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A Quiet Mind Creates a Garden of Inner Peace

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait. You need not even wait, just learn to become quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no other choice. It will roll in ecstasy at […]

Playing To Win The Most

never play to lose the least Life is an all-in game. You cannot dip your toe into the pool of life and expect amazing results. You have to jump in all the way. So says one of the people I love the most in this world. When I go through the list of things that […]

Tis The Season For Portion Control

how watching portions will allow you holiday sweets and treats Tis the season where sweets and treats are abundant, tempting and in your face at the office, home, friends and just about everywhere. We are hit with a slew of temptations from now until the New Year making it harder to stick with exercise and […]

Avoiding the Gift of Holiday Weight Gain

Five solid tips on curtailing the temptation of over-indulgences I can’t even believe that next week is Thanksgiving. Wow, it’s hard to believe that a year has nearly past and the holidays are now upon us. Since the holiday season is nearly here, Steviva Brands is here to offer you some sound advice that can […]

You Only Have Thirty Days To Live

doing what we really want to do The other day I was working at my desk and had a nice big stretch. Arms in the air, back arched I scratched under my arm. That’s weird… that feels like a lump. I felt under my other arm and guess what. No lump. I felt under the […]

Chart a New Course For Your Life

ten easy steps to change the direction of your life and find your higher calling In a past life I was an executive at a Fortune 100 company. While the pay was excellent and the stock options and benefits were outstanding, there was still something missing. I was completely thankful for the opportunity and to […]

Generosity and Blessings

giving your hope and approval I was listening to Jack Kornfield’s lecture on Generosity this morning. It is really beautiful and a great way to spend the morning. Hear it at http://diydharma.org/audio/by/artist/jack_kornfield What struck me is his intimation that giving ones blessing to another is an act of generosity. All religions from Judaism to Islam, […]

Looking Out For Number One

a community of support and healing Often I find myself taken aback by the little serendipitous occurrences that happen to me – it seems in succession. This was a week filled with coincidences. It started with a long planned trip to Maui with my daughter that came crashing to an abrupt end when she became […]

What’s In Your Litter Box?

letting go of the past to embrace the present An acquaintance of mine once told me that if you have one foot in the present and one in the past you are dumping on your present. When you break it all down you find that the past no longer exists that is because well… it’s […]

The Grapefruit Should Be Called Greatfruit

several benefits of eating grapefruit This time of year I am always trying to feed my body copious amount of vitamin C. Most because I am trying to avoid getting sick. While friends and family commonly come down with bad colds, I come away fairly unscathed. I attribute this to my friend the grapefruit.This year […]

Getting Skinny on Six Meals a Day

more on eating less more often We’re so used to hearing people talk about eating less food that it’s become weight-loss doctrine. But as you remember from the physiology of metabolism, you have to eat more often to change your body composition. The new philosophy I want you to keep in mind is “energy balance.” […]

It’s Time To Face The Music

the healing and motivational qualities of music I have traveled abroad quite a bit and what I found is the common thread between all persons on this earth is music. Sheet music is the same here as it is in China, Russia Africa everywhere. Music is our common language. Music moves our souls. It can […]

Silencing the Committee

10 tips on terminating negative internal dialog Let’s face it, we all battle the little voices in our head that second guess what we are doing or offer criticism for what we have done. I encountered a little bit of it myself yesterday. I decided to explore from where that little critical voice originated. English […]

Alec Baldwin’s War on Weight Gain

Alec Baldwin Battling Type 2 Diabetes

turning around impending diabetes How many of you read about Alec Baldwin? Well, if you didn’t here’s the skinny. He went to the doctor for a check up and the prognosis was he was heading down the path of Type II Diabetes. Flash forward four months. Have you seen him lately? He dropped over 30 […]

Living In Gratitude

being thankful to all that is for all that is Our lives can be such a treasure trove of rich and beautiful experiences if we just allow it into our lives. For some of us this process might not be completely clear considering circumstances that may surround us. This is where faith comes in; the […]

