Tag: New Year Resolution

  • Motivation Monday

    Motivation Monday

    What physical activity can you attach to an existing habit you practice every day? One-minute plank while the coffee brews in the morning? Squats during your virtual office meetings? Single-leg balance while brushing your teeth before bedtime? Will this activity give you energy or drain your energy? Choose a morning movement that will fuel your day. Choose […]

  • “Learn from the Old… Embrace the New.”

    Learn from the uncertainties, struggles, and mistakes in 2020. Make 2021 a Year of Resiliency.  Start fresh and experiment with a new lifestyle change in 2021! “How do I change my unhealthy habits and routines to healthier ways I can sustain in the long-term?” Establish S.M.A.R.T. Goals! S  Specific M Measurable A Achievable R Realistic T Time-bound  […]

  • Happy New Year

    As 2021 washes away, how about making a New Year resolution to be a “compassionate mess”? This means that instead of focusing on getting it right, we focus on opening our hearts. Even though it’s important to try to alleviate our suffering by making needed changes in our lives, the truth is we’ll surely fail […]

  • Motivation Monday

    Motivation Monday

    All you need in order to have total happiness, fulfillment, and love in your life you already have right now, whoever you are, wherever you are.  — Dr. Wayne Dyer Look around your environment now. Name one thing (big or small) that brings you  joy, happiness, and gratitude. * You are a magnificent human being. Always feel […]

  • Happy New Year

    Welcome 2019 with happiness and positivity, and a “I can do it!” vibe.

  • The Secret to Make New Year Resolutions Stick

    How do we stay committed to our resolutions after the 6 week mark? What is the trick to making a healthy lifestyle change and not solely completing a 4-week detox only to return to our old habits on week 5? The secret is simple: Make this one-word change. A simple switch  from “I must go the the […]

  • Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 7

    Goal #7 Reduce Stress and Enjoy Life Exercise improves your physical and mental health, decreasing your risk of heart disease and reducing stress and anxiety. Whether you want an intense, heart-pumping cycling class, heavy max-lifting circuit, or simply a brisk walk or jog to clear your head, any bout of activity will give you a new […]

  • Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 6

    Goal #6 Learn Something New Add exercise to your daily routine and improve your learning processes! Recent research found that cardiovascular activity increases attention span, improves reading comprehension, and boosts memory.  Further, exercise increases dopamine activity in your brain, contributing to increased focus and concentration.  Are you studying for a big upcoming exam? Hit the […]

  • Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 5

    Goal #5 Earn More, Save More Do you want a higher paycheck? Exercise! Employees who committed to an exercise program (weight-lifting or cardiovascular training) witnessed a 6 to 10% salary increase compared to their colleagues who did not exercise.  Further, morning or afternoon exercisers are less likely to be stressed, and happier, more productive employees: all attributes […]

  • Exercise to Reach Your Goals: Part 4

    Goal #4 Stop Smoking Have you tried to quit smoking and received no luck? Exercise! Physical activity can help you effectively manage nicotine withdrawal and prevent relapse. In addition, exercise will lower your risk of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other chronic health diseases linked to a sedentary lifestyle. The next time you want to […]