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Tag: healthy lifestyle

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions

Aging is a gift, not a set of restrictions.We get to define what aging looks like … no one else!

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Willpower & Discipline … Ugh!

First, let’s talk about change. It’s hard! By the time we’re 50 and older, we’re darned stuck in our ways, right?! In order to make changes last, we have to learn about how to effectively use discipline and willpower. In his book, The One Thing, Gary Keller says what we need is a new habit, […]

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Build a Stairway to a Healthy Lifestyle

Creating a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to be difficult. We make it challenging by delving into a multitude of changes all at once. Instead of beginning a new diet, adding in a regimented exercise program, instantly drinking half your weight in ounces of water and signing up for transcendental meditation, take a few days to […]

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Craving Something Unhealthy?

Well, I was too! I wasn’t craving the worst thing, Campbell’s Vegetarian Vegetable Soup, but there are things on the ingredient list that just don’t work for me. The corn is most likely GMO which is a controversial subject, but I choose to err on the side of caution and avoid it when possible. And […]

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17 Healthy Choices: 1 Simple Change

Does getting healthy seem overwhelming? Do you think you’re going to have to give up everything you love? Change your entire life? It doesn’t have to be that way! Instead of worrying about changing your lifestyle completely, pick one thing to change and just make one simple change every month or two. In a year […]

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You Can Reduce the Effects of Aging!

   

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How to Make Affirmations Actually Work!

We’ve all heard about the importance of goal-setting, writing/speaking affirmations and/or creating visions for our future and most of us have probably sat down with pen and paper to set some goals or put together a vision board at one time or another. Having goals and dreams is supposed to make them happen and for […]

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Big Impact: Minimal Effort

Anyone who knows me knows that I rarely eat a food that’s been artificially flavored, chemically preserved or enhanced or overly processed. I eat organic eggs, chicken and wild caught seafood. I feel good about that, but in thinking further, I realize that my choices have a greater impact on the planet and on its […]

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Get Happy! (The Practical Health Coach says, “It’s way easier to be healthy when you’re happy.”)

It’s hard to be healthy if you’re unhappy. Motivation is harder, discipline is harder, well, life is harder. The last thing we want when we’re down is to challenge ourselves. I’ve never been a miserable person, but today I’m a happy kind of person. It began when I decided to start my day with positivity. I’d […]

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Ask the Health Coach: Kids and Dairy

The question was, “What about guidelines for kids and dairy?” I totally apologize for not being able to just rattle off an answer, but when it comes to nutrition and diet, there are people far smarter and more educated than I who can’t land. I recommend that if you only visit and read one of […]

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