Get Tips for Getting in Shape

People often find themselves standing still due to a lack of inspiration. Sometimes, it is because you are hesitant as to where to start. Other times, it could be because you keep procrastinating, and you think it can wait for another day. If you come up with some ideas that are fun, you will stay…

Do it Yourself Medifast

I write a lot about my experiences on Medifast. The other day, someone visited my blog and asked if it was possible to replicate Medifast yourself or to come up with some sort of “do it yourself” alternative. I’ll answer this question in the following article. What You’d Have To Come Up With If You…

The Wrong Way To Enter A Zen Monastery! (Part 1)

The spiritual life sometimes begins with illegally candidates, in illegally situations! Not long after Janet and I made our dash out west in 1978, the bill collectors got serious about my wild spending. They repossessed my car, harassed me at the furniture store where I was working, and made my life as miserable as only…

Memory Work

We have a mother who can talk in strange tongues. She gets up to read the Gospel at one o 'clock in the morning. She sets her alarm clock to go off. I am still awake reading a well-thumbed novel. Andrea Ashworth's memoir Once in a house on fire that lingers long after into the…

Corporate Identity – A Rough Guide

A rough guide to corporate identity The tabloids report the millions spent by large corporate companies on their logos as a scalp … Those small swathes of color adorning British Airways' tail fin, ICI's letterhead or Sainsbury's checkout seem to come at a huge price. So do these companies have too much money and not…

Oil Painting: What You Need to Get Started

So you’re interested in becoming an oil painter? Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Van Gogh? Perhaps you’d rather paint the light like Claude Monet? Well, don’t varnish the canvas just yet. All oil painters need a specific set of tools and supplies in order to paint their masterpieces. Below, we’ll…

Everything You Wanted to Know About Motivational Speakers

What defines someone as a motivational speaker? For a long time, it seemed that anyone who spoke professionally was labeled as a motivational speaker, regardless of the actual content of their presentations. Lumping all professional speakers into the category of “motivational speakers,” though, presents challenges for meeting professionals and frustration for speakers who feel that…

Exercises to Develop Your Intuition

Intuition is the space between your thoughts, when the mind lets go and surrenders to the present moment. There are 7 steps that you can use to strengthen and exercise your intuition. 1. Your intellect! Thoughts are the starting point as everything begins with thought. Pay attention and listen to what you're saying and thinking.…

A Dog Who Loved Jesus

"Mommy," sacrificed the small boy, running toward his mother. "Mommy, you must help my sister." She is trying to take some food away from a dog. The fragile-looking woman hurried outside just in time to see her daughter putting some unclean food into her mouth. The dog had apparently decided that the food was too…

We All Have Our Challenges

Challenges come along in very different ways. I have shared a few that came my recently, they may seem humorous but there is a key message here. Some of you will be aware that earlier this year I did a sponsored bike to raise money for Victim Support in Yorkshire and Humber cycling to each…

Poaching Eggs the Really Easy Way

It stuns me the amount of people who when discussing the cooking of a humble egg will admit that they cannot poach one. It seems the simple skill of dropping a cracked egg into a pan of boiling water is one that has been lost down the centuries and now relies on microwave gadgets to…

The Four R’s That Will Save the Planet

Conservation seems to be on everyone’s mind lately. How to save energy, save money, save resources, and most importantly, save the planet (which is the only one we have at the moment). Going Green is definitely the trend and the term reduce, reuse, recycle is used over and over by eco-friendly crowds. Lately a fourth…