I sadly lost a family member last week, bringing with it stress and high emotion for so many. Such times come with seemingly impossible physical and emotional distress. It is vitally important during such stressful times to stay on top of wellness to aid in coping and healing. Grief and overwhelming stress come in many … Continue reading Grief and exercise.
Adding relaxation into every day will decrease stress in general, as well as give you the tools to cope better. Stress can be a huge barrier to weight loss and staying on track. Learning the tools to get through those moments is absolutely important to your success! Here are some tips from PsychCentral on how … Continue reading Add relaxation.
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.
Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful – the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. When life gets stressful, it can be hard to be grateful. It is likewise hard when that stress gets in the way of meeting our goals – and we begin feeling ungrateful to the things/people … Continue reading Gratitude.
This time of year can be a more stressful and hectic time for both positive and negative reasons. We must deal with weather changes, and changing seasons can decrease motivation and mood; holiday planning, which can come with financial stress; family dynamics; end of year tasks... many things become stressors. Here are some tips from mindbodygreen to … Continue reading Get healthy no matter how stressed.