It can be very hard to be active when we feel low emotionally or low energy in general. But... activity is typically just what we need in those moments to boost mood and energy! Here is a portion of an article from Psychology Today with tips for behavioral activation when you are low on mood … Continue reading Mood boosting with activity.
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.
Here is a short list of practical tips for further enhancing overall wellness from Psychology Today... Certainly as we age, the way we eat and exercise may need to change. In my early 30's when I started my weight loss journey, I could run longer and enjoyed a high protein diet. Nearing 40, I find … Continue reading Monitor your wellness.
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.
It can be hard to remember gratitude in relationships. Things we previously found endearing, were easily willing to do for, or would put up with from the other person can become frustrating annoyances. Small irritations are easily brushed off in the beginning phase of a relationship. Soon, though, repeatedly picking up towels from the floor … Continue reading Relationships.