Enhance YOUR Self-Esteem

The way we feel about ourselves has a huge effect on the way we treat ourselves and others, and on the kinds of choices we make. If we are not confident about our own abilities then we tend to not take chances, which mean we limit our success. At the same time, if we are…

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Sorting Through the Bars

Power bars, snack bars, energy bars, protein bars, carb bars, breakfast bars, fruit bars, soy bars, all-natural bars, vitamin bars, fiber bars, meal replacement bars…the list goes on and on and on. Which one is right for you, if any? The first question to ask yourself is what need are you trying to fill? Do…

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Diligence is Serious Business

Imagine what life would be like if we approached each important task with discipline and focus; if we always did our best; if we persevered even when things became difficult or discouraging. What you are “imagining” is the characteristic of diligence, and is a quality that can help us become the best people we possibly…

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EVOLUTION of the Pyramids

When many of you were in grade school, you were taught about the “Four Food Groups.” You were lucky if you came away from that “unit” with the concept of the importance of eating a balanced diet, and the basic knowledge of what a balanced diet actually was. Then came the “Food Pyramid” that graphically…

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Do You Have Self-Discipline?

Self-discipline means that you have the internal strength to control your feelings, behavior, and impulses. People with self-discipline constantly remind themselves to think positively and to control all actions while avoiding negativity. By practicing self-discipline you can achieve long-term goals without being distracted by what could go wrong in the process. Self-discipline also means that…

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SUPERCHARGE Your Diet

A diversifying for “Super Foods” can be found everywhere. Numerous companies, not to mention friends and family, tell you to eat this food or that, promising improved health or more. But do you really need to drink only “antioxidant-rich” grape juice or make tofu your primary protein? The current age of “Super Foods” has the…

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Are You An “Honorable” Athlete?

An “honorable athlete” is someone who can be coached, who accepts responsibility for his or her actions and who is willing to work hard to become better. An honorable athlete is a truly dedicated person who has the drive to overcome obstacles. An honorable athlete also is a great student—-one who is ready, willing, and…

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