Closing One Door to Open Another

Not all those who wander are lost. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Countless times we have all heard a friend or colleague say if only I had a new job or new partner, new house… infinitum. And thus the never ending conundrum of always wanting what believe we can not have. A wise sage once told me […]

Listening to Your Inner Guide

5 Ways to tap into and trust your intuition Listening to your intuition is one of the most powerful assets you can carry in your saving account of personal development tools. But, it is one of the most difficult to tap into. Most of us do not trust our intuition fully. Not because our intuition […]

Breaking The Habits That Make You Fat

little decisions that can take you from fat to fit According to recent research, the average person makes 200 decisions every day that will influence his or her weight. And most of these decisions aren’t monumental choices, most, in fact, are small choices, habits if you will, that over time can take us to two […]

Battle Scars

healing the wounds from our past We all have them. From the actual scars that our warriors have both mental and physical to the traumas each one of has experienced on our journeys through this life. Most of us carry these with us until the end and a few of us find a way to […]

Exchanging The Gift of Holiday Weight Gain

9 easy tips to get you skinny in the new year If you are like me then you are looking to drop your holiday weight gain. Here are a few tips to help you say good bye and good reddens to your gut. Eat eggs for breakfast. A study in Nutrition Research found that people […]

Out with the Resolutions and in with a Promise

the one promise you must keep It seems that every New Year’s Eve I go through the routine of outlining my goals for the next year followed by a thorough and scrutinous review of the previous year’s goals and what I did and did not achieve. So much has happened in my world as well […]

A New Year and A Healthier You

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important health screening you should be considering Today can be gleamed at as the first day of the rest of your life, the turn of the calendar and a new page and start for you! What story do you want to be written for yourself in 2012? Are  you making some healthy new years resolutions, […]

Festivities + Fun = Health + Happiness

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three important ingredients in the formula of a quality life It is the time of year when we are gathering with friends and family for different festivities intended to be full of fun, however they sometimes lead us to stress simultaneously. Stress is different for each person, but for everyone it can wreak havoc on […]

Out With The Old and In With The New

using the new year as a springboard for renewal 2011 was certainly a very intense year. It was filled with protest and strife for some of the world. For others maybe 2011 was a good year but, regardless of the quality of your year, in the next few days we bid a farewell to 2011 […]

Tis The Season For Portion Control

how watching portions will allow you holiday sweets and treats Tis the season where sweets and treats are abundant, tempting and in your face at the office, home, friends and just about everywhere. We are hit with a slew of temptations from now until the New Year making it harder to stick with exercise and […]

Breezing Through The Holidays with a Positive Mental Attitude

ho ho how a positive mental attitude can affect your health and holiday Nothing else contributes as much to one’s sense of well being and health as a positive mental attitude especially during the holidays. A Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) can make a crucial difference to our lives. The difference between brooding over our problems […]

Steviva Brands Say that Support from family holds the key to beating the Holiday bulge.

Holidays are a time for family and friends, but also present the perfect opportunity to keep off the weight – says Steviva Brands President. Celebrating a holiday is always a special occasion. But for dieters – the coming together of family and friends can lead to weight gain, lack of motivation and overeating all of […]

Extend An Invitation To Share In Your Bounty

giving thanks for what we have by giving What started as a harvest festival within the original 13 colonies of the United States , Thanksgiving has morphed into a holiday to express gratitude and thanks for what we have and to share our table with friends and family. This has been a tough year for […]

Low Carb Living Is Now INDEX

  We’re all guilty of doing it at one time or another. We know we’re not hungry, but there is a small voice in our head telling us to eat something. The battle begins.The next thing we know, we’re in the kitchen eating from a bag of chips, the cookie jar, or dishing out the […]

If I Didn’t Do It Somebody Else Would Have

A random act of kindness can change the world we live if If I didn’t do it, somebody else would have. That simple phrase makes my stomach hurt because that is a rationalization for somebody who has obviously compromised their values and the expense of another. Or is it? That is a phrase I am very […]

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