Stoicism – Tim Ferriss TED Talk

Stoicism – Tim Ferriss TED Talk

“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” Tim Ferriss does it again! Watch his most recent TED Talk about Stoicism.  

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Benefits of a Cold Swim

Benefits of a Cold Swim

Ice Ice Baby! I grew up in a tropical climate. To say I’ve experienced cold weather is a stretch. So when my husbands lovely Danish Aunt Eva told me she swims in the ocean year round, I was shocked. The water in Northern Europe is COLD! But according to Aunt Eva, cold swims keep her healthy. There is a lot of research that backs up the health benefits of […]

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Exercise and Endorphins

Exercise and Endorphins

Biking to Denmark! My husband and I decided to get some exercise and bike from Sweden to Denmark. The distance for our route seemed manageable…70 kilometers, 43 miles spit over two days.  Especially since we have family at the half way point and would have an extra two days to rest in between. The bike paths were really beautiful! However the weather was not in our favor and […]

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Freedom from Self-Doubt – TED Talk

Freedom from Self-Doubt – TED Talk

Create Your Own Miracle…Freedom from Self-Doubt! I’ve been trying to get in the habit of watching a few inspiring TED Talks per week. As the saying goes, the  quality of what you put in your mind determines the quality of what comes out! This week I came across B.J. Davis’ talk, “Freedom from Self-Doubt”. I wanted to notate a few of his statements in hopes that you […]

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Words Have Power…Use With Care!

Words Have Power…Use With Care!

Words Have Power! We all know this to be true when someone speaks badly of us. The blow from words can hit harder than a blow from a fist and recovery time for emotions can be longer than physical injuries. On the contrast, we also know the power of someone saying kind words and giving encouragement. But we rarely think about the words we are speaking […]

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Formula for Solving Worry

Formula for Solving Worry

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living – book review pt.2. Click here for pt. 1. “Confusion is the Chief Cause of Worry” Worry puts us in a state of confusion. Our brains begin racing with all the possible bad outcomes. Then panic sets in. But what has this really achieved? Absolutely nothing. In fact, it brings us further from solving the situation at hand. It […]

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How to Stop Worrying

How to Stop Worrying

“How to Stop Worrying and Start Living” – Dale Carnegie Book Review I struggle with being an excessive worrier. Even as a child my mind would obsess over all sorts of “what ifs”. In an attempt to help, someone gave me “How to Stop Worrying and Start Living” by Dale Carnegie. I am going to share points of interest as I read. Hopefully you will find it as […]

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Take Time to Smell the Roses!

Take Time to Smell the Roses!

Look for the Roses! “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” – Dale Carnegie We often get caught up in all the things we need to do […]

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Why You Should Drink More Water!

Why You Should Drink More Water!

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, yet most of us are not drinking near enough to stay hydrated. Hydration is so important to overall health. Many people who suffer from headaches, dizziness and low energy are actually dehydrated. The rule of thumb is to drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces. Water is good for: Controlling your appetite – Most people eat when […]

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Breakfast of Champions…LIVfit Protein Smoothie!

Breakfast of Champions…LIVfit Protein Smoothie!

Better Body Foods – LIVfit Superfood Smoothie Blend! I love to start my day with a protein smoothie, but I’m not a big fan of artificial protein powders. That being said, I was very happy to find the LIVfit superfood blend from Better Body Foods. It’s an all natural powder from real foods and the ingredients are good!  I thought a combination of broccoli, blueberries, tomatoes, […]

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