This topic is fitting today, as I have been battling a bad cold/flu - even more annoying that it is this time of year! I find it hard to stay on track when I am not well. Even when I feel nauseated, I have a tendency to think comfort foods will make me feel better. … Continue reading Stay on track through illness.
Stress is one of the main reasons we do not engage in healthy behaviors. When stress sets in, we feel overwhelmed, frazzled, and decision making becomes more difficult. When feeling led by negative emotion, negative coping choices easily follow. Small bits of mindfulness are hugely helpful in slowing down and regaining the ability to make … Continue reading Mindfulness activities.
Depressed and anxious moods can really wreak havoc on a healthy lifestyle. It is very hard to find the motivation to engage in healthy behaviors when feeling emotionally unwell. Yet, it is those healthy behaviors that will actually make you feel better! This is the difficulty of mental health and makes it a tough cycle … Continue reading Boost your mental health.
A positive mindset improves quality of life dramatically. Right now, consider the difference in emotion telling yourself, "you will never lose weight, you are terrible" versus, "this is going to be hard, but you can do it, you have it in you!" Or some variety of this!! Here is a bit more about the power … Continue reading Positive mindset.
Balance in self-care is importance for both physical and psychological wellness. Here is a nice article from POPSUGAR with ideas for more rounded self-care and a wheel to visualize where you are at! Work on adding at least one of these into each week or month! https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Parts-Self-Care-Wheel-44872040/amp