SELF-COMPASSION MEDITATION

The next time you go through a difficult experience and you judge yourself, this meditation can remind you to be self-compassionate. A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need and deserve. Put both hands on your heart, or simply hold them together as in prayer. Breathe deeply...

SQUATTING AT 75!

“This is the reason we need to squat as we age, so we can do this at 75!” I said to my two teen-age granddaughters laughing, as we squatted to pick up piles of leaves and then transferred them to the 5’ high trash can. I worked alongside them...

UNLOCKING YOUR POTENTIAL

HOW’S YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE? Decades of research has shown that people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs, 70 percent of the time. How’s that possible? For many years it was believed that IQ was the main source of success. However, many years later and more research...

SITTING IS DAMAGING YOUR HEALTH

According to a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, even if you exercise daily, say for 30 or 60 minutes but sit for four hours or more the rest of the day, you can be putting your health at risk. For those of you who are...

RADICAL REMISSION: SURVIVING CANCER AGAINST ALL ODDS—A book review

In her book Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer against All Odds, Kelly A. Turner, lists nine key factors that can make a real difference in surviving cancer. Those are, radically changing your diet, taking control of your health, following your intuition, using herbs and supplements, releasing suppressed emotions, increasing positive emotions,...