Preventing Malware!

Sometimes a virus can be a nasty thing.  No one likes to have a virus take hold of their body and do what they often do – make life miserable.  However, our bodies are designed to recognize a foreign, viral intruder and put in play a series of highly complex reactions to identify, isolate, immobilize and eliminate the intruder.  Granted, some of these body responses can be quite unpleasant...
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The Big Myth

In our last couple of Blog entries, we have talked about how the choices we make with respect to our health are not only influenced by our paradigm, or worldview, we also talked about how what we do today will impact our future. We also talked about the fact that, by far, the biggest impact on our health and wellness are the choices we make, and not the way we are made. If you haven’t read...
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We All Wear Glasses

Do you wear glasses? Even if you don’t, you actually do but you just may not know it! Each and every day we all make decisions–some little ones and some very big ones–and we also interpret what’s going on around us all through the lenses through which we see the world, and those lenses are your glasses. Invisible as they might seem, we filter everything that we hear, see, do, think and...
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What Is Your Next Step?

        While out photographing wildlife in Algonquin Provincial Park last weekend, I came across this majestic Red Fox walking across a clearing in the woods after a fresh snowfall. I was immediately reminded of a quotation my Dad recorded in my autograph book as a little boy some fifty years ago “Your life lays out before you, like a sheet of driven snow. Be careful...
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Four Very Important Choices

We all know someone who has lived a very unhealthy lifestyle, indulged in all the apparent pleasures of life, and yet appears to be what we would call ‘healthy’.  And, we all know someone who has engaged a very fitness minded lifestyle, and yet suffered from disease.  There are numerous factors that influence our health and there is no guaranteed recipe for a lifestyle of wellness, however...
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What Your Body Needs

Every now and again we read in the news of someone going on a hunger strike, and if they actually decide never to eat any food again, they will live somewhere around 30 or 40 days, depending on circumstances.  So, obviously food (nutrition, vitamins, minerals, calories) is essential for life.  But even more essential for life is water – if we were totally deprived of all water, we would only...
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