What we think, what we feel– can absolutely affect our hearts
From Everyday Health:
Mayo Clinic, “Broken Heart Syndrome”-> Click
Mental Health Daily, increase your BDNF level -> Click
“Miracle-Gro for the Brain: why increased exercise, omega-3, socializing/ decreased sugar, processed food/ and intermittent fasting matter-> Click
A new study by the University of Connecticut finds that practicing yoga may improve protein utilization among older women, and lead to the maintenance of muscle at a time in life when muscle loss is common. The … Read more
Manpower News -More women should aspire to break the glass ceiling, as the Government nudges businesses and charities to have more female representation on their boards, Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
More than weight control, the benefits of routine exercise like dancing are numerous, including brain function:
Recent Surveys Focusing On Men And Children Prove Body Image Is Far More Than Just A Women’s Issue. There are high rates of dissatisfaction among men also
Every decision is a balancing act: Effort vs Reward.
Making the decision to change, to go down a difficult path, means your reasons to succeed have outweighed your excuses to fail. I’m still struggling with this myself, but every step in the right direction makes my resolve stronger for the next time.
I’ve read several books and articles about highly successful people and there’s one overwhelmingly common element: they WON’T give up, and they refuse to listen to even one million “No’s,” or one million voices saying “you’ll never succeed,” all they know is ‘try again’.
We can only be responsible for our own paths, our own results, our own successes or failures. In the end, reaching your goal will be that much more meaningful because it wasn’t easy. The day I literally made it to the top of this mountain, healthy enough to return to snow skiing at 53 years old, was the day I quit listening to my own voice that said “you’re too old and overweight to get back in shape.” Now all I hear is “what’s next?!”
• Short Stories •
I want to be rich. Rich in love, rich in health, rich in laughter, rich in adventure and rich in knowledge. You?
By Dan Sims
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