From the category archives:

Energy

Do You Want To Live Longer?

by Stephen Mills July 24, 2010
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I think the key is where the emphasis lies; whether it is on the word live or on the word longer. People are concerned about quality of life in old age; things like losing their health, losing their mind, and losing their ability to live independently. I don’t want to live like that either. Those humans who live to a very advanced age, like the current record holder Jeanne Calmet who died in 1997 at the age of 122, don’t just live longer; they age slower. They stay healthy, vibrant, alert, and independent into advanced ages. Jeanne was still riding her bicycle at 100, a good 20 years after the average woman has already died.

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Waves of Activity and Renewal

by Stephen Mills June 9, 2010
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The way we work and live is not conducive to maximal effectiveness. In our rush-around modern lives we try to live by one long pulse during the day and then rest at night. We are working too long and too continuously. We are burning up our mental and emotional reserves without giving them a chance to renew.

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How to Improve Your Willpower

by Stephen Mills December 30, 2009
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“There is nothing that matters more in goal accomplishment than the ability to resist the urge to give in to little voices that tell us that it’s okay to quit when the going gets tough… The key to success with any goal is to withstand temptation and persist through discomfort.” – Caroline Adams

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Get High on Life With Enthusiasm

by Stephen Mills June 26, 2009
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Enthusiasm and negativity spread out from you like a contagious disease. Imagine the difference, and it’s not hard to imagine, in your children depending upon whether you nag them to death or enthusiastically support their positives? Imagine the difference in your spouse?

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Energize Your Success – Exercise

by Stephen Mills May 31, 2009
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Exercise that increases your cardiovascular fitness will actually increase your body’s ability to produce energy. Some very good studies have confirmed that moderate aerobic exercise increases the energy of otherwise sedentary people.

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Energize Your Success – Potassium

by Stephen Mills May 30, 2009
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A Paleolithic diet of natural whole food would contain a potassium-sodium ratio of about 17 to 1. A modern American diet contains a ratio of about 1 to 1.7. Do I really need to say any more?

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Energize Your Success – Use The Right Fuel

by Stephen Mills May 28, 2009
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You wouldn’t put diesel fuel in a rocket or rocket fuel in a truck. They each were made to run on a certain kind of fuel and so are you. If you put poor quality fuel into your body, you are going to have a poor result. One result will be a lack of energy, or in any case a less than optimal amount of energy. Remember, you are essentially drugging your body every time you eat. Put in good drugs.

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Energize Your Success – Decrease Distress

by Stephen Mills May 26, 2009
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You need to energy to be successful. Your brain and the rest of your body run on energy. What happens in one part of you body impacts the rest of it. Mental exhaustion is really just physical exhaustion occurring in one part of your body. It saps the strength and energy from other parts. You might not think physical energy matters that much, especially if you are more intellectually oriented. But it matters and I think it matters a great deal.

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