One Simple Tip To Improve Your Health

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Most of us have felt overwhelmed at one time or another as we endeavored to make lifestyle changes. I often recommend a good place to begin is to start making small measurements. This usually involves a weekly record of weight and waist measurements, as well as perhaps time spent exercising. These measurements are extremely effective for helping with weight loss, …

How To Stop Overthinking

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As a general rule, thinking is a good thing, right? 😉 But, some people overthink everything, and others don’t think enough… so how can you get the balance right? Unfortunately, it is possible to think yourself into anxiety, frustration, and even illness. So, if you have the ability to make things that should be simple, complex; or a minor issue, …

Self-Compassion: Why You Should Give Yourself A Break

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Do you find you get frustrated and critical with yourself when faced with a setback in your health and fitness program? Are you harder on yourself than you would be on a friend or colleague? Many people, in fact probably most people, feel the same way. But, some surprising research suggests that people who are kind to themselves, and more …

Finding the Inspiration to Change Your Thoughts

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One of the hardest things about trying to change your life for the better is that it can be difficult to see beyond your present circumstances. A problem that has plagued you for years may seem as if it’s insurmountable, yet sometimes a friend or mentor can see answers to our problems that we would never have considered. Why? Because …

Negativity: 3 Home Truths You Need to Hear

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I asked myself the other day, “Just what is it that holds people back from making positive lifestyle change?” My personal belief is that it’s negative perceptions. We all get those days, when things get on top of us — we’re tired, we’re overworked, we’re stressed, there’s a mountain of housework, and the kids are running amuck. As if that wasn’t …