Category: Healthy Habits

—————————————————————————————————————-

Make Exercise a Regular Practice

Make Exercise a Regular Practice This week’s Healthy Habit involves the ugly big E-word. . .exercise. It is so easy to avoid. It is often dreaded and feared. It can be downright intimidating and hard to start doing. . .or sticking with. But, it…

Tackle the Hardest Thing on Your To Do List First

Procrastination is often the result of fear, the unknown, or downright lack of motivation. The hardest thing on your ‘To Do’ list is often the thing that is done last or put aside. And what happens? It looms, festers, and weighs on you like…

EXPECT to Achieve Your Goals

“If you would like to accomplish something, you must expect this of yourself.”                            – Wayne Dyer That sounds so simple. BUT, ask yourself . . . are you REALLY expecting to…

Be Present With Your Family and Loved Ones

BE PRESENT with your family and loved ones.  Not just this holiday season, but as a daily practice.  Christmas is such a wonderful time of year–for many of us. For some, it is a reminder of the loved ones they’ve lost or from whom…

Drink 8-10 Glasses of Water

Drink AT LEAST 8 -10 Glasses of Water Per Day This one little habit can make a world of difference in your health. There are so many benefits to drinking water—it keeps you hydrated, helps fight off infection (especially during this cold and flu…

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

HAVE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Make a conscious effort to seek the good in all situations. Yesterday, my husband and son raked up the massive amount of leaves in our front yard (boo!), but in the process, they found my car registration that I…

Set Your Intention for the Day and Then Execute

Part of the 52 Weeks of Healthy Habits for Bright Light Living Series. Set your intention for the day and then execute.

MAKE YOUR BED EVERY MORNING

The Benefits of Making Your Bed Every Morning. A weekly habit–part of the 52 Healthy Habits for Bright Light Living series.

Tips for Fitting Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule

No more excuses. Make time to exercise, despite your busy schedule, by implementing these helpful tips. Whether that involves exercising when you are at your child’s sports practice or actually writing down exercise classes on your calendar, there are ways to ensure that you do not skimp on the exercise.

6 Simple Things that Can Help You Lose Weight

What does your typical eating day look like? Are you frustrated because you think you are watching what you eat or drink, but your scale and clothes are telling you otherwise? Tracking calories is not fun, but the process can be so revealing. A…

Lunch Salads Made in Advance

What should I eat for . . .lunch? I will be honest: I am not the best at bringing my lunch to work. I should be. It would save me a lot of money, calories, and angst in deciding what to eat each day. Some…

Saving Money with Meal and Grocery Planning

“Do you feed your kids?”   I was at a family gathering a few weeks ago when my sister in-law asked me this. We were discussing grocery shopping and how much we spend each week.  My sister in-law gasped when I told her how…