All tagged body

Biggest Missing Link In Spiritual Teachings

A big missing link in spiritual teachings that's not being given adequate attention just keeps popping up in my field of awareness. Again! There must be a reason for that. Whenever I tried to ignore it, it would surface up again and again. Every time it did surface up, it would stir up my heart and...

How To Live A Meaningful Life...

One of the biggest existential questions we all ask at one point or another, isn't it? How to live a life of meaning, of greatness, of rich human experiences that expand body, mind & Soul? When I asked this very question in one of my contemplative moments, here is what came out.

Fitness of the Body, Mind, Spirit

Having been working in the fitness industry as a personal trainer for over a decade and half of that as a massage therapist, I’ve grown to see and appreciate the need for a holistic way of taking care of the human body, an approach integrating Body, Mind and Spirit. Since the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, it makes sense to give equal attention to all the components, instead of just one. We have placed such big emphasis on optimal functioning of the physical body, as if that’s all there was to it. 

As I was thinking about an interesting topic to blog about I decided to Google the word “diet”. Oh boy wasn't I completely blown away by the variety of what’s out there. It’s mind-boggling. Fresh diet, Gene smart diet, Jenny Craig, The Zone, Grapefruit diet, Step, Fruit flush diet, The Hormone diet, You-On a diet, 5 Factor diet, the list goes on and on and on. Despite the fact that there is so much information out there, how come people are still confused about diets, healthy eating and living healthy life styles?

Haven’t you heard these words hundreds of times before? I bet you have! You have probably also heard that skinny people have faster metabolism than folks with more weight. Get ready for a big surprise because it is not the case at all. As the matter of fact, it is the other way round. Thinner people have slower metabolic rate than fatter people. Let me explain what metabolism is.