Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.

CONTINUING SERIES ON BELIEVING


Hello Followers,


Well, we made it through Monday! So, as we wake up this Tuesday how many of you; before going to bed on Monday felt like you made the best of the day?

Were you able to achieve something? Did you feel happy about how the day went? Are you looking forward to Tuesday? Did you wake up this morning feeling positive? Are you making each day count? So many questions; however, there are in fact very simple ways to make each day count and brighten up your life.

Once you know what you want, you will start making the best use of your time. Your goals will help you follow the right direction, and make progress.


Be proud and thankful for all you have; family, job, place to live, friends and other good that’s in your life. Instead of complaining, appreciate the blessings and show gratitude.


Your loved ones need you as much as you need them. Spending quality time with people you care about will make you feel special and give you a renewed sense of purpose.


Doing things that brings happiness is the best way to make your day count. It could be anything you are passionate about, reading, craft project, cooking favorite dish, writing letters to loved ones, anything that brings joy.

Feel the present moment, cherish each minute of the day without worrying about the future or dwelling on the past. This moment that you have now won’t come back, so use it wisely.


Live it!


Cherish it! Enjoy it!


Being creative will help you stay focused and nurture what you are passionate about. Creativity nourishes the soul and puts a smile on your face.


Don’t negativity rule your day, you won’t be able to make the best of it. Think positive and do what brings a sense of accomplishment, and joy in life. Trust your abilities and looks towards happiness and success.

As they say, life is short. Make each day matter by doing what you love, spending more time with your loved ones, staying creative and positive, and cherishing each moment. Life is yours and only you can decide how you want your days to go. So, today don’t waste time being negative.


Go out and make each second count.

YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO TAKE YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO


You have abilities, talents and attributes that belong to you alone. You have what it takes to make your path of success lead to happiness.


You have qualities that get better every day! You have the courage and strength to see things through.


You have smiles that will serve as your guides.


You have a light that will shine in you till the end of time.


You have known the truth of yesterday, and you have an inner map that will lead the way to a very beautiful tomorrow.

You have gifts that have never even been opened and personal journeys waiting to be explored.


You have so much going for you.


You are a special person, and you have a future that is in the best of hands.


You need to remember, if you have plans you want to act on and dreams you’ve always wanted to come true.


You have what it takes, because you have you.


By Douglas Pagels

Yesterday, enjoying walking on the Greenway. Look at the beauties along the way.


Did you do your walking? I know some will say they do not have enough time with work, kids and house hold chores!!! Dan and I have put together videos from WALK AT HOME together on our website, that you can follow in home; when you have short periods of time and unable to go out. They are from 15 mins up to 30 mins depending on the miles. This is one of the first steps to making your cells happy!!

Click on https://www.thejourneytogoodhealth.com/exercise


Also, meditation videos, to lower stress and is also one of the first steps to making your cells happy; click on https://www.thejourneytogoodhealth.com/meditation . Again, they are no more than 10 to 20 mins and they are guided meditations.


We are still working on Qigong video’s to be posted on the website for easy access, until now you can go to the blog https://www.thejourneytogoodhealth.com/blog and on the right-hand side are hash # tag words, just click on the word #walk #Qigong #meditation. The post will pop up and then you can begin. Have fun with it!

As I continue to be re-reading my book that I wrote four years ago; it’s a personal journey of my everyday experience with treatments that I received in Mexico. In relations to the current series of BELIEVING,10-2-12; BIOPSY AND RESULTS


BY DANIEL MALIN


Before I start with my situation, I want to remind you that it’s October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I cannot express enough to do your homework and research. It’s not your doctor’s option, but yours. Do you want to be cut, burned, or poisoned with chemo, or do you want to do something less invasive? Either way it will cost you, with coverage or not. Insurance usually does not cover all of the procedures. I am glad my wife and I chose the direction we did.

First of all, I wish to say that I am recovering from a hernia procedure and was unable to blog until now. Since it's now football season, I am going to compare my life and my condition to a game, and at this time I have made it to the first down. The second one is the day that I had my biopsy.


