Dieting is a long term commitment where many individuals fail at. Any number of proven diets out there only tell you the success stories. Said weight loss programs never tell their potential customers about the many dieting failures. As I go in my journey to a better life, and moderate some habits, I realize that it is a long road. Hopefully my own past errors and the past mistakes of others will give me better foresight. Nearly a week later, here are a few things I have discovered.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Many individuals see their doctor at least twice a year. Doctors would be those who should know how to diagnosis various health issues and give the patient some options to better their lives. The idea of what a doctor should do is this. Many times, even the most noble of medical professionals have been thrown off track by being closed minded.
The actual formal schooling is only the beginning of the education. There is still much more to learn that can occur beyond the school walls. The medical profession is no different than this. There are just some doctors who refuse to admit that. Therefore they do not understand that diagnosis is just more than just one option. There are several options and the patient should be given them all, to make the decision they feel the most comfortable with.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Caffeine is a rather popular indulgence. Many of feel the urge to drink a cup of coffee or a soda to kick start our day. It is a process which tends to really get us going. Or so it seems? In reality, caffeine does give us a false sense that we have energy. It is a boost that can burn you out rather quickly and just leave you feel more drained.
For years and years, I drank a lot of Pepsi. Obviously, it can be very addictive and tastes great. Not bad to have one can every now and again but some people drink five and six cans a day. In addition, they may also drink about three eight ounce bottles each and every day. It does not have to be Pepsi, it could be Coca-Cola or any other brand name of soda out there. Coffee is another big one.
Yet, I moderated my habits, until I all but cut out the soda drinking and any other caffeine. Even the so called caffeine free colas have their own potential health risks.
So, without further delay, let us talk about what caffeine can do to you. If you drink it too early in the morning, too late in the day, or really the potential health risks will be discussed. This is based on my experiences, so obviously some people may vary.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Stress is a really awful thing to say the very least. There are just many times where people let their stress get right to them and cause them some torment and torture. People find ways to cope with stress that are wonderful. Hobbies are found. People will do more to reign in more of their lives.
Yet there are other times where many individuals tend to overindulge right in the finer things in life. There are many vices that rule the world. As people give into those stresses, it becomes a bad situation.
So how does stress get to people?
For one thing, no matter what, there is a lot of bad things going on in our world. The news tends to really elaborate on those things. Why not, as more people are drawn by tragedy than they are by any happy glorious fluffy story. That is just a horrific fact of the real world.
It is important to keep information about the goings on in the world. With that being said, there are instances where the problems in the world are out of control. Given the current state of the economy and the fact people seem to be at each other’s throats in general, people have plenty to get upset.
It is worth of getting upset. When you start getting obsessed, that’s where the problems start in.
Money is a really big problem. It is the circle of life. We make money, we budget money, then we get all of the money we make sucked out of our lives. Not to mention when some kind of emergency happens, that can really weigh on a person.
We tend to trip over our feet in our desperate attempt to make money. With the job market the way it is, we tend to not make plans of what we need to do. We tend to not indulge in creativity either.
People get really stressed out about their family and friends. This stress is understandable why It happens. Family strife is the worst kind of thing, as no matter what, you’re still related.
The key problem is when people try and play the fixer. If you do not think things through and understand how people will react, you will end up creating more problems than you fix.
In the end, you cannot give into your stress. It is well known that dealing with your stress may in fact be the ultimate gateway drug. You indulge in vices to cope, make mistakes, do things you should not. You stop taking care of yourself.
The best way is to channel all of your frustration into a hobby. Perhaps something that might make you a bit of spare money on the side to ease that particular burden if you can manage it. Do not overcomplicate things.
Yet a hobby tends to be the best way to cope with stress and likely the one with the most upside. Otherwise stress could lead to more stress, illness, and even death.
Friday, August 3, 2012
I've gotten over a really bad bout of illness that really qualified as a health scare in many ways. Plus, I can be rather stubborn, so obviously that can be a huge problem that has rather inflamed the hearts and minds of many. I'm on day two of my journey right through a diet.