Many people drag through the day, make mistakes, and feel unhappy or lethargic when they don’t get a good night’s sleep. Sleeping properly is a really important aspect of life that you shouldn’t ignore or neglect. It can make a big difference in helping you to feel terrific when you wake up and be able to face [...]
Our family had an unusually memorable Thanksgiving this year. We actually had a live turkey in our yard and not turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. I asked the family what everyone wanted to contribute to the dinner. My son wanted to do the turkey, he’s the one in our family that has come to like animal [...]
Fasting is not something you would normally want to do. Who wants to go hungry? You don’t want to become anorexic. And why would you even consider fasting? Well, there are actually some benefits to fasting every once in a while. Studies show that occasional fasting is in reality very good for your health. It’s [...]
My husband and I are celebrating our 28th anniversary. We have a good marriage, but it takes patience and effort. So, he is this
The phrase “and they thirsted not” comes from a scripture in Isaiah describing the children of Israel as they wandered in the desert. I was reading this from Nephi’s version and realized that what it might really be saying is they didn’t desire to be close to the Lord.
I have raised my kids to be friendly and accepting towards all kinds of people. Consequently, some of my daughters happen to have gay friends. And, for those of us who know gay people personally, we have found that they are great people with fun personalities. One daughter once said that gay guys were the [...]
One of the reasons I know a lot about health is that I search for answers and know how to find them. I’m picky about what I believe. I don’t believe everything that the medical establishment recommends. I think the knowledge they have is great but limited. Nobody knows everything, and we all have our [...]
Valentine’s day is over and now the stinkin’ thinkin’ can return. Has your spouse called you a skunk? Do you think your lovey dovey has turned into a skunk? Well, it doesn’t have to be so bad. You can turn your skunk day into a happy skunk day. Now, how many marriages have one or [...]
The last week I have been wondering why I haven’t had any colds or flus in the last few years. What is the real cause of colds and flus and why do I seem to be so immune? I’m not even afraid of anything anyone else has. I’m curious, because sometimes I just don’t care [...]
My son comes home once a month or so. He is in the Army National Guard, and he has guard duty a certain weekend each month. He served in Iraq and has made it home safely in answer to our prayers. He knew he could have died, but he is a good soul and is [...]
This is my story of how I went from looking pregnant to having a flat belly in a few months. I didn’t have to exercise, I just made one major change in my diet. There are some unhealthful fats that are in cheese, meats, and eggs that tend to get put into storage by the [...]
There are two main approaches to health. One involves taking personal responsibility; changing your diet and exercising for starters. Then, there is the approach of
How often do you call your best friend? I guess that depends on how much you need a best friend. Maybe you are married to your best friend, so you have an opportunity to talk more often. Having a friend is good for your health. And, if you have chosen the
Well, here we are in the middle of the winter and flu season. Ideally, everyone should have gotten plenty of sunshine during the warmer days to last them through the winter. Sunshine on the skin is the best source of vitamin D. And, vitamin D is one vitamin that can be stored in the body [...]
What kinds of things can you notice in nature? Well, there is the sunrise and the sunset. There are mountains, rocks, and flowers. There are little animals that do funny things. I remember when we first moved into our house, there was only desert for our backyard. And, one day as I was doing the [...]
Well, now it’s time to be making some New Year’s Resolutions. But, you don’t want to just try and then fail in the first week or month with your efforts to be a better person. Here are five, helpful, inspirational tips so you can succeed with your goals.
Let’s face it. We live in a pretty wicked world, and…, being wicked is not good for your health:) There is the guilt, the depression, and the realization that you’ve really messed your life up something big. And, feeling low like that depresses your immune system, as well as having a monumental impact on the [...]
OK, I guess I have to do one more explanation on this topic of smear campaigns. If something bothers you, it’s good to express your feelings and not your temper as found on this link for mental health tools. I really don’t like to get into arguments with people, but there are times when I do speak [...]
Have you heard the saying that “what goes around comes around”, or how about “judge not that ye be not judged”, or “the karma that comes back to you”? Basically, what you send out in thoughts, words, and energy tends to come back to you. Send out negative and negative comes back. Well, from a [...]
I had an awesome spiritual experience the other day. It wasn’t as momentous as the beautiful spring morning when Joseph Smith went to a grove to pray and saw a glorious light come down from heaven, in which he saw God, the Father, and His Son, Jesus Christ as two separate, bright, immortal, exalted beings.