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Sexuality Viewed as a Pretty Important Part of a REAL Wellness Lifestyle

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Wellness is a mindset that entails making a conscious set of lifestyle choices. Among them: how to think about and act re sex.

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Want to be Healthy, Fit, Exuberant and Enjoy a High Quality of Life? Eat Chocolates

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It's possible to be well and pursue wellness without chocolates, but why would anyone do such a thing?

 
Introduction: The True Meaning of ‘Eat More Chocolates’

In an era of political correctness, many people waste time being offended. If you are among them, at least pick worthy targets that offend. You might start by being offended by a food industry that devotes little attention to health and a health care industry that devotes even less attention to food. Choosing the right food most of the time is one of the keys to REAL wellness. Consider this: Eat more chocolates.

There Are Two Categories of One Percenters and You Have a Slight Chance of Being a Part of One of Them

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There two different kinds of great divides in America - the grotesquely super rich and the rest of us and the super well and everyone else.

Introduction: Imbalances in Wealth and Lifestyles

Beware the Christian Right's Theocracy Agenda

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America is awash in foolish beliefs, and none is more hazardous than those religious beliefs that threaten secular democracy.

The Day I Got Carried Away at Toastmasters

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The topic assigned for an impromptu speech contest was simply too tempting - while a rant may satisfy, going off on one is hazardous.

(Note to the reader: Some literary license has been taken with the facts but only for artistic purposes, to better convey the drama of the human struggle for existential authenticity and to serve the cause of justice, the dream of human fulfillment and the hope for world peace. This tale is more or less based on an actual event.)

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Isn’t it wonderful that we don’t have a rule everyone must follow? Until last week, it never occurred to me to be grateful for the absence of a single rule everyone had to follow.

My Toastmaster Ice-Breaker: A Run for Mayor of Tampa and my Life as 4 F Spectacles

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My run for mayor and my life - two matters that seem to have turned out for me.

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A few weeks ago, I described my initial experience at Toastmasters International.

There Are No Worksite Wellness Programs, Only Corporate Medically-Based Prevention Efforts Posing as Wellness

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What exists in cost containment, medical management - not wellness. We need REAL wellness.

The term wellness has been hijacked. The Evil Doers guilty of this insidious affront to decency include the medical profession, corporate executives and alternative medicine types. These sectors have unwittingly collaborated in the conversion  of  wellness into disease prevention. In the watered-down wellness model on offer, wellness has been reduced to detection of risk and disease prevention - the absence of chronic illness is the ultimate goal, rather than the promotion of well-being.  

Darwin Day is February 14: A Great Reason to Celebrate Reason

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Do what the Right-Wing, theocratic Congress is unlikely to do: resolve to honor the work of Charles Darwin.

Do You Want to Get Older? If So, Follow These Wellness Tips for Aging Well

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While nothing can obscure the realities of aging, there are actions that can help you live younger.

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This essay is dedicated to the memory of Jeanne Louise Calment (1875-1997). She not only lived a seemingly impossible long life, but also had a memorable sense of humor. Among her better known observations, after people started making a fuss about her longevity in 1985, was this: "I had to wait 110 years to become famous." (Source: Susan Krauss Whitbourne, “Fulfillment at Any Age,” Psychology Today, January 28, 2012).

Improved Men and Women: A Wellness View from the 19th Century

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Read a summary of the key ideas of Robert Ingersoll about an "Improved Man," then enjoy the original version.

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What is wellness but an attempt by men and women to improve themselves, physically and mentally, in all areas of life? It is all of that and no more. What, then, might self-improvement goals for becoming a better person entail for wellness seekers?



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