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.
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Self-care is something often neglected, another thing you may think you do not have time for. While exercise and healthy eating are part of self-care, it is important to expand self-care into relaxation, downtime, self-exploration, trying new things, etc. Unfortunately it is all too easy to get into the habit of treating ourselves with negative … Continue reading Make self-care a habit.
For March let us focus on habits! Our lives are really just a series of habits... some good and leading to positive results... some not so good and contributing to those things we likely want to change. Thinking of life as a series of habits can be a powerful tool to change your thinking, change your behaviors, … Continue reading Habits for wellness.
Here is a Halloween candy calorie guide from Hungry Girl. Don't be afraid to add treats into your diet in moderation! Life is not about complete deprivation, and deprivation only makes it more likely you'll fall off and binge. Work on being mindful when you indulge. Sit down, savor that treat, pay attention to that taste you've … Continue reading Halloween candy guide.