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Goodbye Beliefnet

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Today is the last day of this column on Beliefnet.com.  After over 12 years of daily writings on Beliefnet, I’m moving on.  I thank God for this wonderful experience.  As far as I’ve been told, I’m the last original Beliefnet […]

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It’s All Alright

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

If ever you are worried, fearful, or think that things are not all right, hand it over to God. Put your problems into God’s infinite care.  Hold up the troubles so that God can see them.  He will see your […]

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Take My Survey – Enter to Win a Book, DVD and/or CD

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Weight Loss: Eat Less? Exercise More? Do Calories Count?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s not just how much we eat, it’s WHAT we eat that affects our weight.  Those who eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains gain less weight, and maintain weight loss better than those who eat a lot of carbohydrates, […]

Blessed Assurance

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself,” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the worst moment of the depression in the 1930’s.  He was right. Fear is not always useful.  It often just gets in the way. […]

Lose Weight in Alpha State: Weight Loss as a Joyous Spiritual Journey

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

From time-to-time I invite guests to write on my blog.  Today, I’d like you to hear from Kanta Bosniak, a very experienced coach and talented author. We’ve both lost lots of weight with God’s help, and a lot of visual, […]

We All Scream For Ice Cream!

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s summer, and it’s hot. Record-setting heat waves are cropping up all over, and earlier than ever. Time for some chilly relief in the form of ice cream! That sends chills through my spine, the thought of ice cream. Chills […]

Southern Weight Loss Wisdom

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I had lunch with a born-and-raised Southerner, who loves to cook and eat – just like I do.  She told me she’d lost 15 pounds a year ago, and was keeping it off. She knew I’d written, “The Joy of […]

Summer Solstice and a New Day

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s a special day, not only is it the last day of spring and the first day of summer, there’s big change in the air – at least with me. After over 12 years writing daily columns and blogs for […]

No Need to Join a Gym

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Some people do well in gyms and health clubs, but most of my clients and readers do not.  Most people I know who have zealously joined gyms have gone for a few days and then stopped, wasting tons of money, […]

Father’s Day

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s Father’s Day time in the U.S., a time for celebrating dads and fatherhood in general. Probably another one of those holidays started by greeting card or food corporations – no matter – why not celebrate fathers?  We’re the great […]

The Jesus Prayer – Win a Copy of the Book, Movie and/or CD!

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

You may have heard about the Jesus Prayer, Lord Jesus  Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. I hope you use it in your daily prayer or meditations. I do.  i’ve experienced many positive changes in my […]

Sunscreen SPF and You

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Recently, the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued new labeling requirements for sunscreens and sunblock, specifically the SPF Sunscreen ratings, and whether sunscreens and sunblocks are useful in protecting us from skin cancer and sunburn, in terms of exposure […]

How to Prioritize the “First Things First”

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

There’s an old saying found in Twelve Step groups: “First Things First.”  When I first heard that years ago from a client, I honestly wondered what it meant. Was it the “first thing” that came to mind?  Or is the […]

Pray the Jesus Prayer

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner. Those 12 simple words are so ancient and so powerful.  Try the Jesus Prayer right now, and share it with your friends. Here’s what His All Holiness Ecumenical […]

The Healing and Healer Is Inside You

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

The key to all that is – is inside you.  God, your Creator, resides as an Image in your deepest core. Metaphorically, that Image of God was lost and forgotten when humans (created as images of God Himself), Adam and […]

Summer Meals – Stay Healthier!

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here are some quick tips and ideas for healthier summer meals, either on the go, or at home. – Avoid carbohydrates.  Have your protein on lettuce leaves, in a salad, or by itself. – Order a sandwich without the bun, […]

Summer Snacks – Healthy and Non-Fattening

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s almost summer and we are on the run with vacations, weekend retreats, parties and even relaxing “stay-cations” at home. While it’s tempting to lower the boundaries and let temptations rule — why deal with a lot of post-party guilt […]

Healthy Summer Drinks

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s summer, and it sure is hot already. It’s tempting to grab a sugary soda, or big can or glass of high-calorie juice for refreshment and hydration. These drinks may be cold but they don’t do the job as well […]

Congressman Weiner and His Lies

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

At first when Representative Anthony Weiner of New York said in countless interviews that his Twitter account had been hacked, and that the now infamous underwear photos “could not be confirmed,” I didn’t really care. It all seemed sort of […]

Recipe: Fruit Smoothie

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

A cool delicious drink, with plenty of vitamins,minerals, and not so many calories, carbs, or fat is the glorioussmoothie.  Surely you’ve had one. If not–you’re in for a majortreat–that won’t be self-destructive, either.You can make smoothies at home if you […]

New Food Guidelines from USDA – ChooseMyPlate.gov

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

A new nutrition campaign has arrived from the USDA with new food guidelines, including a replacement for the old USDA Food Guide Pyramid: an official new set of U.S. Dietary Guidelines.  It was unveiled on June 2nd – a colorful […]

Cellphones and Cancer: Should We Worry?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

There’s much talk about cellphones and a rare form of cancer, a brain tumor named glioma.  This cellphone and cancer concern has been recently prompted by the World Health Organization putting cellphones on a “possibly carcinogenic” list.  Is there cause […]

God is Able!

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I had the pleasure and honor of delivering this past Sunday’s sermon at the Second Baptist Church in Bloomington, Indiana. At that wonderful service, the angelic choir sang “Yes, God is Able.” That got me thinking! Yes, God is always […]

Previous Posts

Goodbye Beliefnet
Today is the last day of this column on Beliefnet.com.  After over 12 years of daily writings on Beliefnet, I’m moving on.  I thank God for this wonderful experience.  As far as I’ve been told, I’m the last original Beliefnet ...

posted 11:47:45am Jun. 30, 2011 | read full post »

It’s All Alright
If ever you are worried, fearful, or think that things are not all right, hand it over to God. Put your problems into God’s infinite care.  Hold up the troubles so that God can see them.  He will see your good intentions and efforts to do ...

posted 10:55:26am Jun. 29, 2011 | read full post »

Take My Survey - Enter to Win a Book, DVD and/or CD
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posted 5:19:49pm Jun. 28, 2011 | read full post »

Weight Loss: Eat Less? Exercise More? Do Calories Count?
It’s not just how much we eat, it’s WHAT we eat that affects our weight.  Those who eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains gain less weight, and maintain weight loss better than those who eat a lot of carbohydrates, potatoes, ...

posted 3:28:20pm Jun. 28, 2011 | read full post »

Blessed Assurance
“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself,” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the worst moment of the depression in the 1930’s.  He was right. Fear is not always useful.  It often just gets in the way. Sometimes, our ...

posted 12:00:09pm Jun. 27, 2011 | read full post »

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