If you are an emotional eater, it is important you begin to recognize what triggers this eating and learn strategies other than food for comfort. Even when emotional, if you can slow down and be intentional about how to you deal with those emotions, it will help both your emotions and your waistline. Emotional eating … Continue reading Emotional eating.
The more mindful you are, the more likely you will meet your goals with intention. When you practice being more mindful, daily healthy decision making may come with more ease. When I begin my days mindful and with intention, it is much easier for me to slow down and think before I overeat or skip … Continue reading Daily mindfulness.
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.