Beyond a take-charge approach and a positive attitude, you can reduce stress in your life by nurturing yourself. If you regularly make time for fun and relaxation, you’ll be in a better place to handle life’s stressors...
Losing weight is confusing enough without all the gimmicks and conflicting advice, but what's the deal when your weight loss efforts suddenly stall? Here are 8 reasons you might have hit a plateau with your weight loss efforts:
Though the connection isn’t usually made, there are ways to get healthier and save money at the same time. This is the opposite of what most people think happens. It’s usually thought that you actually have to spend more money in order to improve your health. In truth, it’s possible – even easy – to combine both getting healthier and saving money.
With the increased incidence of illness in the cooler months, I’ve gotten several questions lately about natural ways to bring down a fever, especially in young children. My personal solution is somewhat unconventional, but it has helped my family fight illness more quickly and usually prevent recurring infection…
Grief is a universal experience. We all experience loss, but everyone expresses that grief in their own way. When families grieve together it requires grace and compassion.
Losing weight can be challenging at the best of times, especially when there's so much conflicting information all too readily available about the most effective ways to do it. Personally I believe that every body is different, so what works for one person may not necessarily work for another.
That said, I do believe in some fundamentals when it comes to weight loss, which I have outlined below. Some of these may work for you, and some may not. That’s OK! You must always remember to do what's best for your own body — no one knows it better than you, after all!
Identify the specific causes of your holiday stress. What are the factors that are causing the most stress and anxiety for you? Money worries? Underlying tensions with certain family members? Then do what you can to address those issues. Try to find free holiday activities or gifts. Come up with ways you can either resolve or temporarily set aside conflict with a feuding family member.
Pushing through hard times or challenging situations is not always what we want to do. And I am not just talking about toxic thinking and emotional situations, but also about learning situations in school, university or corporate environments.
We know that God has designed our brains and bodies to our advantage. Well, sleep – including little naps during the day when you are tired – is one of our greatest advantages. It has a multiplicity of benefits: our brains and bodies restore; our systems reboot; our processing and creativity ability increases; our chances of making bad decisions decrease; we can even find solutions to new problems whilst our memories and intelligence improve! And these are just a few of the benefits!
Over 50 percent of American men, and 60 percent of American women, never engage in any vigorous physical activity lasting more than 10 minutes per week. This despite a growing body of research clearly showing that "exercise deficiency" threatens your overall health and mental well-being, and shortens your lifespan.
How to get a grip on autopilot noshing and be more mindful when you eat.
Water is the most foundational aspect of health because it is involved in every function of our bodies. Did you know that water is...
“Living Foods” are foods in a raw or close-to-raw state. Living foods include fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds, and nuts...