Sometimes it’s necessary to revisit our childhood in order to realize what we’ve lost over the years.
There are things every single one of us find perfectly natural when we’re born.
For example, when we’re born, our breathing action is perfect and our vocal cords are used correctly.
As we grow up, however, we learn bad habits, with shallow breathing and poor use of our voice.
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As you’re reading this, chances are your Facebook profile is waiting for you on the next tab. You probably think browsing Facebook is pretty harmless, but is that really the case?
Consider the constant comments, status updates, and images you are subjected to, and have little control over, on a daily basis…
“l look so fat in that photo.” “You don’t even look like you’ve just had a baby.” “I need to hit the gym.” “Totally pigged out today… starting my diet tomorrow.” “Just ran 10 miles.” “Wow… you look amazing.”
And on it goes… the egocentric, narcissistic world of Facebook!
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We all have food cravings from time to time.
Whether it’s the urge to eat something salty or sweet, giving in to every craving you have can certainly undo your healthy eating or weight loss efforts.
I’ve talked about food cravings in the past, but there are many things that can lead to cravings, such as boredom, emotions, people, even locations and events.
One strategy you can use, is to ask yourself exactly why you want to eat a particular food when you experience a craving. Click to read more…
My little girl recently started watching Peppa Pig. In fact, it was fast becoming a bit of a hit in our home.
That was until I came across an interesting article, which stopped me in my tracks.
It seems some parents have noticed their children copying the ‘naughty’ behavior of Peppa, and her younger brother, George, by answering back.
Now, I’ll be the first to admit children do not need to be shown how to misbehave.
However, I do think we need to be careful what we allow our children to watch on TV and DVD’s. Click to read more…
Most of us have felt overwhelmed at one time or another as we endeavored to make lifestyle changes.
I often recommend a good place to begin is to start making small measurements.
This usually involves a weekly record of weight and waist measurements, as well as perhaps time spent exercising.
These measurements are extremely effective for helping with weight loss, as well as improving your health and fitness levels.
I’ve posted about this in the past, when I discussed the research findings that keeping a food diary can double weight loss.
The reason for this is something called the “Hawthorne Effect.” Click to read more…