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Unless you have servants, there is an inclination toward panic when guests drop by, invited or not. I get that. But given that you are likely to entertain at some point in the next two weeks, you might as well arm yourself, by which I mean: buy some stuff.
This food nutrient Intake calculator lists nutrition values for calories, fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, elements, antioxidants, phytonutrients and other nutritional information from a huge database compiled by the US Department of Agriculture. Calories Vitamins If you count calories or are interested in the fat content of common foods you eat, this food chart can be useful. Proper daily intake of vital nutients is really more essential. A proper diet aims for food nutrient density (nutrients per gram or nutients per calorie). Avoid concentrated sugars.
Mozart Symphony Water… The Earth is largely made up of it. As are we… And yet about it we know significantly little.
"Positive Psych may be the one class at Harvard that every student needs to take." -- a Harvard junior quoted in the Boston Globe It seemed only fitting for us to close*** our "How to Be Happy" Week with a feature on Tal Ben-Shahar, whose book "Happier" provided the foundation for our lessons and exercises (see posts one through five of this series). From a 2006 interview : So started Ben-Shahar's quest to figure out how to be happy.
“80 percent of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen Post written by Leo Babauta . How do you find motivation to exercise when you just don’t feel like getting off your butt? I ask myself this question every now and then, and I have the feeling I’m not the only one. A few weeks ago, I wrote 4 Simple Steps to Start the Exercise Habit … and the fourth and final step was to add motivation as needed until the habit sticks. This post is to help you with that fourth step.
Post written by Leo Babauta . Follow me on Twitter . I have to admit that I have my ups and downs with the exercise habit.
Inpsire your team to be happy and do something... Watch the Smile & Move video , 3 fun minutes that will remind you and your team of the core fundamentals that lead to better work, better relationships, and better results. Create something wonderful with your people... Start smoving Click below for a free guide to better listening Get the Listen > Talk reminder wristbands
One of the main reasons we listen poorly is because our internal noise levels are so turbulent and obtrusive that they mask most of what others are saying. Only bits and pieces of their message survive the barrage of our mental interference. Just as we have learned to manage external interference by tuning out, it has become somewhat of a challenge to tune in deeply enough to the messages we need to listen to -- those of family, coworkers, and customers. Misunderstanding, not being heard, and missing key information due to poor listening are at the crux of societal ills.
This chart presents a selection of common foods and herbs in terms of their taste, energy, meridian propensity, effect in traditional Chinese medicine, and clinical applications. Foods are categorized into four groups: vegetables; fruits; nuts and grains; and animal meats and seafood. Commonly-used medicinal herbs are listed after the food categories. It is taken in its entirety from a website posting created by the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine