Eat and Drink to Keep Healthy

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The majority of people would like to live healthy and a very long prosperous happy life. Eating the right kind of nutritious food, especially fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts can enhance your chance of living a healthier longer life. When fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nut blended together in a food processor, nutrients are released that will be easily absorbed in the digestive system to help enhance energy, and will prevent certain diseases from affecting the body. Research shows that juice, and smoothie, drink immediately or at least 15-20 minutes after extraction is more nutritious. Keeping fresh juice and smoothie in an airtight container in the fridge up to 6 hours, it  will not lose it’s nutrition.

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Be more Productive and Achieve Successful Results

You might feel starved of opportunities and chances for you to become successful. However, how you look upon becoming successful is up to you. If you think, feel, and believe you can be a success, you can accomplish success by doing something practical. It is not what you say you are going to do, success is measured in what you have successfully done, with what you have invented or produced and have achieved. Then you can measure how successful you are.

You can be easily be overwhelmed by choices and the decisions you have made about what you have to do and want to accomplish. Believe that everything is possible, and work to make it possible. Doing and accomplishing the possibilities takes belief in you, focus, motivation, enthusiasm, faith, and momentum. Choices, decisions, action, and time will bring results and success.

Lack of focus, lack of clarity and direction will make you lose interest and the impetus to be more productive. When you have lost interest, and the incentive to be productive, be honest and sincere with yourself that you are not able to do what you need to do to be productive and successful. Get out of inertia by resetting and change your mind-set. Free yourself from all distractions, re-energize, and fire up yourself to take the right kind of action that will make you more productive.

Some of the other most important things you will have to do, to become more productive, are to allocate time to work decisively on with what you are doing, and keep attending to doing it. You will also need a plan, and strategies to complete and achieve specific projects and goals within an allocated time. Take decisive actions at the time, which you have allocated to complete each project. Each day, focus on the most important project, which has to be completed, and keep taking decisive, relentless action to complete what you have started. © KB

Stocks Price Is Falling Like Leaves Falling Off Trees In The Autumn

Because of China’s industrial slowdown, stocks are falling like leaves falling off trees in the autumn. Oil prices have collapsed, China’s downgrading and VW woes has caused low commodity price, and a decline in the value of shares profit which are being lost daily. Selling off stock shares, loss of income all of this adds more woes to stock market turmoil and World economic crisis. Other added problems to the World economic and financial situation are redundant, low interest rates, low pay for many workers, stagnating wages, saving become smaller, and larger out going of the money one have. Not only is this an economic blow for many people, but also a psychological headache which no one knows how long this economic turmoil will last. Because of weak and fragile economic conditions, many people begin to panic. Rather than panicking, and taking risks with the money you have saved, now is the time for re-balancing, and re-planning. It is also a time to take steps for finding new ideas, new course of action and work on finding alternative ways to make some extra money.

Don’t Underestimate YourSelf Your Abilities And Your Power

Don’t Underestimate YourSelf Your Abilities And Your Power

Saturday, 19 September 2015

You might have developed predetermined negative mind-set about your potential, and have underestimated your abilities and your powers. These are characteristic which you will have to adjust, change, and develop some new mind-set beliefs, and then believe in your power and abilities. There is power in believing that we can improve on what we are challenged to do, and power within us to do anything for progressing, but you will have to find those powers and unleash them from within you. You will have to inspire yourself, motivate, and empower power and your abilities. Then use your power to the maximum for succeeding with achieving your objectives. You will also have to be steadfast and use every day well with an intended purpose of achieving objectives and goals. Never plan only for short-term goals, nevertheless, achieving long-term goals involves, and requires brainpower, forward thinking, creativity inventiveness, perseverance, and consistency.

We make decisions every day some rational and some irrational. Behaviour can affect and prevent you from making the right decision. Sometimes behaviour becomes an obstacle that prevents us from acting in our own best interests. A positive mind-set with behaviour has to develop. Determination, dedication, passion, and behaviour are intangible principles that will assist in becoming more successful from efforts. When you find your true purpose, passionately behave in it,  dedicate yourself to doing it then the possibilities to achieve success becomes limitless.

