Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Getting to the Heart of the Matter Have you figured out the thing that's holding you back?  What keeps you from all that you desire?  It may be frustrating because you thought you'd dealt with __ for the last time, and then it rears it's ugly head again.  Wouldn't it be great to move past it once and for all?! Take a minute to get quiet with yourself and feel into your body.  Let yourself fall into nothingness as much as you can.  Take a deep breath, settle in a little deeper.  Is there one part of your body that is more calm than another.  Anywhere screaming for attention? What part of you have you been wearing like a tattoo.  The ink has seeped in and is part of your blood.  It tells it's own story, has a life of it's own, like a villain in a cartoon.  It squashes the feelings that arise when you feel good, when you feel alive, when...
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Lose 10lbs, take a load off your Heart

Lose 10lbs, take a load off your Heart Are you being realistic about your weight loss?  Are you being honest with yourself about your weight loss?  Do you say you only have 20lbs to lose and you know it's really more like 40?  The truth can be hard to absorb sometimes. Having a distorted reality can come from several places.  We may be caught in a certain 'story', we may have lost our voice somewhere along the way, we may have adopted someone else's perspective, we may have given up.  It all boils down to truth. Are you living the life you want now?  If not, what are you going to do about it?  It is a challenge to be in the 'in between' space, no doubt.  You know the place where you're challenged by something from the past and haven't moved into your now.  Happens all the time.  You may be wondering, 'how did I get here'.  Don't ponder it too long,...
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Celebrate Life

Celebrate Life

    Celebrate Life If you don't already have it, find your zest for living, and lead a healthy life!  Be consistent.  Eat well, be kind to others, get some exercise in, make friends with good habits, sleep peacefully. There are any number of things that can happen during the course of your day.  What choices do you make?  How do you choose to handle what comes your way?  The power is yours. Make a decision to move forward in your life with grace and ease.  Do the things that bring you pleasure...... there is always room to do the things you are 'supposed to'.  Maintain good thoughts, as they are a wellspring of great events opening for you.  Let your heart and imagination run wild as simply and openly as a child's. Bring joy into your life with every dragonfly, hummingbird and butterfly you see.  Stop to smell the roses in your neighbor's garden, at the grocery store, on someone's table.  Give roses to someone...
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Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart Whatever you do, give it your all..... go all out.  Let your heart get wrapped up in that action and share your essence, gifts and talents with others.  You'd be surprised what a difference you can make! The art of giving. Give freely, give often.  Whether it's a smile, a helping hand or a spot at the gym, help someone out. You can do more. Tap into your heart - you can do way more than you think you can.  We don't often put ourselves to the test, and only get a fraction of our potential in return.  Set a new goal today, and open your heart to possibilities. Who needs fame? It is in our humblest hours that we make our greatest contributions.  Consistently do good things for those around you and lift them to new heights.  Create new leaders. Wear your heart on your sleeve. Life is precious.... let others know where they stand with you.  Be...
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Get Immunity

Get Immunity 5 Tips to a Heart Healthy Immune System Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America.  If you have genetic risk factors, focus on the risk factors that are alterable, and follow these tips. Floss. It is one of the most important things you can do!  Most bacteria is going to enter your body through your gums or ears.  Besides keeping a healthy mouth with flossing,  get regular dental check ups. Keep your stress level down. Eat well, exercise, chillax, meditate, sing, get a hobby... anything that will keep you mellow. Eat healthier. There's no way around it.  Fatty foods clog arteries.  Being over-fat puts you at risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and inflammation. Quit smoking! I know, what a nag.  It's for your own good...... give'em up :) Stay healthy, stay strong. Exercise, sleep well, get regular checkups.  Keep your hands away from your face, ears, eyes and mouth. Fit Tip: try a new heart healthy recipe every week. Which tip works...
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