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Attitude and health link together
Sunday, January 15, 2023 by Sally Jo Pitts

Investigating Food Used in Novels

This month, in place of a novel food scene, I’m featuring William A. Zahler’s new book, Happy Immunity (that I wrote a foreward for) along with a quick and easy healthy recipe.

Positive attitude affects health and longevity.

Below is a a list of some of the factors stressed by Zahler to build resiliency:

  • Adopt an attitude of gratitude
  • Be altruistic rather than self-centered
  • Treat problematic circumstances as a learning process
  • Learn to unwind and relax- listen to your favorite music, watch a good uplifting movie, sit with your favorite dog or cat 
  • Find time to move and exercise- take a walk or bike ride
  • Sleep 7 to 8 hours nightly
  • Eat a healthy diet, focusing on consuming plants (vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans), and avoid processed food like sugar, white bread, white pasta, pastries, and processed packaged foods. 

A sobering thought from Zahler:

“If  you are of a mind that you have ‘no time’ for healthy eating,

at some point you will be making time to attend to your illness.”

Here is a a healthy quick and easy food to try:

                                      TACO SOUP, QUICK AND EASY

For the recipe, Click Here.

 

 

 

 

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Mary A. Felkins From NC At 1/18/2023 6:44:26 AM

What an excellent resource. I've always believed attitude is everything. We must choose a good one. While thinking happy thoughts isn't a swift fix for all mental issues, it sure does turn around a lot of gloom that would otherwise take me under.

Reply by: Sally Jo Pitts

So true. We can talk ourselves into feeling downtrodden or uplifted!

 

 


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