Formality is a principle that sometimes holds back inventiveness, experimentation, and problem solving abilities. You might have to willingly break away from formality and empower your innovative skills to experiment, because experimentation is a powerful process for achieving results, no matter what turns out from an experiment you will see some results and that is why you shouldn’t be afraid to experiment. An open-mind backed up with forward thinking and imagining, empowered with human creativity, inventiveness and efficiency inspired by passion, we can create anything we think of creating. With the power our abilities and the freedom to create, there are no boundaries. When we release those powers, we can create anything.

  •  When trying to create and produce anything in the midst of turmoil and confusion, stay tranquil and at peace with yourself.
  • Strengthen your spiritual resolve and suppress all fears and doubts.
  • When you are discouraged, keep an open mind, work to triumph over all adversity and for turning adversity and misfortune into progress.
  • Never allow your faith to falter, trust in you and in divine providence, believe in what you are trying to achieve. Furthermore, fill your intention with the knowledge that you are capable of successful achievements.
  • Seek understanding in all things, understand the situation you are facing and have to face. Then, face all situations with self-confidence.
  • Love what you are doing, enjoy doing it, and don’t hold yourself back from doing what you love to do.

Turbulence and Volatility in Stock Markets.

There are turbulence and volatility in stock markets; investors across the globe are under pressure. The value of shares and asset prices are tumbling. Money managers and investors really don’t know what to do about this unsettling financial situation, which seem to be out of their control. Some financial forecasters, pundits, and governments have forecast the economic situation wrong again, and are blaming it on the Chinese economy. The truth is, this economic crisis started a long time ago, and if this financial turmoil continues the next collapse that seem to be on its way, and could come at any time, and probably it will be bad. It could seriously damage, personal wealth and people’s life savings. Whether this economic collapse happens or not, still, it is best to be prepared and take care of how you spend your money. Spend less, leave unnecessary things that are not important. Try to put away and save as much money as you can.

The secretly concocted economic plans and ideas governments economist, business leaders and central banks put together and have acted on is ravelling and breaking apart. These secret plans are some of the causes of the economic turmoil. While many people are losing their job and can’t find another good paying one, politicians and the mainstream press keep saying things are getting better. Do they really know what is happening, if they do, they seem unable to get the financial situation under control in good working condition. Some investment strategies say the world is on the verge of a financial collapse. They are also talking about depression and the risks of deflation and inflation, which the ordinary person doesn’t fully understand exactly what all of that means, and how it could affect them and what little money they have. Now, it is so important for you to start preparing for the worst. Find ways to consolidate, protect and multiply your money and investment.

Now Is a Difficult Period in Time, but Have Faith

To all the people who is out there struggling, now is a difficult period in time, but have faith. There are strife, and wars in some part of the world. There are also economic volatility and turmoil. Countries and people are losing money in the stock market and in business. Austerity becomes the rule. The situation looks desperate, all of that means you should now use your brain more effectively, venture out and create opportunities to make some money. With awareness, we can get insight and understanding from all that is happening, and strengthen ourselves to advance through these difficult times. This also means it takes the right kind of knowledge, understanding and dedication to strive for achieving some degree of economic success.

We have to learn to adjust to the condition and the pressures life throws down, and empower ourselves to confront turmoil and to get out of unbearable conditions. All of that takes knowledge, will power and the determination that you will not buckle under, or give in. Have faith, expect best that tomorrow is another day coming with something new and better for you to make greater use of, believe that things and life will be better. kb

Is Soursop and Moringa the New Herbal Wonder Medicine

Is Soursop and Moringa the New Herbal Wonder Medicine ?

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Some of the fruits mention in the Jamaican and Caribbean Cookbook such as Soursop (Graviola) Soursop

and Moringa is now being turned into herbal medicines. Graviola, known as Soursop in Jamaica, also found some other Caribbean islands, South America, in the Amazon jungle and in Africa.

Graviola (soursop)leaves have been used traditionally for their various therapeutic properties. However, there is no special scientific evidence to prove that these works as a cure for cancer or whatever they are presumed to do. Nevertheless, some laboratory studies say that the extracts from Soursop (Graviola) contains many chemicals that may be active against cancer, which might be able to kill some types of liver and breast cancer cells that are resistant particular to chemotherapy drugs. Still, there haven’t been any proven studies to know for sure whether Soursop can work as a cancer treatment or not. Nevertheless, some recent scientific studies suggest that it is packed with a particularly potent antioxidant compound known as Annonaceous Acetogenins an active constituent which can support healthy cell growth. In addition, soursop can be used for its calming effects and as a supplement to help maintain a positive mood. Juice used as a refreshing a drink and for desert.


