Creating a More Just World

Posted by on Jul 14, 2020 in Blog | 0 comments

We all want to see a more just world. And our natural reaction when we either see or experience injustice is to get angry.  Anger can be a useful emotion IF it causes us to stop tolerating the intolerable. But that all depends on what you and I do with our anger. It doesn’t matter if the injustice manifests on a personal, family, or societal level … We have a choice. We can: 1. Lash out in an inchoate and even destructive rage. We’ve all done it to one degree or another at one time or another. 2. Respond in a thoughtful, peaceful, prayerful, yet still vigorous, way...

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Raw Food Cleanse – How am I faring?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Cleanse, Nutrition, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Day 5 of my Raw Food Cleanse.  Overall, I’m feeling great. The only detox symptom I’ve had is a little bit of a nagging headache, most likely from caffeine withdrawal. The one snafu I’ve hit is that I need more calories than the base diet provides. I lost 4 pounds in 2 days and since I’m not trying to lose weight on this diet, I need to make some modifications. So, I’ve added a little bit of quinoa and yams. Obviously, these aren’t raw but at least they are plants so I’m staying in that part of the theme of the program. I’ve observed a couple of things over the last week....

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Yes! I’m Going To Do A Raw Food Cleanse

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Blog, Cleanse, Fitness, Nutrition | 0 comments

I’m excited that I’ll soon be doing a Raw Food Reset Cleanse. Created by Young and Raw, the cleanse is 100% naturopathic doctor reviewed and approved with meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists included. There’s even a Facebook group created just for people in the cleanse. I never really thought about doing a cleanse before. Overall, I eat great. For instance, when I prep for a competition, I eat 100% clean. When not prepping, I eat about 90% clean and organic. I do, however, enjoy wine a few nights each week and sometimes indulge in less than ideal snacks. I always keep my weight...

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Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Blog, Fitness, Nutrition, Recipes | 0 comments

Here’s a great recipe by Marissa Wright.  All ingredients are organic and, boy, does it make a difference!  Enjoy. 😀 Ingredients: 1.5 pounds of skinless, boneless chicken breat meat – cubed 1/8 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, mined 1 teaspoon dried oregano 10 (6 inch) corn tortillas 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1/4 cup salsa Directions: 1. Saute chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat for about 20...

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Are You a Saint?

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Blog, Coaching, Relationships, Spirituality | 0 comments

Today’s post is from my recent newsletter.  I hope you enjoy! ARE YOU A SAINT? If so, you can stop reading.  This message isn’t for you. If you’re not, what’s the problem?  Oh, you’re human.  Got it.  Me too! There are people and organizations who make you angry, aren’t there?  Yeah, me too.  They’re hard to like, much less love.  It’s hard to “love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”  Your first inclination is to want to bury the low life #@!%$#*!.  I understand.  And there are two basic problems with holding anger toward others.  Problem...

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What’s More Important?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Blog, Coaching, Relationships | 0 comments

Whenever I teach persuasion in workshops, I often ask participants, “Do people do things because YOU want them to?”    Ha. Anybody who has kids knows the answer to that.  So, what do you do? Each person has his or her own opinions and will make his or her own choices. You can’t issue commands. “Make it so!”  Don’t we wish?  And don’t we try?  No, people have to want things for themselves.  I’ve been dealing with a family situation lately that brings all this to mind.  Someone I’m very close to has been making choices I don’t...

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