Body

Going Against The Grain

I grew up very differently than I now am. I learned from an early ageHow to do all the proper things - Apply makeupStyle my hairWalk correctlySpeak properly Which silverware went where... As a chil...

Going Beyond Basics

There are three basic pillars of health:- Nutrition/Diet- Exercise- Sleep You need to eat well.Eat to fuel your body. You need to exercise.Movement is essential for a healthy body. You need to get eno...

A Consequence Of Inattention

Priorities shift due to circumstance. This is important to me. Then, suddenly that. A month to a few weeks ago (Time blurs when you're in pain) I injured my back. I took it easy. Then... In a mo...

Consider Forgetting The Scale

When it comes to tracking weight loss The most common advice... Weigh yourself daily. The scale represents an absolute. A truth. A scale doesn't lie. A scale also doesn't tell the whole truth. ...

A Lesson Too Often Unheeded

I keep mentally reviewing a lesson I've learned. One we all intellectually know, But are either naive or arrogant enough to ignore. Our body's needs must come first. Because if we push it too hard, D...

Embracing Moderation

I have an interesting tendency - The more strict I tell myself I'm going to be with my eating, The worse my eating becomes. I apparently do not like to be told (particularly by myself) to deprive myself ...

Indulging

I've recently taken some time off as a quasi summer vacation - And to deal with some personal, household & website issues. You'd think that "taking time off" would be relaxing. It hasn't. While I've bee...

A Twisted View Of Dieting

Diet (noun): a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons Diet (verb): restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose wei...

Mindful Eating

We're so obsessed with what we're eating that we fail to notice how we're eating - even though some studies show how can produce a greater (positive or negative) effect than what. Mindful Eating involves: -...

Chlorophyll Drops

Throughout the remainder of the year, I plan to implement new, tiny health related habits. My first one... Chlorophyll drops in water, Which on an unrelated note, I recently read was a habit of Gwyenth Pal...