By now, most people have tried the following staples to de-stress: deep breathing, massages, hot baths and hot yoga, just to name a few. The thing is, most people are all still super stressed. And according to a 2017 study from the American Psychological Association, as a whole, Americans are becoming increasingly more stressed. Obviously, something has to change about […]
According to a 2016 study, more than 1/3 of American adults don’t get the recommended minimum seven hours of sleep per night. If you’re included in that group, you’ve likely heard (and tried) many tricks to get a better night’s sleep: Follow a set sleep schedule. Drink sleep-inducing tea. Turn on a white noise machine. But when it […]
Weight loss never follows a straight path. Instead, it rollercoasters. Some days your weight’s up, some days it’s down, and some days, you have no idea what the heck it’s doing. And when you’re trying to lose weight, the same could be said for your mood. After all, while making healthy changes to your nutrition […]
Moving your workout indoors when the weather gets cold can feel like a total bummer. But, on the bright side, it’s a chance to throw it back to your childhood days of kicking a ball around the gym or shooting some hoops at school. All you have to do is channel your kid-like energy when you equated exercise to […]
Slash stress for better weight-loss results.
Stress can choke on the sweaty sock lint between my toes. Apart from contributing to heart disease, stroke, poor immunity, and, in general, a pretty bad day, chronic stress is linked with weight gain and obesity, per research released today in the journal Obesity.
Last Sunday, more than 45,000 runners completed the 2016 Chicago Marathon. I was “supposed” to be one of them. But I wasn’t. I could say that I didn’t finish the race—or even start it, for that matter—because I didn’t have enough time to train. Because life had become so tumultuous with personal and family emergencies […]
Research shows that if you get your mind right, results will follow.