On a personal level you get to choose your attitude. Your attitude is a set of beliefs that are developed over time. Your attitude reflects your chosen belief system and dictates your behaviors and feelings. If our attitude reflects the belief that every circumstance provides an opportunity for growth, we can maintain a state of gratitude.
A group of like-minded others successfully completing a task creates a supportive ‘vicarious experience’ that gives us confidence to embark on a new activity. The power of the group can pick you up and carry you along when motivation is low.
Our modern lives are incredibly fast paced and demanding – it often seems that we’re constantly at full throttle. This chronically stressed state creates constantly elevated stress hormone levels (think cortisol). Stress hormones impact every facet of our bodily functions – especially digestion.
You will make exceptional gains, while enjoying an extraordinary experience, if you simply focus on progression. Your body and mind both thrive in environments of consistent stimulation, discovery and challenge. You benefit from the plastic effect when you are stretched beyond the limits of where you’ve been before.
The bedrock of a healthy diet is healthy, real food choices – not pills, potions or lotions. However, all but the most steadfast followers must supplement their diet with essential nutrients if they wish to reach their health potential.
Our lives can be reduced to a series of choices and the results of those choices. Every choice, every day, we get to shape our lives. Create an increased awareness of your Innate Values and choose Belief Systems that are in alignment with them – and watch your behaviors follow suit.
You can’t be healthy without being fit. Exercise to the point of exertion is where the ‘good stuff’ is found. The harder you work, the greater the benefit. To be fit, you have to move, pant and sweat. Any questions?
For some people, such as vegetarians or simply those adverse to taking fish oil, getting sufficient omega-3 can be a challenge. Some gravitate toward flax oil. However, the conversion rate for ALA found in flax oil is very low: most research puts the conversion rate around 4%. So, flax oil is not an adequate substitute for fish oil.
Seems like everyone loves Beef Stroganoff. The mustard, sour cream, onion and mushrooms all come together to create a really tasty dish.
Fat is good for you. For years fats have been at the center of nutrition confusion and bad science. You’ve been (falsely) told that all fats are bad, that they increase your chances of heart disease, that they cause cancer and promote weight gain and obesity. This is simply not true – fats are critical for health. Healthy fats that is.