Behaviors and Self Determination

Some people struggle with developing skills because of particular behaviors developed from influences over the years. When they struggle with pre-structured behaviors or genetically related behaviors it often makes it a harder struggle to build self-determination. Usually with some help, a good mentor, counselor, etc, the person can develop skills. It may take longer, but …

Facing Life Challenges Accepting Them or Changing Them

Facing Life Challenges—Accepting Them or Changing Them Do you sometimes feel that your life is going in the wrong direction and it is out of control? You know that things are happening you have no control over. When we face these types of situation, we have two choices. We can either accept that there are …

Can Writing The Story of Our Life Lead to Self Discovery?

Discovery is a term that merely means invention. Many famous people have invented many things on this earth, but self-discovery is one thing that all people can do. In fact, to say the truth, all people must do to not only make them happier but also to have a happy world. Since the world comprises …

Different Forms Of Meditation

Hello! There are no special tricks to meditating; no special posture or breathing rhythm is required. Once you have gotten the knack of it you can meditate anywhere during any activity. Some readers have succeeded in reaching this altered state of conscious while reading about my sand meditation, perhaps you too may realize this transformational …

Mind Over Matter: Key Strategies for Weight Loss Success

Katie, a 33-year-old mother of two, has been on her share of diets over the years. From Weight Watchers to the Zone to Sugar Busters, she feels as if she has tried them all. While she has had moderate success in losing weight from time to time, she has never found a long-term weight loss …

Fitness

When Trying to Lose Weight, Don’t Forget to Exercise

Hello!             A startling statistic has been circulating over the Internet.  This stat claims that half of all those who want to lose weight don’t exercise.  While this might seem mind-boggling at first, it is not entirely surprising, when you stop to consider what American culture has become.      …

Nutrition

Beware of Diet Fads When Trying to Shed Pounds

Hello!        It might be actresses such as Suzanne Sommers and Jane Fonda, or models such as Christie Brinkley or Kathy Ireland.  It seems that a number of celebrities today offer their own weight loss programs.  The programs are appealing because we see these various svelte celebrities and we want to have bodies …

The Value of Spiritual Self-Discovery

Hello! When people embark on a journey of self-discovery, they usually focus on the physical and emotional side of their personality. Rarely do people consider the importance of spiritual self-discovery, even if they identify as spiritual side to their personality. When we take the time to explore the part of our psyche that we sometimes …

Think of Yourself Achieving Your Dreams

Hello! Losing weight or improving your health is as much something that must happen in your mind and thought life as it does in your body. Many people commence a weight loss program and never follow through with it, even if in the early days their resolve is strong and enthusiastic. Others start a course …

Acupuncture Can Help Treat Migraines

Hello! Acupuncture can help treat migraines. This was discovered after a comparative study was done with conventional medical care. In some cases, it even prevents it from happening which helps improve the quality of life for the patient. To understand how acupuncture helps migraine sufferers, you have to understand that in traditional Chinese medicine, it …