10 Ways To Have A Good Day

1-As soon as negative thoughts enter your mind, replace them with something good. If the thoughts are about your failure on your fitness journey or eating plan, immediately analyze why it happened and do it right this time. Don’t wallow in it. Fix it. 2-Be proactive, not reactive. That’s really the key to everything, the…

Go Hike For Stress Relief

I absolutely love getting out and hiking in the deep woods for not only great exercise, but also as a means to drastically reduce the stress in my life. At fifty five years old, I find myself feeling like a kid again when discovering new trails. It matters little whether the trail is easy with…

Be the Boss of Your Life

Today on first day of the week, you can plan to have a victorious seven days. Here’s a few tips that might help. 1-Decide what you really want. Sometimes we think that we want something but it’s actually just a passing whim. Before you move Heaven and Earth to make a thing come to pass,…

Escape Anxiety and Meet Your Goals

Anxiety, Depression and Goals Setting and working towards goals can reduce anxiety and depression and help you lead a happier life. (1) When we are constantly motivated to move towards a goal, we tend to organize our lives in that direction. We have less time for negative thoughts that weigh us down and hinder our…

Sunday Tips for a Good Monday

We have a tendency to “let our hair down” on the weekend and then have hell to pay on Monday morning. Incorporate these tips into your afternoon for a good start on the week. 1- Catch some ZZZ’s. Quite often we tend to try to cram too much into the weekend and we’re exhausted on…

What To Do When You Don’t Feel Like It

Anyone who has determined to be healthy will have days when you just don’t feel like doing the things that you know that you need to do such as working out and planning your meals. Those are the days that your success is determined. There are not many days that most of us who have…

State of Mind

Everything that we do begins and ends with a thought. Some of us are genetically programmed to look on the bright side but a large number of people have tendencies to always look for the negative aspect of everything. This habit causes anxiety. If you are geared this way, you may be having a great…

How Do I Develop Good Habits?

While we all want to develop good habits, sometimes it seems easier said than done. Nike was on to something when they coined their phrase, “Just Do It” because, as it turns out, that’s how it happens! We have two systems in our brains that help us create habits. System A is the system that…

Perfectionism or Excellence?

I’m not sure how it happened, maybe in my strict upbringing, maybe exposure to the Hollywood worshiping culture that seems to permeate this country, maybe it’s genetic, but somewhere along the way I began to set insanely high standards for myself in some areas. While this can be a great benefit, it can also be…

How Do You Respond To Adversity?

We’ve all heard the saying, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” What does this mean to you and how do you respond when the going gets tough? What is the long term effect of your stress response on your overall health? Your ability to handle the stress in your life can affect…