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Posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 2:26pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Sometimes we adhere to social norms or peer pressure when reaching for the higher health standard. The goals your friends or even your partner want to work on may not be the goals that matter most to you.Read the full entry
Posted: Monday, March 2, 2015 - 7:00am | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Optimal health requires commitment under the best of circumstances, and shift workers have additional challenges. However, it is achievable if you make your health a priority and you have a plan.Read the full entry
Posted: Monday, February 2, 2015 - 9:56am | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Sometimes we aren’t even aware of when we are being unkind to ourselves. We’ve been buying these negative thoughts and reinforcing them for so long that when we find evidence to dispute the negatives, we are doubtful and have trouble accepting it. How can we learn to be more tolerant with ourselves, and give ourselves the same grace others give us?Read the full entry
Posted: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 9:43am | 5 comment(s). Leave yours!
The challenge faced by most people I interact with is motivation-- to exercise, eat right, get enough sleep, find time to do things that bring joy, etc. We know that all of these good health habits will help us live longer and feel better. But knowing and doing are two very different experiences for many. What stops us from starting? What gets in our way of doing what makes us feel so much better? What derails us once we do finally start? Why do we stay stuck with habits that drag us down and make us feel like we’re just going through the motions?Read the full entry
Posted: Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:43am | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday food season. If you're hoping to enjoy the holiday a little less indulgently this year, here are some tips to get you started.Read the full entry