Tag Archives: health

Mind Detox

A few years ago, I recall Oprah went on a 21-day detox diet. Suze Orman promoted the same thing. Detoxification can have both short and long term health benefits, and I have done it too.  Many people do this from … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

… or back on the wagon again, however you want to look at it. I really backslid on my health, fitness, and nutrition goals over the past six weeks or so. Fortunately, since I remain fairly active, I didn’t blow … Continue reading

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Just Be Yourself!

I participated in an aerobics class recently. It was a good class and I really enjoyed it, though I couldn’t keep up. Just before the class started, two ladies greeted each other who were friends – or probably just gym … Continue reading

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Visualization

  “If you believe, you can achieve.” ~ Tupac Shakur ~ Visualization. What is that? I’m thinking about the people who might plop down a few dollars for ticket to win the 145 million dollar PowerBall jackpot. I’ve heard people … Continue reading

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Lets Go Spinning

If you’ve ever thought of taking a spinning class, I recommend it. I took one about four years ago at my gym two days a week, and I loved the results I saw. I quickly burned fat, lost my belly, … Continue reading

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Are You A Salt Addict?

The other day, I was reading a health report suggesting we limit our intake of salt to no more than one teaspoon per day. When you hear it, it doesn’t actually sound like very much. After all, a teaspoon doesn’t … Continue reading

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Changes at McDonald’s

I don’t eat a lot of fast food.  But when I do, I try to be mindful of selecting items that are low in empty, dense calories as well as foods low in saturated fats.  For years, McDonald’s had such … Continue reading

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Be A Patient Patient

This past Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, I was battling a bad cold. I still have traces, but I’m about 90% better now. This thing sneaked up on me.  I was fine one minute, and the next thing I knew … Continue reading

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Going To Work When You’re Sick

I’m sitting on the train Friday morning and these two senior women are chatting.  One of them is talking about the young people in her office and the apparent lack of a work ethic.  This woman goes on to say … Continue reading

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Longevity Pill

From time to time, I hear different stories about a longevity pill, a fountain of youth in a capsule.  A youth pill?  Really?  I swear, people love looking for a shortcut for everything, even the road to good health. The … Continue reading

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