Jan 05

5 Tips To Lose Holiday Fat


HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I hope you really enjoyed the holiday season and were able to spend time with family and friends. If you are like me, this also included indulging in many savory dishes and tasty treats which enabled a few pounds to creep on. And now that the new year is here, it means that it’s time to shed the weight.

To really see best results from any health and fitness plan you choose, you need to learn a few strategies. These are guidelines that must be followed if you are going to see superior results that will help propel you forward. Sadly, many people miss out on one or more of these and it greatly costs them their success.
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Dec 29

4 Keys to Overcome Self-Sabotaging Behavior


Self-sabotaging behaviors prevent you from conditioning yourself for success. And changing those long, established behavior patterns like self-sabotage is as difficult as recognizing and understanding them.

How, then, can you eliminate sabotaging beliefs and emotions? First, understand and accept yourself before attempting to understand and accept others. You have to take a journey within for personal evaluation. This means looking inside yourself and listening to your inner dialogue or self-talk. Remain open minded to what you see and hear when understanding your beliefs. This is essential when making constructive changes in your behaviors. Deciding how far and deep you want to go before introspection is your decision. However, you can take your life to a new level when you discover empowering insights to eliminate damaging self-talk and undermining behaviors. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

10 Strategies to Overcome Procrastination NOW!


Trying to realize our ambitions, even if we don’t always meet them, is preferable to not having the courage or motivation to take the risk. So not making any resolutions because we fear that we’ll break them is having a defeatist attitude! As we allow procrastination to become an insidious habit, it stops us from leading more fulfilling lives. Do not let this happen to you.

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Dec 27

6 Keys to Building Your Self-Confidence


I am sure everyone will agree that you cannot achieve much in life without a good deal of self confidence. A state of inner confidence is only achieved through a balanced mixture of high self-esteem, realistic belief in yourself, a good measure of self-respect and an accurate positive self-image.

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Dec 07

Revealed: 3 Secrets to Successfully Stick with your Weight Loss Goals


Struggling to stick with your diet program? You aren’t alone. Millions of people worldwide start up and fall off diet programs every day. Why is it so hard to stick with something? Why they can’t carry out a plan once and for all?

Often, it’s due to a few key mistakes they’re making along the way. Let’s take a closer look at three secrets that you need to know about sticking with a diet program. When you put these secrets into action, you’ll find it’s easier than ever to get the results that you are looking for. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Anti-Aging Techniques & Benefits


When I set out on my health and fitness journey more than 15 years ago, my goal was simply to get in the best shape as possible.  At that time, it meant losing weight and developing nice lean muscles.  Over the years my goal has evolved to living an overall healthy and fit lifestyle which includes eating healthy most of the time and staying as active as possible.   What I did not realize was that by living a healthy and fit lifestyle, I would also experience anti-aging benefits as an added bonus!!  So, if you are the type of person who would rather enjoy a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits instead of giving your muscles a little more stretch, you better think twice.  That lifestyle speeds up aging. How? Well, inactivity accelerates aging in two ways: it decreases our muscle strength and gives us extra pounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Unhappy? Simple Things to Change Your Mindset


Life is not perfect at all times. On the surface, it may appear that way when observing others. But the fact is, we’re all human and will be affected by the unhappy bug at times. This can be further exasperated if you are a trailing spouse in unfamiliar surroundings and without your usual support network of family and friends to count on. That is exactly what happened to me. I became very unhappy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

6 Tips for a Healthy and Fit Lifestyle


Consistently living a healthy and fit lifestyle does not happen by accident. For some, it starts with making small changes in diet and trying to be more active. Others may join a gym and vow to make it there at least 2-3 times a week. Inevitably, life takes over and before you know it, you are back to your old unhealthy habits.

What I’ve learned over the years is that it requires commitment and diligence in order to break the chains from old lifestyle choices and begin new ones. For me, it is akin to having a job where you must be responsible and effectively manage tasks in order to achieve established performance targets and goals.

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