"Chronic stress exposes your body to
elevated levels of stress hormones that can
elevate blood pressure, blood glucose
and contribute to weight gain.
Meditation, yoga, journaling, talk
therapy, and exercising can help."
To m... Read more
"Get moving. Physical activity is an important
part of a heart-healthy routine.
It can also help you control your weight, lower
your blood pressure, and improve your cholesterol levels.
Shoot for at least 30 minutes of exercise each ... Read more
We are creatures of habit. Try to replace bad habits with good habits. Sometimes those replacements can be special and feel more like rewards than replacements.
Remember that you are worth it.... Read more
"Everything is a choice.
You choose to watch TV instead of walking,
or to de-stress by eating instead of talking to someone.
Before you act, stop and ask
yourself if this "solution"
will really help you in the long run."
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"Don't wait until tomorrow, next week, or
next month to get back on track
start right away. Put your mistake
into the past and move forward.
Slipups are normal and they don't
mean failure. Instead of
beating yourself u... Read more
"Create your reality.
The mind doesn't know the difference
between imagined events and reality.
Try goal-related affirmations each day
and your behavior will reflect what you want to be."
We can do it!... Read more
"To prevent boredom, try new
things. Enroll in a class,
find a local support group,
try a new workout, or
anything that keeps you excited."
It seems like there is always something new to try with food too. New Items, new re... Read more
"Sticking to your goals may
require some supplies,
like good shoes to exercise"
The right tools for me are:
Healthy foods in the house
To do list
What tools do... Read more
"While your long-term
goal may be to lose 50
pounds or more, each
pound lost is one step
closer and each
After a few setbacks in 2008, it was quite a thrill to see things getting back on track. Someti... Read more
goals can be stressful.
The more items you
focus on, the more each
task suffers from a lack
of priority, attention and
Sometime some goals need to take a back burner so you can focus on what is re... Read more
"You do a lot for others, but tend
to neglect yourself. Give yourself the care,
attention and love that you need. Your goals are
important and you deserve to take time for
yourself each day in order to achieve them."
This is... Read more