Category: Spirit


So Much to be Thankful For

Gratitude is so important for your mental and spiritual wellbeing, whatever your circumstances may be.  So today and everyday, please always remember that you have so much to be thankful for.  In any moment of stress or when you have…

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Health: Fate or Free Will?

Do we really have control over our health? The question of whether or not the events of your life are based on fate or free will is age old. And this certainly relates to how and when we leave this…

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Recipe For Happiness

For you ultimate pessimists reading this, perhaps you should skip this entry to prevent slight nausea and potential vomiting. But on the other hand, perhaps this entry has been written especially for you. Although happiness is relative, below is my…

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Food for the Soul: Service to Others

Today, Americans celebrate the national holiday dedicated to the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (well some may be catching up on sleep instead).  Most known for his work as a pioneering civil right’s leader and advocate…

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‘Tis the Season…

Although it seems like a month-long hiatus from Gain Great Health, my (almost) week-long absence has been filled with a very important aspect of the season…spending quality time with the people I care about (and not a computer!).  Instead of…

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Give Thanks

Aside from the elaborate spectacle of food at the dining room table, Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks for what’s truly important in life (and if you don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, giving thanks certainly still applies!).  In this day and…

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Laugh A Little More

A wise person once said that ‘“laughter is the best medicine” (a play off of Proverbs 17:22– a joyful heart is good medicine!). Although I disagree and would argue that proper diet and physical activities habits are the best medicines, laughter is…

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Healthy Relationships and Mindsets

Have you ever noticed how certain people can bring your mood down?  Every word that comes out of their mouth is either a complaint or a negative remark about their life situation or about somebody else.  It’s as if each…

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The Mysteries of Sleep

Over the past few weeks of stretching myself too thin, I haven’t been getting enough sleep (and feeling every bit of it, I might add).  As I am tirelessly typing away at my computer at 12:30 am, I inevitably fast…

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