Do you take the term "comfort food" to a new level ... eating to soothe your pain? If so, you aren't alone.
Got a hot date tonight but still haven't shed those final five pounds? Fortunately, sex appeal isn't all about weight. We asked our experts for some suggestions about how you can feel irresistible at any dress size, and here's what they had to say!
These are my top wellness steps borrowed from what the books say and what I’ve learned from my clients. If you want to improve your wellness, you may have to eat differently, change your exercise program, or develop a new sleep plan. You have to be focused. There may be other behaviors you have to look at, like how much time you work, relax and spend with friends. You can use these steps with any goal you’re working on.
Food fuels your body, and exercise keeps it fit, firm and ready. It’s obvious to say nutrition and fitness are important, but the real goal is to nourish and challenge your body efficiently and appropriately. Avoid wasting time in the gym and in your pantry by sidestepping these 12 common myths. Myth #1: You should eat carbohydrates before you exercise.
When people tell me about their current wellness plan, they often tell me about what they should be doing. I should… run more, sit at the computer less, eat more fiber, eat less junk, get out with friends more, sleep less, sleep more, stress less, get to church more, complain less, meditate more…and so forth. I’m sure you can, more or less, fill in your own shoulds. I started wondering how authenticity, as in, being who you are
Spring is here, which means that summer is coming, which means that everyone is starting to freak out about wearing shorts and bathing suits in the very near future. It happens every year. We feel the weather starting to shift and, suddenly, "bikini body boot camps" start popping up all over the place, and everyone you know starts doing a cleanse.
I would like to talk on a myth I hear often and that is the myth of Calories In vs Calories Out = Weight Loss. This one is tricky because, yes, if you eat excessively, you will gain weight, that is not a myth...however, the Calories in vs Calories out is deceptive! We are made up of far more than just calories.
As the New Year approaches, there has been a flood of advertisements for every known weight loss program under the sun, with all the usual promises. What is apparent this year is that the use of a celebrity spokesperson continues to grow in popularity. I've counted a dozen celebrities including Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Jessica Simpson, Carrie Fisher, Jennifer Hudson and Kirstie Alley (she was reportedly fired from Jenny Craig for gaining weight back but now has her own organic weight loss product line) popping up all over the TV, internet and magazines in the last 6 d
1) Visualize Your Success I don't mean to sound hokey but if you have no idea what success in your weight loss endeavor is supposed to look like, how will you be able to measure or even gauge whether you're making progress? Be concise and specific in your visualization and write it down so you can have a reminder with you at all times.
Sometimes when things aren't going so well in romantic relationships, the best thing to do is focus on yourself and "return to the basics" as they say. I spent a week at the Optimum Health Institute (“OHI”) in San Diego, a place with a mission to “serve as a change agent for humankind by improving the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of everyone we touch”, and was inspired to write about it and how I’ve persisted in improving my health practices over my life through baby step after baby