One Solitary Life

Here is a young man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another village. He worked in a carpenter’s shop until He was thirty. Then for three years He was an itinerant preacher. He never owned a home. He never wrote a book. He never held an office. He never had a family. He never went to college. He never put His foot inside a big city. He never traveled two hundred miles from the place He was born. He never did one of the things that usually accompany greatness.…

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SMILE :)

They say, “A smile is a curve that sets everything straight” and it really can be….. Studies have shown that smiling can immediately boost your overall health – From lifting your mood, lowering your stress levels and blood pressure, By boosting your Immune System and helping it to function more effectively. Pain relief might be the last thing you’d associate with smiling and laughter, but there are, indeed, links. The Mayo Clinic reports that laughter causes your body to release its own natural painkillers – and it turns out that the fountain of youth might be right under your nose.…

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Pause…..

When in doubt, Pause When angry, Pause When tired, Pause When Stressed, Pause And when paused, Pray…… Take time to talk to God, firstly giving thanks for all your blessings, And yes you have many blessings, you just might not see them today, for when you pray, God listens, when you listen, God talks and when you believe – God works. We must pray to have eyes to see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the worst and a soul that keeps the connection and never loses faith in God.

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Foods to improve Mental Health and Wellness….

We all know the benefits of fresh, healthy food on the body – but how about the mind?  Recent research has found evidence that the lack of key nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, B-vitamins, zinc, magnesium, and vitamin D, result in depressive symptoms. In fact, clinical treatment often involves supplementing one or more of these nutrients. The fact that we can get plenty of vitamin D with just a few minutes in the sun is one indicator that modern lifestyle patterns are missing essential components for optimal health. Here are some of the top picks to help feed your brain…

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Self-Care…..

We ALL have tough moments; sometimes we have tough days, weeks, months or even years. But during those times, it is even more important to practice self-care (taking care of yourself physically, emotionally, spiritually and socially) as well as improving your outlook and self-compassion (treating yourself the way you would treat a friend). When we’re struggling, it’s hard to remember that things will eventually get better. But they always do!! Remind yourself that EVERYTHING heals in time, your heart heals, your mind heals, wounds heal, your happiness is going to come back, bad times don’t last! So, in the meantime,…

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