The beginning of a week is one of the best times to renew motivation and set an intention for the upcoming week.
Category Archives: Health
Today’s motivational nudge: 6 Brain smart nutrition ideas to try
We all need the reminder to choose healthier nutritional options.
Ways to deal with dry eyes – some at-home life style changes to consider
According to the NEI (National Eye Institute) in this article, “dry eye occurs when the eye does not produce tears properly, or when the tears are not of the correct consistency and evaporate too quickly”.
Beginning strength training in the New Year – resistance bands vs. dumbbells vs. kettle bells
If you’re starting out or getting back into strength training as well, here are 3 different methods to consider
December theme – It’s time to stay active!
Happy December! In an effort to gather up the motivation to resist holiday treats and stay disciplined with having an exercise routine, I’ve decided to make this the month to be motivated about staying active and not let the holidays or the end of the year be that excuse for waiting until January to thinkContinue reading “December theme – It’s time to stay active!”
🥕🎃Strategies for staying healthy on Halloween and during the fall-winter season🎃🥕
Happy Halloween! I realize eating healthy isn’t the easiest thing to do today especially if you’re surrounded by incoming or outgoing candy.
7 healthy, caffeine-free beverages to try at home
Coffee is my beverage of choice in the morning. I also love black tea and hot chocolate. These are all, unfortunately, caffeinated beverages and not the healthiest options to have during all hours of the day. In an effort to make getting those 8 glasses of water a day easier, I’ve switched over to theseContinue reading “7 healthy, caffeine-free beverages to try at home”
5 good reasons to add strength training to a cardio focused fitness routine
I sometimes equate exercise with purely cardio workouts and think of strength training as an added bonus to my fitness routine (if I have the time or feel up for it).
Finding consistency – how to stop thinking of a healthy lifestyle as a one time event
When writing this, I didn’t know whether I wanted to lament about how hard it is to be consistent with healthy habits or to share tips and strategies that have worked well for me in the past that I am kick starting again.
Are 30 day challenges worth it in the long term?
Last year, when the pandemic gave us all pause, I decided to focus on my health and challenged myself with different, easy 30 day challenges to add different types of low impact exercise, better nutrition, more hydration.My aim was to have a healthier routine and a better exercise schedule. Was it worth it? Yes, ofContinue reading “Are 30 day challenges worth it in the long term?”