of Chris Crowley’s chapters are not only uninteresting, but a little hard to take. The man is living a fabulous healthy life and while h... Read more
Harry's Rule No. 5 - Quit Eating Crap!
Monday, April 09, 2012      11 comments

We are ‘studying’ nutrition in our corporate Wellness sessions and I’m thoroughly enjoying the explanations. The premise of Younger Next Year is that our bodies have not progressed as fast as our minds, so they still react to the changes in... Read more
Diet Timeline
Thursday, April 05, 2012      15 comments

Yesterday we reviewed the history of diets - thought you might enjoy... 1830’s Rev. Sylvester Graham—set out to remedy the signs of gluttony, sexual urges and all manner of immorality among his followers by proposing a special diet of whole... Read more
Food and Nutrition
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      3 comments

Found some wonderful food pyramids @ www.naturally-healthy-ea
ting.com/food-pyramid.html - not thinking about vegan, but like the emphasis on fresh. Led me to another site www.pcrm.org/ where I found th... Read more
Sugar IS a Toxin
Monday, April 02, 2012      15 comments

I don't know if you caught the 60 Minutes episode last night, but Dr. Robert Lustig considers sugar a toxin - worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer. www.cbsnews.com/8301-185
60_162-57407294/is-sugar-t
oxic/ ... Read more
"Future Me"
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      9 comments

We finished our Wellness Session early, so I thought I'd take advantage of the free time to relay the 'future me' story. I will post information (promise) on what I'm learning later, but this is a catch as catch can moment... The story was ... Read more
Miracles and ThanksGiving
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      8 comments

I have been remiss in posting a blog - partially because of time and partially because of a health rollercoaster. Feb 23 - treated myself to a '60 revolutions around the sun' physical and my GP found a lump Feb 27 - mammogram, ultrasound ... Read more
Seven Years Ago Today
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      11 comments

Seven years ago my DH brought home Rose, an almost one year old German Shorthair. She has blessed our lives with her companionship and joy and we are going to take so... Read more
Chopra Day 11 - Tapping into the Energy of Food
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

In today’s meditation, Sheila Patel, M.D., focuses "on the gift of nourishment that is provided to us through our food." "By making conscious choices, we can tap into the healing energy and information ... that healthy food provides." ... Read more
Chopra Day 5 - Releasing Negative Patterns and Addiction
Friday, February 24, 2012      11 comments

I am participating in the Chopra 21 Day Mind-Body Odyssey. www.chopracentermeditati
on.com/bestsellers/MEDITAT
ION_WINTER_2012/register.asp Today the meditation 'touched a nerve' and I thought I'd share. The focu... Read more
YNY - It's all about the Heart
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      7 comments

Chapter 5 is all about the heart, “four chambers, four valves, and a little pacemaker…the fuel pump”. Since Chapter 4 emphasized exercise, this chapter explained the science. Every cell is either decaying or growing, not only that, but “dec... Read more
Fasting and the Brain
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      11 comments

My niece sent my sis and me an interesting article. jezebel.com/5886443/goin
g-hungry-can-make-you-craz
y-but-it-may-keep-you-from
-going-senile?utm_source=J
ezebel+Newsletter&utm_camp
aign=a16cafcf01-UA-142218-20&utm_medi... Read more
YNY – Chapter 4
Thursday, February 16, 2012      6 comments

I know I am starting in the middle, but I wanted to share our Wellness Session while it was still fresh in my mind. The summary for Chapter 4 is, “Harry's first rule: Exercise six days a week for the rest of your life. That's it! No negotia... Read more

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