The Eclectic Mix

This is my Saturday Rap where I give sites updates and show you the best stuff I have found on the web this week… First, the site update… I am pleased to say that the Carnival of Personal Development went really well. I received a lot of great response out of it. Three new people […]

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Focus On Fat Loss, Not Weight Loss

When people are trying to lose weight they normally step on a scale to measure their progress. While the scale may be good to measure overall progress, it is not the best thing to use when you want to lose a little or a lot of weight. The reason is that there are many ways […]

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The Desperate Need for Focus

The power of Focus. Too many times we become powerless because we lose our focus. I started this blog a week ago and I feel like I have already lost some of the orginal focus I had for this site. I knew from the beginning that I would have to fight the urge to write […]

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Personal Finance Challenge #34: Gain Assets

Many people have heard the word asset, but don’t have a full understanding of what it means… Perhaps it is the fact that different things are assets for one person, but not another. For instance, some people think their homes are an asset, while other people don’t. If an asset is simply something you own […]

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All the Best for You

So in this Saturday Rap, where I give you my site updates and showcase the best on the web, I have a couple of links to everyone else’s best of 2008. There is plenty of good reading here to entertain and enlighten you for hours on end. Please enjoy! The Essential Zen Habits of 2008 […]

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It’s All About the Hormones

There is a lot to learn when it comes to hormones, and it isn’t just about testosterone and estrogen, the main sex hormones in males and females. There are actually about 75 different hormones found in the body and they do all sorts of wild and wonderful things. Just think of hormones as the little […]

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Exercise This Way

As I mentioned in the article Eat This Way, there is not a “one size fits all” way to eat, and it is the same for exercise, there is not just one way of doing things. When it comes to exercise you more or less want to try and stay in an optimal range that […]

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Sometimes it pays to be funny too…

So I just got a great email from my friend Lauren. Overall, this will tend to be a fairly serious site, but I do want to interject a bit of humor now and then. So here is what Lauren wrote me at the end of her email. Enjoy! “Here are some friendly reminders: 1. dont […]

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Rethinking My Blog…

For those of you that are long time visitors and supporters you will notice the recent change in the look of my blog. I decided to make it a lot simpler, a lot more reader friendly, and use what I think is a better design overall. Your thoughts are welcome in the comments… I made […]

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A jump in housing starts is NOT good news for the economy…

Here is a quick rant so prepare yourself… And here is exactly why stock markets are so backwards. The news… “The Commerce Department said housing starts jumped 22.2 percent to an annual rate of 583,000 units last month from 477,000 units in January. It was the biggest percentage rise since January 1990 and the first […]

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