Benefits of High-Protein Diet – Mandala Lifestyle


Protein is one of three macro-nutrients (along with fat and carbohydrate) that make up the food we eat. Protein contains 4 calories per gram and its main purpose of the protein to build and repair body tissue (muscle).  There is hardly anyone who has never heard about high protein diet.  Many true supporters and followers…

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Books That Changed My Life

Books that changed my life

I’ve read a lot of books and as they say, knowledge is power. These were some of the books I read when I hadn’t quite figured out what to do with being 40 pounds’ overweight and smoking a pack a day.  When I didn’t know what I was going to do with the rest of…

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Focus: The importance of…hey, squirrel!


Ahh, the ability to be able to focus! It seems to be a lost art these days. It’s like we all have a bit of Attention Deficit Disorder. Whether at work or at home we seem to think we need to multitask. Don’t even get me started about the internet! Software that tracks users clicks…

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Are we having FUN yet?

Are we having fun yet

When it comes to fun, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Exercising? Eating more vegetables and fruits? Or maybe eliminating some bad habits? Okay before you close this webpage hear me out. I must admit that these are not the first things that come to my mind either for the “fun” category!…

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Why it’s so hard to make drastic lifestyle changes.

Setting Unrealistic Expectations Have you ever noticed that getting tough on yourself when it comes to dieting doesn’t work?  It’s very similar to an itch you are ignoring.  That itch wants to be itched, and the more you ignore it, the harder it gets to ignore it.  The same goes with a diet plan.  If…

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Motivation, Weight and the Movie “Creed”

Interested in Losing Weight

Why watch Creed? I know what you might be thinking. What does that have to do with me losing weight? I would argue a lot. In the movie “Creed”, we are shown two men Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa. Both men are searching to find meaning in their lives for very different reasons. Adonis Creed…

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Top 5 Reasons you may not be losing Weight

Top 5 Reasons you may not be losing weight

Many people come to me wanting to lose weight, but do not think things through. I want people to understand, the goal for anyone shouldn’t be losing weight. The goal should be how can I create the life I want. What does that mean? To me, that means having a work/life balance. Below are the…

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