Self-Discipline

The Mind, Your Genes and Disease…

chfitess6We are at an incredible time in the history of mankind as more and more scientists join the expanding field, science and study of human consciousness and closed minded, rigid concepts and cultures are being challenged and thrown out.

There’s a new physics on the horizon that acknowledges that the observer creates their reality.

In other words…we are personally involved and responsible for the creation of our lives. Continue reading

Wellness, Prevention and Integrated Medicine…

healthyXsignWithout a doubt, “wellness” is a personal term that relates to a person’s state of good health, physically, mentally and emotionally and of being free of…and not at risk for…disease of any kind.

Wellness is not a new term, yet there is a definite shift towards a brighter “awareness, “ there is a new day dawning as more and more people demand better services and products to improve and increase their personal wellness.

Truth is, people are no longer satisfied to linger in the background and wait for “nature to take its course” as their ancient and even “recent” relatives might have been. They are no longer content to sit back and allow their “structure to crumble.” Continue reading

Breathing Techniques to Keep Calm and Carry On…

properXbreathing“Don’t forget to breath,” …how often have you heard that…especially when stressed or under pressure? “Take a deep breath” is one of the first things people say to calm others down and there is a very good reason for that.

Truth is, proper breathing is a valuable tool to keep our minds balanced and peaceful.

Efficient breathing is crucial for the delivery of oxygen required by the body to function properly and when you are anxious, you limit your breaths. Continue reading

Exercise is the Best Preventive Medicine

ST1Equipped with a high-powered immune system and intracellular anti-oxidant defense system, the body is truly a disease killing machine when operating at peak performance.

Unfortunately for most people it isn’t.

Rather than teaching people how to cure disease (so much money spent yearly on research) we need to be educating people on how to prevent disease. Continue reading

You and Proper Exercise are the Most Powerful Tools Against Cancer

cancer-patients-exerciseOur sedentary lifestyles have caused many people to forget how much physical strength our bodies are actually capable of. Truth is, our bodies are not meant to be dormant…they have been designed to be highly active and vigorous, not dormant.

Although you don’t have to spend a great deal of time doing your exercise program, you do have to put some focused effort into it. Weak muscles don’t get strong on their own…they continue to weaken and your risk of disease increases.

If it does not challenge you, it will not change you. Continue reading

Are You Insulin Resistant?

insulin-resistanceIt is well known that elevated blood sugar is the precursor to diabetes but what is not so well known is the fact that glucose or insulin levels are also risk factors for cancers and the risk rises as insulin levels rise.

Insulin is the hormone that instructs the body’s cells to uptake glucose from the blood-stream but when the cells have all they can handle they shut the door and won’t let anymore in.

Insulin resistance on the other hand is a condition in which cells fail to respond efficiently to normal actions of the hormone insulin and the result is your body gradually becoming more and more resistant to the effects of Continue reading

The “Power of Choice” in Cancer Prevention

cancer reportIt is true that advance treatments for cancer are reducing suffering and saving lives. Unfortunately, despite the many advances in science, cancer will not nor can it be beaten by treatments alone.

“The World Cancer Report” published about once every 5 years involves collaboration between 250 scientists from more than 40 countries. The most recent report released earlier in 2014 reported that in twenty years there will be more than 20 million new cancer cases per year. That’s 20 million per year not all totaled! Cancer is on the rise and the greatest impact is expected to hit low and middle income countries.

Although there are a still a few cancers that are poorly understood such as brain cancer, most of the knowledge we presently have about this disease tells us that nearly all adult cancers are a result of personal choices. In other words…they are the consequence of our lifestyles. Continue reading

Motivation, The Driving Force for Success

motivationIt’s all great and wonderful that we work on which eating and exercise program will be the best one for us in order to achieve the quickest results.

However, there is one thing that must be put into action before any of these things work.

Motivation

Motivation is something we all want more of or believe we need more of. It is a mix of discipline and desire that we draw upon when needed. It is what propels us out of bed or out the door to our work-outs. Continue reading

Countering Exercise Excuses

no cancerIt’s is easy for us as humans to come up with excuses not to be active and stick to our exercise program.

These excuses appear more frequently when our motivation levels begin to wane and we lose sight of our health and fitness goals.

Despite the fact that we yearn to be strong, fit and healthy, we continue to find excuses that keep us from our exercise program.

Like the rest of us, you most likely have made a promise to yourself that you were going to start exercising tomorrow…yet tomorrow comes and goes and you are still sitting motionless on the couch. Continue reading

Visualization…Your Most Powerful Healing Tool

cancer cureYou simply cannot experience positive results in your life without first having produced positive thoughts. The thought precedes the experience.

Whatever you believe your body follows.

It is becoming very clear that the mind and the immune system are intimately connected through complex neuro-chemical processes.

If your thoughts dwell in negative emotions and feelings, it lowers the immune system while positive thoughts and feelings align you with the power of your authentic self…and boost your immune system.

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