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.
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.
Here is an article from mindbodygreen with tips on using your phone to help keep you moving toward your goals. I personally do my best when I have a reminder of my goal as my wallpaper and lock screen. I also regularly set motivational reminders in my calendar that pop up throughout the day. Any one bad moment … Continue reading Use phone is a tool to stay on track.
Our bodies are so important and so incredible! They get us through the long days, carry us around, and maintain our health. The body is also a signal for when our bad habits are getting in the way of health - our physical and psychological health. It truly is so important to take the best … Continue reading Be grateful for and toward your body.
A gratitude diary can be a great way to take time to be grateful each day. It is also something positive and uplifting to look back on when you find yourself feeling negative, depressed, and just generally down. Writing everyday, or even just taking the time to think about what you are grateful for everyday … Continue reading Gratitude diary.