Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
I have a motto that if something is not blatantly impossible, there must be a way of doing it.
Sir Nicholas Winton
Sir Nicholas Winton 1909 – 2015. Interview, November 2014. Continue Reading
Be bold, be free, be beautiful, believe, be love, be true to you!
Today’s Modern Food: It’s Not What You Think, examines the truth about our Nation’s food supply. The food we buy today is the product of a business who’s more concerned about their own profits than their customers health and the government regulators are looking out for the interests of the businesses rather than the American people’s well-being.
The Miami Herald wrote on June 23rd 2011, chemically treated produce, highly processed foods, and refined ingredients like white flour and sugar cause sickness and disease as well as a host of minor ailments such as digestive issues and lack of energy. Continue Reading
Our medical systems are broken. Doctors are capable of extraordinary, and expensive treatments, but they are losing their core focus: actually treating people. Doctor and writer Atul Gawande suggests we take a step back and look at new ways to do medicine — with fewer cowboys and more pit crews. Continue Reading
Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me.
Pause and remember — You will make it to the other side of this hardship. One day you will look back with wiser eyes, understanding and gratitude. Hang in there!
Enders’s wonder at the strange ways of the gut is matched only by her incredulity at the limited public knowledge on the subject.
The New York Times
A cheeky up-close and personal guide to the secrets and science of our digestive system
For too long, the gut has been the body’s most ignored and least appreciated organ, but it turns out that it’s responsible for more than just dirty work: our gut is at the core of who we are. Gut, an international bestseller, gives the alimentary canal its long-overdue moment in the spotlight. With quirky charm, rising science star Giulia Enders explains the gut’s magic, answering questions like:
- Why does acid reflux happen?
I believe success is achieved by ordinary people with extraordinary determination.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci