Posts tagged health
Items That Will Make Your Health & Fitness Journey Easier

You don’t need anything but discipline and a ‘why’ to start your health and fitness journey but with the following items it will be so much easier. These items will either give you more options for healthier meals, improve workouts or just give you a bit of motivation to stick with it. So here are the items that I use and love that help me.

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How To Actually Stick With Your Healthy Eating Plan

I feel like I have been trying to diet my whole life but finally, I am in a place where I am eating healthy in a sustainable way and actually sticking with it pretty well. If you are trying to eat healthier - and I mean properly eat healthier and not just crash dieting - then here are some tips on how to stick to your healthy eating diet so your efforts are not wasted and you can finally be happy, confident and well. 

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Why I Track What I Eat With MyFitnessPal

I have had MyFitnessPal for years and have used it on and off. After not using it for a long while I decided to start again recently. For those that don't know, I am on a weight loss journey. I have a significant amount of weight to lose. My approach is not to crash diet but more to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that will help me get to my ideal weight but also increase the wellness of my mind and body. Here is why I decided to use the MyFitnessPal app to help.

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How To Avoid The Afternoon Slump

Every day at work around 3pm I would start to feel groggy, a headache would start to form behind my eyes and I would feel either restless or completely exhausted - sometimes even both. A lot of us start to think this is normal and just a part of work but I can tell you that it isn't. Since I have started on my personal growth journey and improved numerous areas of my life, I no longer get this awful feeling. Here is how I got rid of the afternoon slump. 

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What I Learned From Counting Calories for a Week

I have never been a fan of calorie counting. I know that it is all about the nutritional value of what your eating and not how many calories are in it, I am fully aware. But the simple truth is, you must burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. When I got stuck in a bit of a rut and my weight loss became stagnant I knew I had to try something different. So I decided to start counting calories to see how much I was actually consuming. Here is what I learned. 

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How To Be More Selfish (3 Ways to Treat Yourself)

Why do we put other people's needs before our own? People that don't need to be looked after or cared for, yet we still feel it necessary to put ourselves in a more difficult position for others. Now I am all for helping those you love and giving back but when it comes to your mental health and wellness there comes a time when you need to block out what everyone else needs and just focus on you. So how can you become more selfish and put yourself first? 

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How To Finally Start Drinking More Water

I have always been terrible at drinking water. I used to be the type of person that would look at the clock and realize that it was 1 pm and I still hadn't drank a single drop. My skin was terrible, I used to get water infections pretty often and I was struggling to lose weight. I had tried so many times to drink more but I could never remember and had nothing in place to hold myself accountable. So here is how to finally start drinking more water. 

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5 Goals You Need to Set Yourself to Have The Best Year Yet

Setting yourself goals is so important. If you don't have a vision of what you are working towards how do you know what route you need to go down? You wouldn't start driving somewhere without knowing the destination. If you are a bit stuck with what to set yourself that isn't too cliche or too difficult to attain then here are some Goals you need to set yourself to have the best year yet. 

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Meal Planning

I have been obsessed with meal planning for about 18 months now. Every single Saturday without fail I get all of my recipe books out in front of me, get Pinterest open and start recording what I want for that coming week. I love planning my meals, it helps with my weekly grocery bill, helps me eat healthily and just generally keeps my productivity at a high. If you are considering Meal Planning too then here are some ways I think it is great.

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