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October

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Habits of health Defined - what are they

Habits of health would be those habits you've developed that lead you towards a more serene, peaceful life. A life of acceptance, not resignation, but an honest gut level recognition of who you are and what you are.

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19
October

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

The importance of Relationships

Relationships and how they affect us - A relationship requires an audience of two. Even if that audience is with ourselves and the conversations we have are with the committee in our mind. Relationships are often skewed by the way individuals approach them.

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16
September

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Changing Habits – Assessment Time – Feeling Uncomfortable

Evaluate what it is you believe must change. Conduct an assessment – Physical changes – changes to Thinking – Mental changes – changes concerning your Spiritual relationship and possibly changes that may enhance your Financial situation.

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14
September

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Thoughts about Trinity

The Law of Trinity – where body – mind – spirit – are in balance – where each side of the triangle is equal.
Defining the spiritual aspect of your life.
Are you (self) in charge or is God in charge or do you worship something other than God?

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23
August

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

The Spiritual Side of Life -- The Advantages

The Spiritual – the Invisible – the Miraculous
The Connection with or a Relationship with God.
It all goes back to the question, what was there in the very beginning?

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22
August

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

An Argument for Spiritual Growth First

What is your life's greatest desire? What is your biggest Dream?
Would it be for health, if you had to sacrifice wealth? Would it be for a great family life?

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27
April

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Truths -  sometimes known as Laws

A truth: gravity what goes up must come down when gravity is present. A truth: change, the only consistent process in life.
This is also known as the Law of Cycles, the Law of Impermanence, the Law of Being Temporary.

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25
March

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Spiritual Journey within, The  - Acquiring the Authentic You

Often times the Soul or Spirit portion of the Trilogy equation gets forgotten. You may want to call it getting in touch with the Creator.
One thing missing from most people's lives is a connection to the authentic self, the (Being) that God created.

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8
March

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Recognizing the Authentic Self

Our past – our thoughts and deeds – in reality represent who we have become.
But
Not who we actually are.
Two selves exist in each individual - the Bible calls one-self, flesh and the other spirit.

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1
January

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

Life Style Changes

If you want to keep getting what you’re getting,
Keep doing what you’re doing. (results)
If you want something different
– Something is going to have to change! (actions)
:: January 1, 2003

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2
September

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

The Yets

To develop our WHY's and to understand the Slight Edge Philosophy, we need to acknowledge the YET's. We convince ourselves that because we have no obvious or apparent disease in the present moment that we are healthy. The denial that we have nothing going on, could be harmful to us and could even be deadly. Where will our present experiences take us? What are the YET's we are to still experience? Are there indicators that we should be acknowledging today? We are...

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April

Michael McCright   Physical

EAT : Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

An important "Health Habit" when it comes to exercise is tracking physical data that’s going on in the body. That Being: 1. Heart Rate – it can be said that the increase in heart rate can be controlled by the large muscles in the body. This means that you can do damage to the heart, you can exceed the limits, by overusing the big leg muscles, if you are not monitoring heart rate. Maximum Heart Rate: The maximum rate at which the heart will pump, no matter how much more you try...

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10
April

Michael McCright   Physical

NEAT : Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis

Healthy Habits to incorporate into your life, when it comes to activity and exercise -- 1st establish (WHY) it’s important for you to exercise. Without desire and passion, a habit can’t last very long or it will never get established in the first place. One good reason may be that as soon as you stop moving, you start digressing and will eventually die. If you don’t exercise the heart (aerobically – literally with oxygen) it will become sluggish, weak and unable to perform...

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February

Michael McCright   Physical

Graph : Path to Dis-Ease

The #1 Reason for Dis-ease: Overworking our Internal Organs / Functions leading to excess inflammation. Without knowing it, you are probably overworking your pancreas and other internal organs by the way you eat. Your blood sugar (glucose) levels spike when you eat excess carbohydrates and/or high glycemic foods. Your pancreas pumps out insulin to compensate. Maintaining high levels of insulin (over baseline) leads to Fat Storage, Inflammation, Insulin Resistance, Type 2 Diabetes and other health issues!

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20
January

Michael McCright   Physical

Disease Reductions with Weight Loss chart

Advantages to losing weight! Degenerative joint disease – 41% to 76% resolved. Migraines – 57% resolved. Metabolic syndrome – 80% resolved. Type two diabetes mellitus – 83% resolved. Polycystic ovarian syndrome - 79% to 100% resolved. Gout – 77% resolved Stress urinary incontinence – 44 to 88% resolved. Gerd – 72% to 98% resolved. Hypertension – 52% to 92% resolved. Cardiovascular disease – 82% risk reduction Asthma - 82% improved or resolved. Obstructive sleep apnea – 74% to 98% resolved. Depression - 55% resolved. Overall quality of life – improved in 95% of patients.

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10
December

Michael McCright   Physical

Food as Medicine

Our bodies are the most phenomenal, exquisite and profound chemical factories ever designed. Greater than any pharmaceutical company ever developed. However, as with any formula, you must start with the right ingredients. If any are missing then the formula will get modified and turn out something that was not intended.

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8
December

Michael McCright   Physical

Food as Drugs

-Warning- The Side Effects associated with being overweight or obese! Would you knowingly take this drug: Benefits: NONE. Side Effects may include: Death, Coronary Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Poor circulation, Blindness, Cancer, Hypertension (High Blood Pressure), Stroke, Dyslipidemia (high total cholesterol or high levels of triglycerides).

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December

Michael McCright   Physical, Mental, Spiritual

The Habits of Health

Know and Understand: The Cycle of Success: Learn – do – review – correct – repeat. Success is: the progressive realization of a worthy ideal! Make an Honest Evaluation of your current situation. How far are you away from where you want to be, your desire? Come to an understanding that daily caloric consumption must be matched with energy use, effort and activity.

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