How to Choose a Weight-Loss Plan

Most diet experts agree that when choosing a weight-loss plan, you should pick one that you can live with and follow, day after day, without giving up on it. Everyone has their own eating style. So when choosing a weight-loss plan, you should look for a plan with healthy choices that reflect your preferences, culture, traditions, and budget. In whatever diet plan you choose, make sure it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, and protein foods to fill your nutritional and caloric needs. Aim for inclusion of each food group and limits on saturated fat, sodium, and added sugars. Remember: Everything you eat (more…)

Valentine’s Day Tips

Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate love. It’s also a time to make healthy choices, not just on Valentine’s Day but also every day of your life. Think of these Valentine’s Day tips as a gift of health and wellness to you or someone you love. Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day on your own or with someone else, choose to be a healthy valentine. Here are a few Valentine’s Day Tips so they will be fresh in your mind. Make A Date With Your Heart! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day is a great time to (more…)

10 Ways to Cope with Stressful Times

During these stressful times you will need your vigor and resiliency more than ever, so take time to invest in your health and wellbeing. You won’t be able to share the best parts of your character, talents, and personality if you don’t optimally take care of yourself – body, mind, and spirit. Here are 10 ways to cope with stressful times: 1. Invest in your relationships. More than any other factor, the relationships we have with the people in our lives determine our happiness and health. Eat with your family, play with your pals, call your mother, read to your (more…)

Lighten Up Your Life

You have your own unique constructs and beliefs and views about laughter, play and fun, joy and happiness, as does each person. Lighten up your life focuses first on the dynamic of laughter and then combines play and fun as one pair and joy and happiness as another pair to capture nuances that single words would not. In a way, you become a child again as you work to lighten up your life. Laughter I love to laugh – if you know me personally, you already know that. When first studying key contributors to the field of stress management, I (more…)

Get Fit at Home

Thousands of people a year want to lose weight and get fit. They enroll in expensive gyms with high fees, hiring personal trainers, or running endlessly on treadmills. However, there are ways to get fit at home if you have the right equipment. By following these simple tips, you can get fit without ever venturing out your door. Following a get-fit-at-home program will help you get in better shape and reduce your risks of developing many serious health conditions. Here you will learn more about fitness and how you can adopt a healthier lifestyle. Health Benefits of Exercise According to (more…)