Discover the power of living in the Present Moment

August 2015

Harnessing Personal Challenges

Date Published: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 Regular exercise can help you lose weight - Staying Active has many health benefits Author: Robbie W.

 The challenge of difficult fingering transitions are a hallmark of Mozart's flute concertos

Personal challenges materialize when we least expect it. Various challenges develop due to requirements of being a good citizen to the necessities of life for personal comfort. Every so often, we choose to take on a project just for the gratification it brings.
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Causing My Own Problems

Date Published: Fri, Aug 21, 2015 True and lasting happines is found within yourself - Remember to Stay Grateful it is the foundation of happiness Author: Chris B.

Accept responsibility for your actions and move forward towards happiness

We often don't realize it, but we live in a world of people who don't take responsibility for their own actions. We like to point the finger and blame others for our troubles, but the reality is that we often created our own problems. This was a difficult pill for me to swallow because nobody likes being the blame for anything.
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Do I Really Need A Multivitamin?

Date Published: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 Sleep and Meditation help build happiness - The Simple Life is way to discover real Joy Author: Faye H.

Fresh fruit and vegetables are a great source of natural vitamins and essential minerals

In a perfect world, we would get all of the nutrients that we need from our food. If you get all of the vitamins and minerals you need from your diet, then there will be no need for multivitamins. Unfortunately, researchers estimate that 90 percent of people are not getting the nutrients that they need from diet alone.
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Optimistic Outlook on Life

Date Published: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 True and lasting happines is found within yourself - Remember to Stay Grateful it is the foundation of happiness Author: Chris B.

Having an optimistic outlook on life enhances your happiness and lifestyle

It's not always easy to be optimistic, and I believe that's because our mind is sometimes our worst enemy. From a young age, we learn to be anxious when certain situations come up. We relive memories of moments when we were scared, embarrassed or upset. This isn't our fault. It's a basic part of human survival skills. It stems from our "fight" or "flight" mechanism in the brain.
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Living Life Simply

Date Published: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 Sleep and Meditation help build happiness - The Simple Life is way to discover real Joy Author: Faye H.

Mother and young son enjoying the simple life beside a peaceful river

Thanks to technology, we are living in a very fast-paced society. That is why it is hard to think about the simple things. Simplifying your life requires that you get rid of some of life's complexities and focus more attention on the people and the things that you love. You should also de-clutter.
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Life Lessons learned from Choral Conducting

Date Published: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 - Author: Chris Walsh

Leassons learned while studing to be a choir conductor

Most people enjoy listening to music, for some it's a hobby an others a much loved passion. For Chris Walsh, it is all of those things and more. He is a professional writer and musician. In this article he shares some life lessons gained from the study of choral conducting, that he continues to apply daily in his work, study, and relationships.
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Spiritual, But Not Necessarily Religious

Date Published: Fri, Aug 14, 2015 True and lasting happines is found within yourself - Spiritual but not religious Author: Chris B.

Being spiritual does not necessarily mean being religious

If talk about God, religion or spirituality makes you feel uncomfortable, then I'm glad you're reading this because I was once the same way.
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Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

Date Published: Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Having a positive attitude towards life helps build lasting happiness

Positive thinking has always been considered a powerful way to live a life with more optimism and less negativity. While there has always been physiological and psychological benefits, most don't realize the physical and mental health benefits a more positive attitude can provide. Anybody can shift their thinking from negative to positive with a few techniques.
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The Pursuit of Happiness: a Spiritual Journey

Date Published: Mon, Aug 10, 2015 Happiness is a choice we can make each and every. - Enduring happiness grows when we undertake a spiritual journey of discovery within ourselves. Author: Warren W.

Take some time out to find true happiness within yourself switch off the phone and computer

How many people have managed to find true happiness? How many of us are still looking for it daily? When we think about finding anything there are three key factors to consider; What, Where and How. Let's explore together and see if they can help us find real happiness, shall we.
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7 Keys to Living a Simple and Satisfying Life

Date Published: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 Discover real joy by living a simple life - You will also sleep better if you find time for a little quiet reflection Author: Deena Staples

Couple living the simple life getting a little exercise in a very pleasant manner walking along a warm sandy beach

Many people believe that living a satisfying life requires one thing: money. However, just the acquisition of money can be a very stressful venture leaving one to question if money really is what is needed to "buy" satisfaction. Here is a list of seven simple things that you can do, without having to rob a bank or take on an extra job, to help you to live a more satisfying, yet simple, life.
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Physical Activity is Good for Mind and Body

Date Published: Fri, Aug 7, 2015 Healthy mind and body benefits of staying active - Enjoying an active lifestyle at the beach Author: Karen

Keeping fit physical activity in good for both maind and body

There are no limits to the benefits you can receive from physical activity. When you get some form of physical activity into your day you will find you're thinking more clearly, your judgement skills will sharpen and you'll even find it easier to learn new things.
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How to Maintain Good Health

Date Published: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 Regular Exercise is required to maintain Good Health - A positive attitude and adequate sleep are additional key elements of good health Author: Archita M.

