Does seeing something in your mind’s eye make it real? Well, if not for the visions seen inside the minds of countless innovators and inventors, we wouldn’t be surrounded by light bulbs, televisions, cars, and so many other useful devices and gadgets.
Are ideas inside our minds real when they pertain to what we’d like to see with our health? The creative inventions around us serve as examples that what weRead More
What can you do with a potato? You can mash it, you can bake it, or you can fry it. There are tater tots, hash browns, potato pancakes, french fries, potato chips, potatoes au gratin, and so on as far as the delicious potato dishes available. We too can be like the potato. How do I mean?
The potato has one personality–of being a potato. But within that form, there are a variety of expressionsRead More
Heard the expression, “A watched pot never boils?”
Have you ever hovered over a pot on the stove and waited for the water to boil? It takes time, and somehow the time seems to stretch out even farther when you’re waiting for the change to happen.
You don’t see anything at first, and then you slowly feel the pot physically warming up. After a little while, tiny bubbles start to form at the pot’s base. Eventually, theseRead More
As Atlas held up the sky (aka celestial sphere), no doubt he started noticing how his upper back muscles started aching, his legs felt like buckling at the knees, and his spirit felt trodden on beneath all the weight. Maybe the thought passed through his mind, “Now–is this a healthy way to live? Is it worth the sacrifice? Zeus, get a life!” Zeus, by the way, is the one who punished Atlas with the task of holding the sky up on his shoulders.Read More
Does health have to do with just the present, or does it also involve sediments of the past or future? This may sound like a strange question because the future hasn’t happened yet, so how can you experience any effects from it today? But many of us think about the past and the future as if both these time periods share equal space with the present on a metaphoric couch of life.
This blog post, however, is not about mindfulnessRead More
Do you often hear people say: “Fear your dreams, and they will come true?” Or what about in sports. Do you hear encouraging coaches yell out, “Fear that team! Then you’ll have a chance of beating them?”
You might be shaking your head “no” because you know this mindset is an impossible way to get what you really want. Yet, health topics are regularly infused with scary words and fear-based perspectives in the world aroundRead More