Plant a Knowledge Seed in Someone

I can’t remember the first time a knowledge seed was planted within, but there is a favorite memory of being in Mrs. Roofe’s 2nd grade grade class and being a surprise winner of a book reading contest, which really boosted the learning self esteem, and greatly enhanced a love of reading. For the contest, the… Continue reading Plant a Knowledge Seed in Someone

Simple Self Defense Tip’s

For Valentine’s Day, since women are much more likely to be victims of assault I’m sharing self defense tip’s picked up through the years from self defense drills in the old Chung Moo Day’s, books, classes, etc. These are the notes that were used when I taught a self defense class at a law firm a… Continue reading Simple Self Defense Tip’s

Eat Clean Focus, Nutritional Yeast

When most think of Nutritional Yeast, they probably think of homemade beer brewing, as that’s gotten really popular the past few years, but up until recently I’ve only thought of it as delicious atop popcorn. It was only learned that Nutritional Yeast is a healthy food a few years ago, when for the first time… Continue reading Eat Clean Focus, Nutritional Yeast

Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

The vilification of whole grains (and other healthy complex carbohydrates) has gained a lot of steam the past few years with the more popular recent diets, particularly the “PALEO”, and “The Whole 30,” diets. What’s wrong with the vilification of whole grains and other complex carbohydrates? Where to start.. Perhaps most importantly, the “health” information… Continue reading Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

W.W.B.D. What Would Grandpa Bud Do (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1, W.W.B.D. (What Would Grandpa Bud Do) Lesson 7: Sometimes when you do acts of kindness for others, you’re helping them more than you might ever realize, if you happen to realize on some level it’s helping them in a small way, you might be surprised to know just how much. “Any act… Continue reading W.W.B.D. What Would Grandpa Bud Do (Part 2)

Eat Clean Cheat for Calorie Reduction

A question was asked a week back by a fellow blogger (who’s creating very inspirational progress with her goals) about how to reduce overall calorie intake, and how it seemed really hard on the surface when it was so easy to reach the daily caloric goal, which was 1,200 calories. The response was that it’s… Continue reading Eat Clean Cheat for Calorie Reduction

Top 5 Eat Clean Foods For Dogs

Though I’m not dog dietitian, these are five foods that have made an amazing impact in the quality of Stella’s life, reducing the magnitude of her arthritis pain, and greatly improving her energy level. The idea to add a lot of these “Eat Clean Dog Foods” came from “The Ottawa Valley Dog Whisperer,” website after… Continue reading Top 5 Eat Clean Foods For Dogs