Do You Talk to Yourself?

Do you talk to yourself? You will probably answer no because you do not want to admit it. You think of the person who seems unstable walking down the street mumbling. However, most of us consistently have conversations with ourselves during the day. The term used for this is self-talk. Self-talk is an internal conversation.... Read more »

Don’t Get Tricked by Unhealthy Treats

Many of us want to eat healthy. We try to substitute our unhealthy treats for healthy ones. Food companies make great efforts to convince consumers that these substitutes are healthy alternatives when in truth they usually are not. The packaging makes promises that seem great when in reality the promises are empty. Occasionally, the substitute... Read more »

Start the Day Right

Many of us minimize the importance of eating a healthy breakfast. However, many nutritionists agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In an effort to live a healthy lifestyle we should recognize the benefits of eating breakfast. Eating breakfast provides energy for the start of the day and helps to improve... Read more »

How to Think Positive in a Negative Situation

Being optimistic in a tough situation can be difficult; however, thinking positive is beneficial and can help you successfully overcome and deal with tough situations. Thinking positive can help you find answers, while negative thinking increases stress, which in turn can hinder you from thinking clearly. Negative thinking can also lead to anxiety. Research has... Read more »

Is it a Fad, Fiction, or Progress?

This is the day of great advancements in technology and some of the advancements have carried over to health and wellness. Do you want to lose weight? There are numerous apps to help you with the process. Are you curious about the calorie count for the food you are eating? There is an app that... Read more »

Drink Up

Sometimes in life we underestimate or overestimate. There are issues we give great importance but as time passes we realize the issues were given more importance than they deserved, or there are things we practically ignore but as time goes on we realize we should have paid more attention. A lot of people don’t realize... Read more »

Catch Your Breath

One morning I was getting ready for work, rushing to catch my train, deciding if I really wanted to wear the shoes I had decided on the night before, and then it dawned on me that I needed to take a deep breath and relax. Just taking a few seconds to breathe brought me clarity... Read more »

Get Rid of the Clutter

I am a bargain shopper and sometimes with being a bargain shopper you purchase items you do not really need because the price is so good. Over the years, things can accumulate and take up space. Now that spring is here I am taking the opportunity to remove some of the clutter from my life.... Read more »

What is Your Relationship With Food?

When I was a child a family friend asked me if I ate to live or lived to eat. I answered that I lived to eat. He thought I didn’t understand the question, but I clearly understood the question and gave him an honest answer like children tend to do. The fact is as far... Read more »

Manage Your Time, Manage Your Life

With the start of a new year, many people make resolutions to change or improve their lives. Most of the resolutions revolve around health; losing weight is always a big one. According to a Nielsen survey, the top resolutions are: 1) Stay fit and healthy 2) Lose weight 3) Enjoy life to the fullest 4)... Read more »