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What wealth do you possess?

Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing. - Hindu Proverb There is a long-standing tradition for Buddhist monks to rise each morning very early and set out to collect alms bowls, and go out into their community to... Read more

Shining your light on a friend's shade

Wednesday, February 01, 2012      1 comments

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. - Emily Kimbrough You can't turn on a country music station without hearing a song about someone down on their luck. But what about those around you? Th... Read more

Is the grass truly greener on the other side? Healthy Reflection of the day

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      1 comments

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. - Helen Keller Do you ever fe... Read more

Are you setting the pace for your health?

Sunday, January 29, 2012      0 comments

I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast. - Evelyn Ashford, American athlete Exercise can be extremely uplifting! Marathon runners often talk about a "runner's high." Not only does working out help your physical ... Read more

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. - St

Saturday, January 28, 2012      0 comments

Leading a successful flock Be mindful of who you are following. By no means develop a skeptical temperament towards authority, but consider the quality of the leadership before you. Are you allowing informed consent to be the rule of your a... Read more

Understanding happiness

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

Happiness is a state of mind, not a way of life or a destination that you'll reach one day. Bumps in the road of life are to be expected, and we cannot let them ruin our days. We often think that if a combination of factors would just fall into ... Read more

Be worthy of imitation

Friday, January 20, 2012      2 comments

They say imitation is the greatest compliment, but are your actions worthy of imitation? We are all in some setting of leadership. Whether it be as a parent, boss, or friend we should constantly examine the example we are setting for th... Read more

Dividing your attention between two dreams

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

Today's healthy reflection One essential goal-setting strategy is to be as specific as possible about your desires. Write out your goals and formulate a detailed plan about how you are going to achieve this goal. Baby steps are important,... Read more

Reflecting on- Applying "Carpe diem" to your everyday life

Monday, January 16, 2012      0 comments

We all have goals--some immediate, some far off in the distance. By working hard and focusing on what you want to get out of life, you increase the probability of achieving all of your dreams. In the end there are no guarantees, so make the most... Read more

Reflecting on Patience is the key to paradise. - Turkish proverb

Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

Poise in the face of frustration Whether waiting to see a change on the scale, dealing with your coworkers, or diligently putting in work and feeling unappreciated, losing your patience is very easy to do. By exercising patience with all pe... Read more

Healthy reflection on Know your limits...but never stop trying to exceed them. - Anonymous

Saturday, January 14, 2012      1 comments

Overcoming your personal "stop signs" Many of us use our "limitations" as a stop sign for reaching our goals. While knowing our limits can safeguard us against injury and embarrassment, too often we use them as avoidance methods in our live... Read more

reflecting on todays quote-Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run.

Friday, January 13, 2012      1 comments

Battle scars from the Diet War Like Martha Graham, who said that "The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor," Jenny Craig ... Read more

Spreading goodwill that can return to you

Thursday, January 12, 2012      2 comments

Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it. - Arabian proverb This quote can be read in a few ways, and all of them are worth thinking about. First, complimenting and encouraging others is one of the... Read more

Getting specific about your goals

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      0 comments

I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific. - Lily Tomlin, actress Getting specific about your goals Are your goals detailed enough for you to reach them? We all have aspirations and ... Read more

sparkpeople's healthy reflection- Learning to love healthy food at a young age

Monday, January 09, 2012      0 comments

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician. - Meryl Streep, actress Learning to love healthy food at a young age You may have heard the phrase "an ounce of preven... Read more

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