Commentary: One Day … One Step … At A Time

We often become overly excited about getting healthy and start by making too many changes overnight. Unfortunately, this usually becomes overwhelming and difficult to sustain long-term. A better method of behavior change for most of us is to find and implement small changes, one or two at a time. It becomes easier when we realize that wellness is not a destination. It is a lifestyle. Click the link here to read about one woman’s successful journey with a series of small steps.

A lot of small changes add up….

Oh, That New Year’s Resolution

Here we go. All the Resolutionaries are gearing up to begin the year seeking their health and fitness. Unfortunately, many soon suffer a lapse and throw up their hands in defeat. We all suffer lapses in our fitness journeys. The key to success is getting up and prodding on from that lapse. Fitness is a lifestyle, not a destination. Follow this link for tips to a successful resolution.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/answer-these-5-questions-to-help-make-your-new-years-resolutions-stick-2017122012940

Hungry? Stop Eating

We often over eat for all the wrong reasons. And those wrong reasons are learned behaviors. Mom told us to “clean your plate.” Foods, especially sweets, became rewards. Others became “comfort food” when we are distressed. Please visit the link below for more information.

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https://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy-living-article/60/6272/why-do-we-eat-when-we-aren-t-hungry/

Don’t Park the Bus: Create New Habits

A sedentary lifestyle is a habit we often create for ourselves. Likewise, health and wellness require new habits we must adopt if we want to overcome that deadly sedentary lifestyle. Remember, it takes time to change our daily habits. Don’t get discouraged and simply park the bus. Keep driving. Here are some useful tips for success.
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