Posts tagged Health

New Category! 30 Day Challenge #1: Stop Drinking Soft-Drinks

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.”-  Mark Twain

 

No Thank you Mayor Bloomberg, I can Make my Own Decisions

I’m sure that most of you have heard about the ban on sugary beverages that are over 16 oz. in New York City.  Despite whether or not it will help people lose weight, I don’t generally agree with what I consider unnecessary regulation.  If a company wants to sell a product, and a person wants to buy it, I don’t see why any outside party should have a say on the subject.  Unfortunately though, it seems More >

Early Retirement: “If You Fail to Plan, then You Plan to Fail”

“”By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”-  Benjamin Franklin

Let’s Talk Cash

Although I haven’t focused a whole lot on money to this point, I do see personal finance as one of this blog’s cornerstones.  I think that money plays such an important role in our lives, that it is not enough to simply say, “you should save,” but rather, we need to adjust our entire life philosophy before we can really tackle some of the challenges people face when it comes to money.  Hence why I’ve spent so much time harping on Stoicism and other seemingly unrelated topics.  Now that much of the More >

Defeating the Six Specters of Life: Part 4- The Fear of Ill-health

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.” -Gilbert K. Chesterton

Full Disclosure

I’ll be completely honest with you guys, when I first started this series, I had no idea how I was going to tackle this particular Specter.  I really just hadn’t come face to face with him yet, not personally.  I have seen plenty of ill-health within my family, and even saw my Grandmother succumb to it when I was a child.  However, I have yet to really go one on one against it.  You could say that I’ve been More >

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