Amaze Yourself

Years ago my husband and I went skiing for the first time in Durango, CO. At the top of the slope, he would ski down the blue run while I took the green beginner run. Yes, the bunny slope. I never fell, not once. I was careful, a bit slow, but I didn't fall. He fell a...

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Reading Food Labels

Reading Food Labels Reading food labels is one of the most effective ways of determining the right kind of food to buy in the supermarket. It lets you make sensible food selections. The food label includes valuable information, especially to a diabetic. Admittedly,...

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Obesity and Diabetes: Know the connection!

Diabetes is a complex group of diseases with a variety of causes. People with diabetes have high blood glucose, also called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia. Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism, the way the body uses digested food for energy. The digestive tract...

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A Dozen Reasons to Resist Diabetes Miracle Cure Hype

A Dozen Reasons to Resist Diabetes Miracle Cure Hype Not all diabetes products are hype, but many are. While some true experts offer good non-prescription solutions, many are less than beneficial “miracle cures” created by marketers. How do you tell the difference?...

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Adding to Weight Loss Confusion

I just read an article that proclaimed scientists have discovered “something” in the blood of overweight people that isn’t there for those who are not overweight.  Apparently, it prevents overweight people from ever losing weight “even when they do everything right.” ...

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Is Hype Stealing Your Progress?

Trying to reboot your health?  Not making the progress you expected? If you’re going by all the hype from ads, you’ve been set up to fail! Let’s look at a couple reasons that might be frustrating you and how to change that. If you already have a plan, and you’re...

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The Right Training

The Internet has leveled the learning playing field with training, information, programs, and new opportunities every day.  When it comes to getting that easy business windfall as advertised by so many online pitches, it’s easy to feel like all we really need is the next training or product we just heard about.  But beware of Wishes in the form of Bright Shiney objects that scream This One is that elusive, no-effort-required, magic bullet. None are.  But wait…the next one might be…

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The Challenge of Wishes

Did you know that most lottery winners are broke in five years? Why? Winning isn’t a skill. Lotteries are wishes, and while some wishes do come true, it’s more luck. Those lottery winners didn’t learn to manage their money well before their wish came true. Learning those skills isn’t sexy. It doesn’t sound like fun. It’s easier to think “It’s mine, so I’ll spend it any way I want.” Until it’s gone.

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