Sleep is something that every body craves. So why does everyone struggle with it periodically? You’ve tried to do it right – you skip caffeine late in the day; you don’t eat a heavy meal right before bed; you make sure the light... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
Are you someone who jumps out of bed each day, bursting with energy and ready to go? If not (and not many people are!), then you aren’t alone in wondering how morning exercisers do it. Somehow it must be easier for them to get up wh... Read more
Do you have to hit the snooze button over and over before you can finally drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Are you nodding off in math class on a regular basis? If you’re exhausted all the time but you don’t know why, your electro... Read more
7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... Read more
I saw a quote that said, Roll out of bed and start working out before your brain figures out what you are doing!
Great idea, but as soon as I close my eyes, I dream that I am working out when I am just sound asleep.... Read more
My problem is that I don't usually eat breakfast. I'm just not hungry. It's so hard to force myself to eat something. I should make some hard boiled eggs again. I love yogurt with grapenuts, but my kids always steal my yogurts.... Read more
Sometimes, well actually a lot of times, I have a hard time staying the course and continuing to make good choices. I have found a few things that have helped me. I have found that the appearance of what im eating makes a big difference in the satisf... Read more
I made a conscious decision to stop eating a couple hours before bedtime. It has made a tremendous difference in my weight loss efforts. I think maybe my body is more comfortable when it doesn't have to digest all night when it's already trying to be... Read more
One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing. It's amazing what you can accomplish in less than seven minutes to set your day on the right path... Read more
Often I hear people talk about their desire to change their lifestyle and adopt healthier habits. “I’m ready to do it, but I’m just going to wait until after vacation to start.” “I really want to lose weight, so af... Read more
My newest challenge for myself is to stop eating late at night/right before bed. I would love it if my schedule was consistent enough to set a TIME that I was not allowed to eat after, but I am kind of in a haphazard stage of life so I am just going... Read more
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