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.
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.
Small changes over time will lead to results, even if you are not seeing them right away! Keep up with steady, small, healthy changes and you will be making progress. Something is surely better than nothing, so don’t give up! Check out this motivational story about the power of sticking to small healthy changes consistently … Continue reading Consistency is key.
It can be hard to push through that afternoon slump. Here are some tips that don't involve excessive afternoon caffeine - which could further impact sleep - and create a vicious cycle of even greater fatigue the next day! From SparkPeople... https://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?post=beat_the_afternoon_slump
Patience and perseverance are absolutely essential with weight loss. There will be many times you do not see the scale move, but you must keep moving forward with the healthy behaviors! Check out this post from Diane Petrella about why patience and perseverance are so important... https://dianepetrella.com/blog/weight-loss/patience-and-perseverance/