Self-Discipline

Leading A Sedentary Lifestyle is An Open Door To Disease

sedentary lifestyleLike many things in life we seem to have some things about our health backwards. For example, we are often told to check with our doctors before beginning an exercise program. But, it’s rather curious that no one ever tells us to check with the doctor when we are sedentary and inactive…the times when our bodies are suffering the most.

When the symptoms of our sedentary lives start to show and the human body has reached a broken down state there is no doctor, no drug, no surgery or treatment that can restore true health again.

A sedentary lifestyle is defined as being physically inactive both at work and at home and failing to participate in a vigorous exercise program that includes strength building and maintaining activity several times per week. Continue reading

Losing Weight is a Mind Game

mind over bodyFor the most part, people who are overweight and experience poor health would love to get healthy and lose the extra pounds and many try and fail repeatedly.

Why does this happen? Somewhere in their “inner” mind programming are old tired ideas, beliefs and inner resistance about lifestyle choices like healthy eating and exercise often built up and ingrained over a long period of time.

Rather than seeing a strong, fit, slim, healthy body as a positive exciting possibility they see it as a source of sacrifice, commitment and effort. Continue reading

Sickness Care Versus Wellness Self-Care

lady walkingIt’s not surprising to find out that the United States makes up 5% of the world’s population yet they consume over 50 percent of the world’s pharmaceutical drugs.

Drugs have side effects…some of them very serious and life threatening. A statistic that is surprising and beyond belief is that medical errors rank as the third cause of death in the US. What does that mean? It means if you are younger than 45, a resident of the US, your number one risk of dying is an encounter with the medical system. Continue reading