Truth Test: Prudential TV Commercial on Retirement

Any financial planner will tell this is a nice amount of spending money, but as a retirement fund in the year 2054, it is no way close to being sufficient to retire on. . . . → Read More: Truth Test: Prudential TV Commercial on Retirement

Unintentional Collateral Damage

Forgiveness is the key ingredient. First, we must find a way to forgive ourselves. Otherwise resentment, anger and bitterness will find their way into our life. This will destroy our lives. Forgiveness is the necessary element to healing and happpiness. . . . → Read More: Unintentional Collateral Damage

Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

In the last six months, my husband has developed rheumatoid arthritis.  He is 45, reasonably healthy, not overweight and the rheumatoid arthritis hit him like a mack truck.

A little back story; my husband started noticing joint pain in his thumbs and shoulder about 6 months ago.  When he told his conventional doctor, the doctor . . . → Read More: Conventional Medicine vs. Naturopath

Confession of a Coconut Hater

My dear wife, who loves coconut, found a grade and source of coconut that contains the health benefits without the taste or smell that I do not like. I now use a teaspoon of this oil in my first cup of coffee. . . . → Read More: Confession of a Coconut Hater

Lost in the flood

It has been a long time since I have posted. And it is hard for me to do so now. I have been struggling with events in my life as of late: disillusionment with my current position in life, fear of choices I have made, a need for advancement and resolution. It has been pointed . . . → Read More: Lost in the flood

Collapsing House

Naoshige, the founder of the Nabeshima clan, spoke to his grandson Motoshige, “Whether it is high or low, the house and the clan will collapse when its time comes. At that moment, if you resist the course, a foul collapse will result. If you are aware the time has come, you had better let your . . . → Read More: Collapsing House

Returning to the Path – Don’t Lose Your Goal

I have a diet that works for me. It fits my appetite, I feel great while I’m sticking to it, and I lose fat and gain lean muscle while I’m on it. It’s the slow-carb diet, I’ve written about it before and highly recommend it. This post is not about the slow-carb diet, but about . . . → Read More: Returning to the Path – Don’t Lose Your Goal

Control Your Thoughts – “CLEAR!”

I have read a lot of positive thinking articles and books that tell you if you can empty your mind of all thoughts then you have control of your mind and are in control of your thoughts. I have tried many techniques to accomplish this: meditation, ten minutes of quiet mind each day, relaxation and breathing exercises, etc. None of these techniques and exercises working very well that particular night. . . . → Read More: Control Your Thoughts – “CLEAR!”

Positive thoughts every night

We are what we think and what we are feeling. . . . → Read More: Positive thoughts every night

Finding Focus

One of the reasons I have been having such a hard time posting lately is a lack of focus. Focus is a fragile and limited resource. It can be shattered by the ring of a phone or beep of an email and then your idea is gone, your train of thought is derailed.

I used . . . → Read More: Finding Focus