Make self-care a habit.

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.

Stop complaining.

It can be so easy to find something to complain about, and some people are chronic complainers. If you have ever been around a chronic complainer, you know how exhausting it is! It can be difficult to notice when you yourself are the culprit of chronic complaint. Take a moment right now to really think … Continue reading Stop complaining.

Keep up with goals on the weekend.

Rather than make weekends a time to let go of all goals and have a break from your healthy ambitions, make the weekend the no-excuse time to get in a workout and plan for wellness! You likely have somewhat more downtime on the weekend, less work (hopefully), and it should be easier to plan for … Continue reading Keep up with goals on the weekend.

Gratitude.

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.

Get healthy no matter how stressed.

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.