Written By: Jim Long on February 5, 2013 No Comment

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Where is the best and most healthy place for weight loss? Much depends on you. What is your lifestyle and mindset? Let’s think about that together.

When you’re trying to lose weight, you can either choose […]

Written By: Jim Long on January 25, 2013 No Comment

Living healthy requires that we reduce stress in our lives.

It is not easy to prevent stress. This is the number one health problem for most people. Although stress it self cannot be a cause of death, the side effects from it can be. So many things cause stress in daily life. It […]

Written By: Jim Long on January 15, 2013 No Comment

Pilates can be of help to those suffering from a disability

Pilates is a form of about five hundred exercises that Joseph Pilates started and was inspired by calisthenics, yoga and ballet as well. These exercises worked to improve the flexibility, strength, and the balance the body has.

Pilates is not only a great physical […]

Written By: Jim Long on January 4, 2013 No Comment

As an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can prevent many of the health problems that seem to come with age. It also helps your muscles grow stronger so you can keep doing your day-to-day activities without becoming dependent on others.

Not doing […]

Written By: Jim Long on December 24, 2012 No Comment

At this wonderful time of year, let us all strive for Peace on Earth. This is a time for family and friends. Possibly a little food along the way. And kids make for great memories. I recall a Christmas Eve with all the kids and a bunch of cousins and two of the Hungry Hippo […]

Written By: Jim Long on December 22, 2012 No Comment


Check out this short video on your attitude.

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Written By: Jim Long on December 13, 2012 No Comment

106. Break the Pattern- get up, work, home, gym, dinner, TV, sleep. Does this sound like your pattern to life, or something similar? Break it up.

107. Find a Balance- it’s all about harmony. Finding that perfect balance comes down to mind, body and spirit. Work on perfecting all three to gain self-importance.

108. Live for the Now- […]

Written By: Jim Long on December 4, 2012 No Comment

We’ve saved the best for last. These uber uplifting and furiously fun self-improvement tips are for you and you alone.

96. Laugh out loud- laugh until your cheeks hurt, laugh until your stomach aches, and laugh until the tears are rolling down your face. You’ve heard it before; laughter is the best medicine.

97. Set daily goals- […]

Written By: Jim Long on November 27, 2012 No Comment

One of the best ways to self improve is to accomplish your goals. This can lead to pride, to self-respect and to a better sense of responsibility.
86. Recognize your own path- when it comes to reaching your goals and improving your life, you need to be the leader. You are in control of what you want […]

Written By: Jim Long on November 16, 2012 No Comment

78. Schedule singles (or alone) nights as well- too much together time can actually lead to a strain in your relationship and cause you to lose touch with your inner self. Make sure you still do alone activities as well as activities together. Go fishing with the boys or plan a Wine Wednesday with the ladies. […]

Written By: Jim Long on November 8, 2012 No Comment

When you have a family, your self-improvement does not stop with just you- your children and your spouse become a big part of you. It’s important to find the harmony in your family relationship in order to improve your overall self worth. Furthermore, for those looking for love, self-improvement often goes hand in hand with […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 24, 2012 One Comment

Money money money…There’s no denying the importance of money and the stress it causes. In fact, one of the main reasons people feel worthless and have low self esteem is due to money-related issues. In these touch economical times, it’s more important than ever to gain control of your financial situation in order to gain […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 16, 2012 No Comment

Your career takes up more than 1/3rd of your life. Most people work at least 40 hours each week. This is why career success lies so heavily on the other aspects of your life. If you are not fully satisfied with your success in the work place, this can negatively impact your entire self worth. […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 9, 2012 No Comment

27. Stop trying to control the things you simply cannot- this is a big one. The Universe works in mysterious ways. You need to accept what has been given to you and stop trying to change what hasn’t. Acceptance is the key to self-improvement.
Think about a getting a pet- a dog or a cat can provide […]

Written By: Jim Long on October 2, 2012 No Comment

It’s not just about your body. In order to improve yourself, you need to improve your mind, spirit and soul as well. Healthy living requires each of us to pay attention to all areas of our life.

19. Develop tolerance and patience- people make mistakes. The first step to finding peace with society and improving your self […]

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