Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Friday, April 20, 2012
At the start of the new millennium the Dalai Lama issued eighteen rules for living.
1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
3. Follow the three Rs: 1. Respect for self 2. Respect for others 3. Responsibility for all your actions.
4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
7. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
8. Spend some time alone every day.
9. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
11. Live a good, honourable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.
12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past.
14. Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.
15. Be gentle with the earth.
16. Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.
17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
18. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Today we know smoking is a major risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disease which is the number one cause of death worldwide, and with obesity and diabetes on the rise it doesn't appear that that trend is likely to change anytime soon.
The good news is that you may be able to prevent cardiovascular disease by adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here's how!
- Don't smoke or use tobacco. (Click Link)
- Exercise for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week. (Click Link)
- Eat a heart-healthy diet. (Click Link)
- Maintain a healthy weight. (Click Link)
- Get regular health screenings. (Click Link)
Food for thought:
- How do today's t.v. and online commercials/ads influence our lifestyle choices?
- Have companies become more cleaver, or have they become more transparent in the way they market there products?
Posted by Living A Healthy Happy Life at 9:52 AM