The power of music is clear to many, but when you see how music can actually save lives, heal hearts, and bring peace and laughter, you truly realize the power of song.
Targeting excess body weight means you need to eat nutritious food, in the right quantity, for your height, age, and weight. This is a juggling act and will continually need to be altered. Unfortunately, people do race, and diet has come to mean deprivation. Deprivation is unhealthy and will never lead to a healthy sustainable weight loss. Use and follow this acronym for diet.
What we need now is a bigger story, an overarching perspective that includes ALL these BELIEFs. A few people in our society are arriving at this broader perspective, but so far, most of our mainstream society proceeds unaware of its possibilities.
Jimmy Carter's words left a stamp on Robby Wells and inspired him to one day run for president. Who would have known that the unborn child that his birth mother carried would one day run for President of the United States?
There's entre nous. There's entre' cote. And then there's entre-preneur. Just like the intimate just between us (entre nous) phrase and the succu...
Dealing with opinions and suggestions can prove difficult, especially when old habits return in weak moments. Stay strong and persevere. Some tips to follow along the way:
Hollywood has depicted the stress of the holidays with iconic movies that make us laugh (or cry!) because of the relatability of the zany characters and dysfunctional scenarios in life and career. I encourage you to start this festive season with a different mindset so you don't get caught running on the hamster wheel of stress.
Last week the organization I founded, Minnie's Food Pantry, celebrated its seventh anniversary of service to the North Texas community.
The more steps you take in a grocery store the more you'll buy. Go in, get what you want, and get out. The store can be a minefield of impulse buying and unhealthy eating or you can grocery shop your way to good health.
But when it came time for the show, I realized that by the end of it I actually spent less time watching everything happening on stage and more time watching one square-sized portion of it through my smartphone.
Now you are ready to see some cinema. And, in this regard, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival does not disappoint. With 200 films on tap, the selection here is among the best of all the Southern California film festivals.
A few years ago I ran across Brene Brown's TED talk on shame (me and about 6 million other people). The video provoked me to read Brown's work, and I spent a few years working through her academic research, books, and articles.
When I meet families who are hungry, I see an opportunity to not just feed their bodies, but to show them that someone cares and they will make it through the hard times, just as I did.
It has long been clear that effects of hormone replacement are best when treatment begins early rather than late after menopause. The data showed such distinctions, but they too were obscured by a rush to summary judgment.
There are lonely people to help, rifts with friends to heal, family members to forgive. There are places to protect and defend and cherish. There are local issues where your voice could be an agent of calm and sanity. Your world is no different, no less worthy, no less needy than any other world you can imagine.
We often get discouraged in life when we can't stay in our zone of genius, where we feel strong, fulfilled, courageous and at our best.