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You CAN Kick The Cheese Habit. Here’s How.

ďCheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promo…

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The 6 Words That Helped Me Stay Sober

25 years ago today, I picked myself from the fetal-position heap I was in†on the middle of my bed and made a decision not to kill myself. Or maybe it was the fleas that made me move. Whatever it …

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I donít want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, youíll find them in your town, in your street, and thereís every chance that youíll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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Are Food Cravings & Addictions Ruling You?

Have you ever had cravings for chocolate or ice cream that would not go away? Have you ever started eating cookies or potato chips and could not stop till you ate the whole bag? Afterward, you fee…

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4 Steps to Heal Sugar Addiction + A Brownie Recipe

Today is day 66 off sugar! Pretty unreal, right? To be clear, I didnít make this commitment out of vanity or to obsess over some new fad diet. My motivation for kicking sugar came from a deep desire t…

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Are You Addicted To Busyness?

How many times have you heard variations on this conversation? Person A: Howís it going? Person B: Iím insanely busy. You know, the usual. Person A: Yeah, me too. Iím scheduling into 2015 already…

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Self-Control as the Path to Happiness

If you ever frequent one of those all-you-can-eat houses of food worship, where balancing chicken wings, potato salad, and chocolate muffins on a 9-inch plate serves as a means of personal achievement…

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A Meditation for Healing Addiction

Letís face it: in some form or another we all suffer from addiction. These days we often turn to drugs, alcohol, food, sex, work, the Internet and many other addictions in an effort to avoid feeli…

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Are You An Undercover Addict?

After graduating college, I went to Europe for a month-long summer study program. Sitting around the big dinner table one of those first nights, a fellow Yank asked one of the European students what t…

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Can Your Commitment To Health Handle Temptation?

Have you ever noticed how every single time you recommit to healthy living, you get sick? (By you, of course, I mean me. And maybe it's not†every single time, but it feels like that right this minu…

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I used to work at a high-stress job, as an officer on board merchant ships. On one occasion a group…

Darlene..... you just don't give up do you.....SO SAD and almost pathetic.....As you didn't have chi…

Most I already do, but there was a good reminder in there too.