It was not that long until they called me back and the physician prepared me for the procedure in his office. He gave me a local and started the nightmare. If anyone ever had a prostate biopsy, you know that it's not something that you look forward to having.


Well, I did not think it would ever end, but the doctor took twelve tissue samples, and then said he was finished. The nurse came in and stood me up--the room was moving and I was feeling as if I was going to pass out. She helped me back to the seat and got a cold cloth to put on my forehead and gave me a cup of water. The doctor stuck his head back in the room to say that sometimes this happens and I could stay until I felt comfortable in leaving; but the office would close in twenty minutes. Sherry came in the room and asked for Coke to give me a sugar rush, which would help me not to be so spacey. It did the trick; I was ready to go home.


IN THIS FAST - PACED LIFE

In this fast-paced life, we forget to stop and admire the wonderful things around us. We are living in a beautiful world but forget to appreciate the beauty of it. Let’s, stop and take the time to notice our surroundings around us today and admire the beauty. #fastpaced #life #admire #wonderful #around #living #world #beautiful #appreciate #notice #surroundings #today #inspirational #motivational


We made another appointment a week later for the results. It was as if I went a couple of yards, and then the third down! This time we waited twenty minutes before I was taken back.


The physician came in the room with his computer and said, “You are here for the findings of your biopsy?” YES! Well, he came right out and stated that I have prostate cancer. “You know all my patients have this shocked expression on their face when I tell them this, but I always let them know the procedures and percentages of what can be done he said. This was not new to Sherry and me, for two years ago, we went through this with her. He proceeded to go on with the options and stated that two out of the twelve samples were cancerous. He gave us information and he would see me back within two weeks. I looked at the info and it was cut, burn, and chemo--not what I wanted. I called Sherry’s doctor in Mexico, Dr. Perez, and he spent time on the phone explaining the different procedures that were there and the best option for me. It’s similar to the one Sherry had using her own cells. The steps before going to Mexico will involve current blood work for them to review before treatment begins.

Meanwhile, I had my left hernia repaired last Thursday using the good old American way. I had to go to another doctor, for my family one and the urologist couldn't treat me for this condition.


The next step was a general surgeon. The big day is finally over and healing is starting. He could not do laparoscopic surgery; he had to cut me open. The stitch mark is three inches long. It’s been a slow recovery. The tackle was a hard hit, but I'm going to get back up to fight for a touchdown.

My plans are that once my hernia repair heals, I will be going to Mexico for the final play the touchdown. Right now, I am going to continue with my struggle with the journey to completion.

FIND THE BALANCE


While finding your JOMO often involves saying no and staying in when you’d previously be heading out, make sure you don’t neglect the side of you that needs other people.


You still have responsibilities to your job, your family, your friendships and yourself. Ensure that you are filling your life and keeping it balanced.


Recapping the meaning of JOMO- the joy of missing out on the things.

This is the time to get ready for food and remedies that heal; alchemy of herbs. So, I’m going to start blogging on a new herb, LAVENDER.


When was the last time you smelled lavender? Not lavender-scented candles, body care products, or potpourri; but real lavender? If you have savored the aroma of lavender, then you’ll know it has as many different scents as there are plants! A wild shrub growing on a sunny hillside in the rocky soil of southern France will smell different from the flowers in your garden. The conditions in which lavender grows and the type of plant all contribute to a unique fragrance.

While we know that eating or drinking things can have an effect on our health and how we feel. Lavender shows us how the simple act of smelling something can dramatically alter our mood be reducing anxiety, pain and promoting sleep. Tomorrow I’ll be sharing the recipe - LAVENDER BATH SALTS.

Until Wednesday, in this fast-paced life, we forget to stop and admire the wonderful things around us. We are living in a beautiful world but forget to appreciate the beauty of it. Let’s, stop and take the time to notice our surroundings around us today and admire the beauty.

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