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Treat our Bodies as Temples

I believe an old testament biblical passage challenged both faithful and unfaithful to treat their bodies as temples. I’ll type away today on practical aspects of bodily temples, trying to reflect back ~ 25 centuries when water was scarce, pork … Continue reading

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No excuse, Sir or Ma’am

Following my theme of wellness as an extended journey with speedbumps, confusing road signs, GPS mis-directions and such: Individual Responsibility and Accountability are next on my blogging plate. No excuse, sir was one of my five boot camp (Plebe Summer) … Continue reading

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ZZZZZZ

I wanted to title this post “The Big Sleep“, yet author Raymond Chandler and Detective Marlowe might take exception to my aggressive choice. So, I’ll stick with out alphabet’s last letter, and dwell on invaluable power of deep restorative sleep … Continue reading

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What do you do with a drunken Sailor?!

Today’s interesting match of  Friday the 13th with our U.S. Navy’s 242nd birthday gave me pause to think about the words of this old sea shanty, grog, and alcohol’s effect on sleep, performance and wellness. What to Do? Putting a … Continue reading

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Madam Secretary (Clinton) and I agree on at least 1 practice

Have you practiced relaxation regularly?  If yes – yea!  If not, you might give some reasonably quick techniques a try. Today’s SD Union Tribune [ thanks Kim Weeks]  cited Hillary Clinton’s “alternate nostril breathing” or NADI SHODHANA for yoga advocates … Continue reading

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Flu(s) season is approaching

Whether or not you opt for a flu shot this fall is certainly your call. Me? My MD advised that my age and a prior bout with “atypical” mycoplasma pneumonia were indicators of benefits outweighing my potential downsides.  I agree. … Continue reading

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Change Cancer statistics – well-being and fitness can make dramatic differences

Though I am not a medical practitioner, I’ve had MDs and health care professionals remind me that some cancers are preventable – with personal diet, fitness and/or smart environmental moves. Our American Cancer Society (ACS) reports these alarming statistics for … Continue reading

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