5 Mindset Shifts That Help New Habits Stick

5 Mindset Shifts That Help New Habits Stick

Have you, like me, tried to make a habit change at some point in your life, only to find that it’s harder than it seems? Why is it so difficult to stick to intentions that will benefit us? I’ve discovered the answer has less to do with willpower and far more to do with mindset. In order to make lasting change, try these mindset shifts that help new habits stick by replacing old phrases with new ones.

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Cultivating A Positive Perspective

Cultivating A Positive Perspective

Would you consider yourself a positive person? Would the people around you say that you were happy? The pressures of the holidays can magnify negative feelings or self-doubting thoughts. The good news … they don’t have to take root. Cultivating a positive perspective is quite possible.

I heard an interesting presentation recently by a neuroscientist who shared that our feelings generally last only 90 seconds. When we dwell on and rehearse a feeling, it can become a mood. It was a concept that caught my attention and resonated. It’s not wrong to have negative feelings, but it’s much better not to dwell on them.

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Insulin Resistance As The Starting Gate

Insulin Resistance As The Starting Gate

We all know someone with Type 2 Diabetes. What is their primary challenge? It’s common to think it is high blood sugar, but it is actually insulin resistance. What is the main issue for someone with cardiovascular disease or high blood pressure? Insulin resistance. What about frequent migraines, non-alcoholic fatty liver, osteoporosis, or infertility? You guessed it – insulin resistance. Are you beginning to see insulin resistance as the starting gate?

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Dr Google Will Not Save You

Dr. Google Will Not Save You

What do you do when you have questions these days? You probably go online and search, like many people do every day.

“The latest data shows that Google processes over 99,000 searches every single second (Internet Live Stats, 2022).
This makes more than 8.5 billion searches a day (Internet Live Stats, 2022).”

What does this word mean? Where can I find this item? What causes specific symptoms? How can I relieve acid reflux?

We have so many questions. To be blunt, you cannot Google yourself to good health.

I don’t believe Google actually wants you well. If they did, your searches would lead you to information that gives you real answers. Sadly, the search results are doing the opposite.

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5 Benefits of Yoga and Meditation

5 Benefits Of Yoga And Meditation

We all have a lot on our plates. You may work long hours in a business where you are responsible for the needs of your company, employees, and customers. Or you may work even longer hours in your home, raising a family.

It is all too easy to neglect your own health and self-care, which can be detrimental to your goals. There are several reasons you should consider beginning a yoga or meditation practice as part of your plan for success.

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Fall Into A Healthier Routine

Fall Into A Healthier Routine

As fall approaches the leaves are changing color, the air is getting cooler, and it’s officially time to start the transition into autumn. This can be a difficult time for many people who are used to enjoying the summer sun and activities, but autumn brings its own unique set of delights. You can fall into a healthier routine.

One of the best things about autumn is that it’s a great time to reset your routine and start fresh. If you feel like you need a change, now is the perfect time to make some adjustments to your wellness routine. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

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Is Your Age Really Your Age

Is Your Age Really Your Age?

. Is your age really your age? It’s harder to see it in yourself, so think about your friends. There are likely some that look or act older than they are. And some that seem younger than their birthdate would indicate. Is it their face that doesn’t match that number, or is it their energy, and actions?

Perhaps it is actually their biological age, which measures the health of their cells and DNA instead.  If you’ve been tuned into health, it’s not a great leap to say your biological age matters more than your chronological one. But what is biological age and why is it important?

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10 Tips To Polish Your Crown

10 Tips To Polish Your Crown

Do you wear a crown each day? Not even the royals wear their bejeweled crowns daily, yet many would say your hair is the crown you never take off. I would say that is true for women. When you look in the mirror, are you satisfied, or would you be interested in 10 tips to polish your crown?

#1 Avoid mechanical damage.

Mechanical damage is anything that physically roughs up or harms the hair shaft. This is the leading cause of hair damage and hair loss. Sources of mechanical damage could include poorly quality brushes, brushing hair when wet, and using hair ties with metal or sharp edges that can damage hair.

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How To Avoid Environmental Toxins

How To Avoid Environmental Toxins

Spring is in the air, and I wonder whether you are enjoying the beauty outside as much as I am? I wonder, along with outdoor beauty, does spring conjure up thoughts of spring cleaning for you, or was that a different generation? Aside from an added focus on the nooks and crannies of your home, you might consider cleaning out some of the other hidden nasties and how to avoid environmental toxins.

I often share about the importance of eliminating toxins for your health, and I’m wondering if you know that their concentrations can be up to 5 times higher indoors than outside? And many of us spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors!

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Fitting Self-Care Into Your Busy Schedule

Fitting Self-Care Into Your Busy Schedule

Have you thought that your schedule was too busy to allow for self-care? All aspects of self-care – physical, emotional, and social – contribute to your overall wellbeing. Having a self-care routine decreases stress, lessens anxiety, and increases your feelings of happiness. Let’s face it … how can you maintain that busy schedule if you don’t refill your cup? It’s so important! Here are a few practical ways for fitting self-care into your busy schedule:

Take Care of Your Body

Exercising and eating healthy is not just something we do to prevent illness — it’s an integral part of your self-care routine. Treat your body right by feeding it nutritious and delicious food, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep at night. Get outside for some fresh air every day, even for just a few minutes. Taking care of your physical body also improves your mental wellbeing — so it will be worthwhile for you to emphasize getting this onto your daily schedule.

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