In our previous post we started our journey on the road to avoiding procrastination in all aspects of life. Oftentimes it’s not actually doing a project or working toward a goal that is the hard part. Instead, it’s usually most challenging in those moments before, getting yourself geared up and motivated to face it head-on. Here are a few more tips to help you hit the ground running.
Whether it is facing that work deadline or buying a long overdue gift for a friend’s birthday, there is really “no time like the present” to get going on something. Some of us struggle with procrastination more than others and we can find ourselves immersed in anxiety the longer we wait to get something done. The rules for avoiding procrastination ring true whether you are a college student writing an essay or a retiree attempting to tackle health and weight loss goals. Regardless of your situation, here are a few tips for getting down to business and fighting off the procrastination in your life…
In our previous post, we shared a few tips on how to maintain your healthy eating habits when temptation strikes at the many summer BBQ’s that you’ll likely be invited to. Here are a few more that are sure to keep your waistline looking just as slim when you leave the BBQ as it was when you arrived…
There is nothing that makes it feel more like summer than a good old fashioned 4th of July BBQ. While this sounds like fun for some, it can be daunting for those who are trying to stay focused on weight loss and health goals. From the fatty foods to the alcoholic beverages that seem to be offered endlessly from the moment you arrive at the party; it takes a lot of willpower to stay on track. Here are a few tips that might make your 4th of July a little less challenging and a lot more relaxing.
In our previous post we discussed the rules surrounding expiration dates on vitamin bottles and we came to the conclusion that it’s probably best to dispose of expired vitamins, as they are less likely to be effective. In this post, we thought it would be beneficial to dig a little deeper and explore the safe places where vitamins could be stored to ensure ultimate freshness.
If you’ve ever been on a mission to declutter your medicine cabinets, than you’ve likely come across a lot of outdated vitamin bottles. Vitamins can be a bit pricey to purchase regularly and it can be quite daunting to throw away a bottle that you didn’t purchase all that long ago. Since saving cash and staying healthy is a top priority for most people, we decided to dig a little deeper and discover the truth behind expiration dates that are listed vitamin bottles. The short answer to the question ‘do they expire?’ is yes and no.
Much in the same way that a house always needs work, our bodies are constantly in need of tender, love and care. In our previous post we shared a few tips for keeping up the enthusiasm for maintaining a healthy weight after a long fat loss journey. While your biggest challenge may be in the days after you reach your goal, we have some tips to help you stay on track long after you celebrate the last pound dropped.
Sometimes the journey to get to your weight loss goal is actually the easier part of the process. While you are working your way toward your goal, you get lifted every time you take a baby step. When you are following a specific meal plan and exercise routine, you will likely lose around 2.5 pounds a week, which makes for some weekly celebrations that boost your positivity and help motivate you to move forward. Once your goal weight is achieved, it becomes a maintenance plan, which doesn’t always give you that weekly feeling of success. Instead of getting too comfortable once you’ve reached your goal weight, we have some tips that will help motivate you every day, even after you hit the number you want.
In our previous post, we discussed ways to keep the weight off in your 50s, and we want to take it a step further and give you a few other goals that will be focusing on at this point in your life. Now that the kids are likely off at college or starting families of their own, you will have a little more “me time,” so you can focus on longevity and proactively addressing any health issues that you currently have, as well as implementing ones that will help you build a solid foundation for the years ahead. Between adopting new habits and reversing some already done damage, here are a few tips for positive change in your 50s.
Whether you are approaching your 50s or well into them, you will likely need a few tips for keeping the weight off. Since this time in your life brings with it a shift in your hormones, it’s crucial that you tighten up your eating habits and maintain an active lifestyle. During your 50s, it is best to have a goal to managing a normal weight and developing a plan to reverse disease, keeping you healthy for years to come. Go into menopause gracefully. Here are a few things to focus on to lose or maintain weight while keeping your energy levels and health at an all time high.