Young healthy and happy couple enjoying life due to proper nutrition

If you want to attain good health, it is important that you understand the aspects that affect your health. Good health is derived from following a variety of different practices. This article seeks to outline 5 key elements of good health.
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Benefits of Being Self-Employed

Date Published: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 Regular exercise can help you lose weight - Staying Active has many health benefits Author: Chris Walsh

There are many benefits of being self employed

It is easy to lose sight of the benefits of self-employment when you are addicted to the stability and routine of working for a manager. Maintaining regular hours and answering to a boss can lull you into a shallow sense of satisfaction, unaware of the freedom and prosperity you could be enjoying. Self-employment is easily achievable and can result in increased wealth and happiness.
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The Benefits of Staying Active on a Daily Basis

Date Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 Regular exercise can help you lose weight - Staying Active has many health benefits Author: Liz G.

Keeping healthy and happy by staying physically active enjoying life

There are incredible benefits to staying active and not allowing life to take over. The world we live in screams non-involvement and complacency, so how do we reply? Escaping into our homes after work every day is not the answer. We can enjoy a better lifestyle and attitude by improving our health, and there are plenty of activities that you can choose from to stimulate your physical system adding more happiness to your life.
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How to Enjoy Your Golden Years

Date Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 Growing Old can be the best time of your life - Regular exercise will help keep you in good health Author: Nancy F.

Older couple enjoying life in their golden years

Growing old is a subject few people want to think about, but living a healthy lifestyle can give seniors more time to enjoy their golden years. The younger people are when they begin following healthy living patterns, the healthier they will be as the years pass. The body you have as you arrive at your senior years is the result of the lifestyle you have lead until then.
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The Art of Aging Elegantly

Date Published: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 Learn how to enjoy the gloden years - Growing old is a natural part of life that we need to accept Author: Tania J.

Older couple enjoying a break in the park after cycling

"Don't be afraid. Change is such a beautiful thing", said the Butterfly." - Sabrina Newby. We live in a world where society and culture idolize youth; that is not easy to accept, but unfortunately quite true. The good news, America: We are living longer! So, how do we look ahead and thrive when those of us are growing older and feeling a bit left behind?
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The Power of the Present Moment

Date Published: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 Learning the lessons from Life - Failure should be simply regarded as natural Life Long learning Author: Adrian

Never allow the PAST to spoil the beauty of the Present Moment

For many people, life has become a sort of game, a race to the top where the winner holds the most material wealth, or the most gadgets. Our society has placed so much importance on material acquisition that the newest technology is interchangeable, or more often, more important than being truly happy.
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The Benefits of Practicing Positive Self-Talk

Date Published: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 Weight Loss in your 50s is possible - Negative thoughts limit our success in life Author: Robbie W.

Positive Self Talk has many benefits that lead to better health and greater happiness

Did you know that negative thoughts limit your potential, and how you see the world? Allowing negativity to rule your thoughts and life, will give you the feeling of being trapped. You will fail to see that there are ways to get help and get out of every situation. Only you are in charge of your thoughts. It is a choice.
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How to have a Happy & Healthy Life

Date Published: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 Accept what is and experience real joy - Do not worry about the future live in the present moment Author: Chris B.

Accepting the reality of the present moment and making healthy choices results in greater happiness

The key to a happier, healthier life is to accept the reality of present moment and be of service to others. Imagine a world where everyone was genuinely kind to one another and helped without self-interest. We waste too much energy and make ourselves sick worrying about the future.
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A Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Date Published: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 Lose weight the healthy way by watching your calories for two days a week - Tried and tested weight management technique called intermittent fasting Author: Norah

Intermittent fasting involves low calorie meals just twice a week

Have you been trying to lose weight but keep hitting walls with those diets? Intermittent fasting might just be the thing for you. What makes it unique is the fact that it's not a diet, but instead a pattern of eating, which seeks to control the amount of cholesterol entering the body. So intermittent fasting doesn't change the food you eat, it changes the time you eat.
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