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September 16, 2012

Bringing Enthusiasm To Life
enthuse yourself and enthuse those around you

"If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind."
Norman Vincent Peale

"The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm."
~ Thomas J. Watson

Enthusiasm first appeared in English in 1603 with the meaning "possession by a god." The source of the word is the Greek enthousiasmos, which ultimately comes from the adjective entheos, "having the god within". Enthusiasm clearly has every day connotations of being "inspired" or "excited". Enthusiasm is a good feeling! I would be willing to bet that most people if required to do a particular task, would (if they knew that they could) choose to it with enthusiasm.

Read this paragraph and then try the following. Close your eyes, go inside and just pay attention. Think of a task that has neutral connotations. Something you probably should do, but you can't honestly say you are fired up by it. If you are anything like me, that shouldn't be too hard! Now, draw your attention to the quality of enthusiasm, and notice how you would feel having introduced the quality of enthusiasm to this task.

Doesn't that feel better! People like enthusiasm. They like feeling enthusiastic, and they like people to feel enthusiastic around them.

"Enthusiasm glows, radiates, permeates and immediately captures everyone's interest." ~ Paul J. Meyer

Enthusiasm affects and infects communication in all directions. If you are explaining something to someone and they start to get enthusiastic about your ideas, then wow don't you start to feel good! Hey, you probably even decide that you really like that person. Here is a person who understands the important things, just like you!

"Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come from miles to watch you burn."
John Wesley

Conversely, your enthusiasm is infectious. People want to be around people who make them feel good. We recognize, at a deep level, that we perform better and appreciate life more fully when we feel enthusiastic (just look back at the origins of the word).

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Winners Stay In The Game!
Max Steingart

The more you try, the greater your chance of succeeding. The law of averages is on your side.

Taking a risk is often your first necessary step toward success. If you don't take some risks, you won't get the chance to succeed. While you are trying, you are winning.

Never get discouraged.

Every wrong attempt is another step forward. People that make no mistakes usually don't make anything.

Make up your mind not merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand defeats. Your mistakes are stepping stones to success and your installment payments to victory.

You can't be a winner and be afraid to lose.

copyright 2012 www.yourdailymotivation.com


Health At Home - Where The Heart Is
five healthy at home tips to keep you tip top

Have you heard the saying, health is in your own hands? Or did you just trust your doctors to know what's right for your body? Doctors are first and foremost a teacher to you. To educate, empower, and enhance your bodies function and response to what you do with it, including the genetics that made you, and environment you put yourself in. The latin word, docere, is where the word doctor is derived. Some doctors want to not only teach you how health is achieved, but also gained and more so, maintained. Naturopathic doctors (N.D.), Medical doctors (M.D), Chiropractors (D.C.'s) and other allied health professionals are creating a paradigm shift in our healthcare system.

Answer this question, do you do what your doctor says, as in what he or she says is good for your health? Do you do your homework for health? That is breathe, eat, and move properly? Are you a human being or a human doing? Do you think your health is important? To you or your loved ones? Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn't have your health?

Depending on your answers to those questions, you may decide it's time to make a change, in your heart for what matters most. Here are your 5 heart health tips to live a positively passionate life:

1. Love: Yourself and others, it makes the world go around. This is not only an action, but a way of thinking. Only tell yourself loving things about yourself, and speak the same about others. express

2. Diet: Try consuming food as if you were a hunter and gatherer, meaning plenty of vegetables, fruit, nuts/seeds, and meat sparingly but matching your protein requirements daily.

3. Exercise: Combine resistance and cardio for optimal performance of your body temple. At one time we were made to run from the tiger, lion or other predictor. Now we fall into being sitting prey by not creating the time in our life needed to move it!

4. Emotions: The heart is not only a functioning organ in the physical sense, but has a spiritual side and needs to express feelings that are held inside it. If these feelings or emotions don't get expressed that can be toxic and create an energetic disturbance.

5.Experts: See a preventative Cardiologist, such as Dr. Mimi Guarneri author of The Heart Speaks  or Dr. William Davis author of Wheat Belly .

Your health is in your hands, but at times it may matter more to your loved ones, and if they are asking you to make some positive changes, if you can't do it for yourself, do it for them!

The I in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are we.  ~Author unknown, as quoted in Mimi Guarneri, The Heart Speaks : A Cardiologist Reveals the Secret Language of Healing [1]

[1] http://www.quotegarden.com/health.html

In Good Health & Beauty,
Dr. Alisha Moadab, N.D.
Dr. Alisha N.D.

This information and other information on this site is intended for general reference purposes only and is not intended to address specific medical conditions. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a medical exam. Prior to participating in any exercise program or activity, you should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional. No information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition.


Power in Honesty
Staying True to Your Word

Your honest word is one of your most precious and powerful possessions.

Promises are easily made. Keeping them often proves more difficult because when we are pressured to strive always for perfection, we find it simpler to agree to undertake impossible tasks than to say no. Likewise, there is an infinite array of circumstances that conspire to goad us into telling falsehoods, even when we hold a great reverence for truth. When you endeavor to consistently keep your word, however, you protect your reputation and promote yourself as someone who can be trusted to be unfailingly truthful. Though your honesty may not always endear you to others—for there will always be those who fear the truth—you can nonetheless be certain that your integrity is never tarnished by the patina of deceit. Since frankness and sincerity form the basis of all life-enriching relationships, your word is one of your most precious and powerful possessions.

When we promise more than we can deliver, hide from the consequences of our actions through falsehoods, or deny our true selves to others, we hurt those who were counting on us by proving that their faith was wrongly given. We are also hurt by the lies we tell and the promises we break. Integrity is the foundation of civilization, allowing people to live, work, and play side by side without fear or apprehension. As you cultivate honesty within yourself, you will find that your honor and reliability put people at ease. Others will feel comfortable seeking out your friendship and collaborating with you on projects of great importance, certain that their positive expectations will be met. If you do catch yourself in a lie, ask yourself what you wanted to hide and why you felt you couldn’t be truthful. And if life’s surprises prevent you from keeping your word, simply admit your error apologetically and make amends quickly.

Since the path of truth frequently represents the more difficult journey, embarking upon it builds character. You can harness the power of your word when you do your best to live a life of honesty and understand what motivates dishonesty. In keeping your agreements and embodying sincerity, you prove that you are worthy of trust and perceive values as something to be incorporated into your daily existence.


Diabetic Safe Low Glycemic No Added Sugar Cranberry Apple Crisp
Serves: 10
Serving Size: 1 piece
Carbs Per Serving: 5.6 g
Prep Time:<60 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

5 medium tart apples, sliced
1 tablespoon whole grain flour or almond meal
2 cups whole-berry no-added sugar cranberry sauce (see recipe here)
1/4 cup Fructevia, Steviva Blend or a tiny dash Steviva Brands Pure Stevia Powder

3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
1 tablespoon molasses
1/4 cup Fructevia, Steviva Blend or a tiny dash Steviva Brands Pure Stevia Powder
1/4 cup whole grain flour or almond meal
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons oat bran
2 tablespoons canola or olive oil
2 tablespoons coconut oil (or butter), melted
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Greek style yogurt, optional topping

In a large bowl, combine apples and flour; toss to coat.

Stir in cranberry sauce.

Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.

In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over apple mixture.

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender.

Serve with frozen Greek style yogurt with a dash of sweetener. (optional)

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