Like a pyramid, the base of a healthy lifestyle is good wholesome food. Eating Twinkies all day and expecting to have a happy body is not a good long term plan.
Exercise and a strong work ethic play a large part in overall wellness. Stress recognition and management and a constant desire to learn also are important.
If you are always looking for the "perfect" answer to every problem, you will lose the best part of life: Adventure.
Self-Reliance is a principal of power. It means learning to make due with what you have. Once you can realize the difference between need and want, you begin to enjoy the safety of knowing that most of use actually have more than we actually need.
Although we come from a religious background, spiritual power comes from many sources. For us, we recognize that there is more to living than ourselves.