7 Tips to Help You Stay Focused on Your Goals

Yesterday after walking 3 miles, I experienced a lot of pain in my left hip. It was super frustrating and...
Yesterday after walking 3 miles, I experienced a lot of pain in my left hip. It was super frustrating and the pain was so bad that I was in tears. I had made plans to walk everyday for 30 days and day 1 didn’t go as planned.  I decided not to allow my mind to yield to defeat. I decided to pushed aside all the negative thoughts and simply take it one day at a time. This happens a lot...
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Tips on Getting Enough Sleep

Most of us know that a good night's sleep is healthy; but do we really take that advice seriously? Many times, we brush aside a full night's sleep due to our busy schedules, a need for 'down time' that keeps us up, or simply life's circumstances. 

But a lack of sleep can result in more than just feeling tired (which is bad enough). Medical experts warn that chronic sleep deprivation can have serious effects on your health.

It's easy to point to your schedule as the reason why you can't get enough sleep. By the time you get a free moment it's bedtime, and you really don't want to go to bed just yet; you need some down time. Then you stay up too late and the cycle continues.  There are all sorts of other reasons, too, for not getting enough sleep. Maybe you have a spouse who snores, or you just have trouble sleeping once you do...
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Beginners Guide To Healthy Nutritional Eating

In today's fast paced world where we have no time to do the little things, often they get put aside so as to get seemingly the more important things done.  Eating for example! We miss meals, eat wrong food groups, grab meals on the run, all for the sake of saving time.  Along with the failure to exercise, many forget the problems this lifestyle can have on our health and wellness.  We get run down, a little over weight, and sometimes worse.  This is just a reminder for the need for many to return to and learn the necessity of better eating habits.
If you're currently not eating a healthy diet, it can be difficult to start such a plan. However, healthy eating along with some exercise is very important for maintaining a good bodily function and goes a long way towards living a disease-free life. If you struggle with healthy eating, then you know that breaking unhealthy habits can be the most difficult part of the process. Therefore, if you truly want to live the best lifestyle possible, it is important to...
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Detox Diet: Juice Fasting

What can we do to help our ailing body? Try juice fasting, as a safe way to detox! Many studies have been done on the beneficial effects of juice fasting. We can increase our lifespan, treat bio chemical imbalances, reduce our cholesterol levels, treat allergies, acne, etc.
Due to the highly processed foods that we consume and the polluted air that we breathe, our body accumulates toxins. The body does its best to eliminate the toxins, but ends up being stressed due to the overload. Symptoms such as chronic headaches, skin allergies, premature aging, etc. start to manifest.What can we do to help our ailing body? Try juice fasting, as a safe way to detox! Many studies have been done on the beneficial effects of juice fasting....
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Are You Nutritionally Fit?

A recent survey of nearly 700 Americans showed that 72 percent believed they are healthy eaters, yet government data proves otherwise.

 

A recent survey of nearly 700 Americans showed that 72 percent believe they are healthy eaters, yet government data proves otherwise. The USDA recently revealed that Americans get plenty of protein and carbohydrates, but often fall short on key nutrients such as magnesium, potassium and vitamins C and E. "Fifty years ago, we only recognized extreme cases of vitamin deficiencies, like scurvy, which is caused by a lack of vitamin C," said Carroll Reider, MS, RD, Nature Made vitamins director...
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