What The Heck Is BMI?
How are you feeling this week? I hope you're experiencing optimal health in many ways. Besides "feeling" good there are also many ways to measure your potential for well-being and BMI is one of them. Body Mass Index is a measurement of body fat based on weight in kilograms divided by height in meters. The range considered "normal" is 18.5 to 24.9. A value between 25.0 and 29.9 is called "overweight" and any result over 30.0 is rated "obese". It should be noted that calculatin
Blame It On Ego
Hello, Dear Reader! Here we are, meeting again and I am delighted to be here with you once more. I hope you're enjoying your summer (or winter if you're in the S Hemisphere). Actually, I hope you're simply content right here, right now... Which is the perfect transition into this week's Seed: "The Ego is always looking for the 'next thing' because it's worried there will never be enough. The Soul says, 'Thank You', and is content. " In some ways, it's comforting to know we ca
May I Help You?
As many of you have noticed, we've ("we" is my team and me!) renamed the Wednesday Healthy Habits. It's now The Care. Every other week I offer A Seed on Monday. I plant a "seed" and hopefully, give you something to start thinking about. On Thursday, I follow up with The Bloom, where I develop the idea presented three days before. Every other week between A Seed and The Bloom, I post The Care. It's a way to continue the concept that when we get "in alignment" with ourselves (s
Whooooo Are You? Who, Who, Who, Who
"Who I was is not who I've become." This week's Bloom will be shorter and sweeter than usual. I've been doing a lot of self-reflection. Maybe it's because I had a "big" birthday about 10 days ago. Or, it could be because I'm looking for a place to call home, a base of operations. I'm thinking of all the places I've lived. I'm immersed in memories ... what did I like about this place or not like about that one? How am I different now than I was then? We all change from the mom