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Charging Life needs your help and prayers.

Hi, I’m Todd of the Charging Life project. 
 Thanks for spending a moment of your time to read about Charging Life! 
Before I get into what Charging Life is, and why God’s impressed it upon my heart to continue this amazing project, recently God showed me something harsh, hurtful and yet freeing in my life that I feel He is pressing me to share. How I got to where I am, and why Charging Life is so important. I come from a very, very broken family where mental and physical abuse was the norm. It was family of two

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5 Reasons to Avoid High Fructose Corn Syrup

Here’s a scientific fact for you. High fructose corn syrup is a man made chemical that you should avoid at all costs if you’re striving for a healthy and attractive lifestyle. How’s this for unnatural. It is made by treating genetically modified corn with a variety of enzymes to extract the sugar glucose and then convert some of it into fructose. What this leaves you with is a mixture of fructose and glucose, which then finds its way into juices and sodas. Why do companies do this? Thre is only one reason. It’s cheaper than using good old-fashioned sugar. However,

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Let’s Go Extreme: Your Loved One Doesn’t Need a Formal Intervention

Let’s Go Extreme: Your Loved One Doesn’t Need a Formal Intervention Author: Alex Newman No two addicts are the same. Although most people who struggle with addiction have certaintraits that are common, everyone’s situation is unique. That’s why standard interventions are specifically tailored to the person in need, but there are certain scenarios that require a more intense approach to getting a patient in to addiction treatment, called Extreme Intervention. Most Interventionists don’t want you to know that a majority of the time, your loved one won’t need a formal intervention. A successful intervention requires the proper use of whatever leverage is

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The Important Securer Of Your Life And Destiny

Are you in a battle that you seem to be losing? Or do you wonder whether that big dream of yours will ever come to fruition? I have good news for you: your life and destiny can be secured through prayers. This article explains why prayer is a vital tool in realizing your heart desires. Then He came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with Me one hour? Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak – Matthew 26:40-41(NKJV) For

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10 Tips to Quit Drinking Alcohol

1. Don’t hang around people and places where you might be tempted to drink. Stop going to the bars where you used to drink and stop associating with people who will pressure you to drink. 2. Go through your cabinets and throw away every single bottle of alcohol. If you have a spouse or roommate who drinks alcohol, kindly ask if they could drink when you’re not around. 3. Take it one day, one second, or even one hour at a time. 4. Advertise it to the world that you want to quit drinking. Seek the support and encouragement from

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Understanding Video Game Addiction

Video game addiction is becoming a serious problem these days as more and more people spend hours isolated playing video games. We increasingly live in virtual world and some people choose to inhabit this world more than they interact with the real world. Because many people now play video games with virtual opponents they can become increasingly isolated and often don’t even notice how long they are stuck playing a particular game. Simple game playing can turn into addiction when players spend hours a day online without a single break. Players can become so engrossed in the game that they

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Long Term Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On The Body

An addiction to alcohol is a lasting same ailment that can damage a person’s career and their family. It can also be fatal to their health if left untreated. Long Term Effects Of Alcohol Abuse On The Body Substantial alcoholic drinks in-take on a regular basis causes chemical changes to a individual’s brain. For example, it alters the composition of the body’s gamma-aminobutyric acids, which function to inhibit impulsiveness, and glutamate, which fuels the nervous system. Unnecessary drinking also tends to drain these chemicals, which can depress the nervous system and hurt important areas of the brain. Loss of control

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Practical Steps to Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming procrastination is no easy task for anyone to accomplish due to our natural human tendency to take the easy way out. We all fall victims of procrastination at certain points in our life but it is our ability to recognize the negative consequences of procrastination and resolve to do away with it that makes us eventually rise above procrastination. You cannot overcome procrastination by merely wishing alone; if you want to stop procrastinating, you have to be willing to learn and let go of old habits. So what is the way out of procrastination? Keep Things Simple Many times

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Living Without TV

The most important step in becoming a productive minimalist is in getting rid of the TV. This almost seems like an alien concept for the 21st century lifestyle, but I can assure you the benefits are there in abundance. I used to have a 42” wall-mounted LCD screen, it was my pride and joy and would supply the majority of my entertainment from the hours of 6pm-11pm. I used a number of excuses to justify its overwhelming influence on my life – it was a relaxing source of entertainment, I was too tired to do anything else and some of the programmes were educational.

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The Awful Truth About Energy Drinks

You can’t go to a sporting event, sponsored outdoor activity or even the corner store without advertisements for energy drinks staring you down. Will these handy beverages give you a jolt of vigor or leave you in a slump? The answer is, both. And that’s not all they’ll do. The active ingredient in energy drinks varies, as do their side effects. None are superior, they all carry the potential to do awful things to your body. CAFFEINE – It’s good enough for coffee and tea, why not your energy drink? It works like amphetamines, cocaine, and heroin, in the way

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