Get "up" with good nutrition and the right attitude in this year of the rooster.
"The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken (rooster) by hatching the egg...not by smashing it." - Arnold Glasow
"It took me a long time not to judge myself through
someone else's eyes." - Sally Field
"Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have
isn't permanent." - Jean Kerr
PLEASE DON'T FEED THE SEAGULLS
This comic strip was generated because some of the occupants of Seattle's Medical/Dental Building opened their windows and fed the gulls. When asked by the management, "Please Don't Feed the Gulls", a comment by one of the employees was, "Then some of them will die because they can't find enough food."
That is some of the short term/feel good thinking that is creating a lot of our problems. For sure it's not giving us tools and skills for being successful in life to be given handouts. For sure, the seagulls will figure out how to forage for food somewhere else.
I've been out of town for a couple days. Since I have been posting about making beds, we awakened this morning, looked at each other and smiled as we made our bed together.
So as Sam says: "It's a good reason to have a bed partner."
"Tad" saw his mother reading the book I lent her MAKE YOUR BED by William H. McRaven. She explained about it being about this Navy Seal story.
Eight-year-old, Tad absconded with the book, finished reading it himself and is now making his bed every morning.
Generation Y Are Becoming the Buying Adults
I love demographics and when I heard an interview by Ken Grobach the other night I got excited to find someone with whom I resonate. He explained how demographics drive our economy. Perhaps the biggest factor in the 2007-8 depression was the dip in numbers of the Generation Y population.
The USA is one of the only major countries increasing their population and there are adults buying, buying, buying.
I GET UP IN THE MORNING EXCITED TO LEAVE A POSITIVE LEGACY!
Last year, Constance talked me into buying some Angel Cards. I shuffled them and the first two or three times I pulled out the same one called LIFE PURPOSE. Since that time, I've picked it out several times including yesterday and again today.
It reads: "The purpose of your life is to serve in a way that brings great joy to yourself and others. Don't worry about finding your purpose. Instead, focus upon serving a purpose and then your purpose will serve you."
IT ALL DEPENDS ON WHAT IS STAGE ONE!!
SERIOUSLY, We're fans of Dr. Thomas Sowell who applies this to economics and politics. But Goto-Health's CHEER PROGRAM is teaching kids like 14-yr-old Cyprian to learn this early in his life. He's applying it to his soccer skills and getting good results.
Today, Sam is watering the plants with extra water because it's a hot week. Dee is working on a blog post in anticipation of keeping the viewers thinking and interested about answers to their good health goals for a good future!
Eva making breakfasts.
Ten-year-old, Eva, sets an example for all of us. She is a planner and wants to be a chef.
ALWAYS HAVE A MEAL PLAN: Eva says, "My favorites are Shaklee's Coffee Latte and Chocolate Shakes with milk and then I add some fruits. I make sure Mom get's what I need for my healthy breakfasts when she goes shopping."
CHOOSE YOUR SNACKS BEFORE YOU NEED THEM: Eva's favorites are Shaklee's Toffee and Coconut ones."
Most snacks are empty calories with little nutritional value. As we get older we also need more nutrient dense food.
So with good nutrition "in" with Shaklee type nutrition, one is more free to eat for taste and convenience.
Sometimes we can't help but take a picture.
Thaddeus, eight-years-old, has the Japanese saying: NANA KOROBI, YA OKI, memorized. It means, seven times down and eight times up. He is also in charge of the red Daruma figure that he has with two blank eyes.
The family has set a goal of daily spending five to ten minutes cleaning the main part of the house, where one comes in, so Papa can feel good when he gets home. Thaddeus is starting to draw in the left eye for setting the goal. He started it with a tiny dot and plans to grow it as the family becomes more consistent with their goal.
Next year or so, when they get good about using team work and cleaning every day before Papa gets home, Thaddeus will put in the right eye.
Sam Goto drew the cartoon strip, but credit goes to IKE'S PRINCIPLES, a book we helped Tsuguo Ikeda write.
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