Moringa has become is one of the most sought after product for curing many ailments. The Moringa plant (also known as the Horseradish tree) contains high levels of a compound called phytonutrients which can help to flush out toxins from the body and purify the liver to leave you feeling better. Moringa extract has been shown to help rejuvenate the body and cell to a higher level. Extracts of Moringa are packed into capsules for detox formula.

Moringa Oleifera has been grown in Jamaica for the oil from the seed which was used as a lubricant for jewellery. As long as I can remember the Indians in Jamaica have been using Moringa in curry and soup. The bark and roots have been used in Jamaica to treat rheumatism, and as an antiseptic. The leaves and roots are also used for strengthening the lungs and to restore sexual function. It is believed that Moringa can also help to relax muscles and calming the nervous system, and prevents insomnia. Moringa is also used today as a Diuretic, a Purgative, an Antiseptic, Antibiotic, Anti-inflammatory medicine.

Moringa leaves have been widely used for many years in many countries to cure different ailments. In India, Egypt, and the Far East, Moringa Oleifera has a long history of medicinal, therapeutic, and cosmetic use. In Jamaica Moringa is used by many people young and old to boost Immune system and to sustain physical fitness and to rejuvenate energy.

In India juice from the leaves is believed to have a stabilizing effect on blood pressure and it is also used to treat anxiety. In Senegal an infusion of the leaves is believed to control glucose levels in people with Diabetes. In India and Nicaragua the leaves are rubbed into the temples for the relief of headaches. In the Philippines and in India a dressing is made from the leaves and is applied to reduce glandular swelling. It has also been used to treat Ear and Eye infections, Catarrh, Scurvy, Bronchitis, Anaemia and fevers. Learn more about the use of Moringa. Search for Moringa Oleifera on Google or at these websites or

Could Eating Curries, Three Times a Week Lower The Risk of Early Death?

A study by Harvard University say that people who ate spicy food and curry three times a week cut their risk of dying prematurely by 14 per cent, compared with people who abstained from eating spicy food and curries. Although the researchers at Harvard University can’t definitively say for certain that eating hot spicy food has a protective effect on living longer. More dietary research is being done for further assessment, and recommendations. Nevertheless, another research and investigation has shown that eating curry, fresh chilli and spicy foods weekly seem to have a lower risk of death from cancer, a deficiency of red blood cells, heart disease, and diabetes. This research has shown that fresh chilli is filled with vitamins, nutrients and capsaicin which a colourless pungent crystalline compound derives from hot chilli, believed can fight cancer, inflammation and obesity. Nevertheless, future research is still needed to establish whether eating spicy food has the potential to improve health and reduce mortality directly or indirectly, or if other factors are involved, such as diet and lifestyle. This news should be good for people who like to eat spicy and hot food, and those who love to cook with spices, curry and hot chilli pepper, because there is some evidence which shows that eating spicy foods have some health benefits, even if to keep food preserved longer. There are some benefits from cooking with curry and spices; they enhance the smell, taste and colour of the food. Eating a balanced, varied diet of fresh fruits and vegetables will help in keeping good health. Continue reading “Could Eating Curries, Three Times a Week Lower The Risk of Early Death?”

Our Brain Is The Central Foundation For Building Anthying


Your brain and mind is the central foundation of your whole being for you to develop and create anything. Our brain and mind is our own property to utilize with care and love, which will enable us to imagine, to think and to act. Because your brain is your own fertile property, others may try to control you and your brain, but only if you allow them. However, even if they try to control your brain and mind, it will still be always your own property. Prepare yourself the best you can with dedication, and do not allow your brain and mind to stay idle and stagnate. Develop them, and control them to work for your self-improvement to create whatever you think of creating and building. Use the brain and mind to overcome inhibitions and negative mental attitudes and stay true to yourself. Utilize your brain to empower yourself to get the most out of you. Broaden your horizon and allow yourself and mind to grow positively, by enriching yourself with the right kind of knowledge for using to bring about the things you desire most. Furthermore, be aware that the brain and mind works best in peace and harmony with awareness, truth, and honesty.