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Written By: Jim Long on October 4, 2010 No Comment

Meditation can be the road to a healthy body, mind and spirit. With so many activities vying for our attention, maintaining focus can be a problem.

The Internet is one of those distractions. There are many different websites that will give us entertainment. These sites can include games, video and so much more […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 28, 2010 No Comment

No, I’m not toasting you over drinks at the club. Really, I lift to you (figuratively) a glass of V-8 . I’m not just talking about your physical health. You need a healthy mind and a healthy spirit as well as a healthy body.

Does that exhaust you? Are you tired of all the lists of […]

Written By: Jim Long on September 20, 2010 No Comment

Reliving the Past: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Common among war veterans, rape victims, and others who can experienced terrifying events, post-traumatic stress disorder is a conditions that is characterized by the gripping fear persistent due to flashback thoughts of an ordeal. Post-traumatic stress disorder, also called PTSD can hurt a person’s work, social, and family lives.

There are […]

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Written By: Jim Long on August 10, 2010 No Comment

Yoga as exercise

Yoga is a meditation exercise that has been around for centuries and came about from the traditions of Buddha and Hindu. There are many people who have let go of the religious aspect of the yoga exercise program, but has used it because the techniques include a lot of benefits. You will find […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 23, 2010 No Comment

Will Rogers, who died before most of us were born, remains one of our finest humorists. Here are some of his musings.

First- Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.

Second- The older we get, the fewer things seem worth standing in line for.

Third- Some people […]

Written By: Jim Long on May 14, 2010 No Comment

How can we help others who are suffering from stress? Is there a healthy option? Do we have the skills needed to help? Yes! We must extend ourselves for others in simple yet positive ways.

If you know someone that is dealing with a lot of stress, you may want to help him or her deal […]

Written By: Jim Long on March 29, 2010 One Comment

A healthy body and mind is a by-product of  Pilates.

If you are using Pilates all the time, you will see a huge change in the way you feel and look and even the way that you perform.

Pilates is going to build up strength with no worries about being bulky.  It will give you a sleek […]

Written By: Jim Long on March 21, 2010 No Comment

Reducing your Stress Using Meditation

Many people have stress these days.  We have it due to school, work or home issues.  There are some people that can leave it all behind while others are facing the burden everyday.

The Art of Stress

With General Adaptation Syndrome, the model designed by Hans Selye, identified the three stages that people […]

Written By: Jim Long on February 23, 2010 No Comment

We live in a very fast world.  There are going to be things that happen so fast and we are not usually able to react as quickly as we would like.  We may even lose our ability to think in a split second and make decisions.

It should not be this way.  We need to slow […]

Written By: Jim Long on January 15, 2010 No Comment

The old expression ”  mind over matter”  is better understood with the benefit of meditation.  People that are dealing with some kind of physical pain should realize what meditation could do.

Let’s look at a couple of different methods of meditation so that you can relieve pain.

First,using concentration in meditation can really help ease someone’s suffering […]

Written By: Jim Long on November 16, 2009 No Comment

There are different phobias for different people.  We all have issues that we need to work through. Some do not like to speak in front of people and it can stop them from doing what they love or need to do.

Meditation is one idea for people to think about when they are feeling trapped by […]

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Written By: Jim Long on September 14, 2009 2 Comments

Is meditation a healthy option for you?  Will meditation improve your mental outlook?  Will your spirit be lifted through meditation?

Medication started  several millennia ago.  There were no records that we are able to point out when it exactly began but there are many civilizations that started today’s meditation exercises.

India is well known for their meditation […]

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