Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life
April 2010 Archives

I want you to be among the first to know.  I have been working on a documentary movie and book about ancient prayers, once secret — now being brought to the world.  It is called Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer […]

Last week I wrote about a studied link between sugar and heart disease.  Your comments, as usual, were great.  I for one, am doing my best to not eat anything with added sugars, corn sweeteners, evaporated cane juice, brown sugar, […]

I had a feeling that the American Idol results this week would bring a surprise.  Honestly, I thought it would be Michael (sadly referred to as “Big Mike”) as he is really talented, but not a “star” as Don L. […]

Wow!  That’s all I can say about waiting for this week’s American Idol Results.  The 6 remaining contestants on American Idol were all excellent.  Who will it be who gets voted off? Who was YOUR favorite American Idol?  Crystal, Aaron, […]

Here is a really great, and simple recipe for chicken.  It’s originally a Russian/Georgian/Turkish dish that I have modified a bit to be lower fat and calories.  Try it over some delicious risotto or a flavored rice-dish. Or it’s great […]

Don’t let the start of a week get you down!  It is possible to get everything done, and to get what you need – perhaps a little inspiration in the form of uplifting quotes and validation can help. — Remember […]

Tell the truth today, as much as possible, in every instance. Say what you’re really feeling and thinking — unless it would actually hurt someone for them to hear it. If you find it hard to reveal your true thoughts, […]

How can I stop myself from eating when I’m not hungry? It’s often hard to realize you may be eating for reasons besides a nutritional need! You may be simply just eating out of habit, boredom, or to distract from […]

Ever have that funny first impression “something is not right?”  Trust that intuition.  If it feels wrong at the very first moment, don’t do it. It may be a first impression of someone you are meeting for the first time.  […]

There is a new study linking added sugar to increased risk of heart disease.  It’s in the current issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association.  Entitled “Caloric Sweetener Consumption and Dyslipidemia Among US Adults” it is by […]