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    Don’t Touch That Dial

    According to a report by Neilson, the average American spends 34 hours a week watching TV! Yes, you read that right! Shocking, isn’t it? That’s almost the same amount of time we spend working and is equal to 20% of your life spent watching TV. Some would argue that it is a great way to “check out” at the end of a crazy day, that it’s educational or that it’s great entertainment, but is it really benefitting your life? It’s time to take a look. Here are some reasons to give up (or at least reduce) your use of the “Telly”. When we watch TV, we are not as active…

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    Rise And Shine

    How do you start your day? Do you have a morning routine or do you roll out of bed, quickly getting ready for your day and rush out the door? So many of us have very busy lives and every day we just move from moment to moment without taking time to connect with ourselves or what we want our lives to look or feel like. Do you ever feel like you are just reacting to what life throws at you? Why not start your day with intention and focus? Many famous and very successful, athletes, entrepreneurs and celebrities swear by their morning routines, why not give it a try?…

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    Color Your Heart Out

    Everyone has fond memories of coloring as a child. You had so many colors to choose from….so many pictures to create. You could color for hours….just getting lost in the creativity. It’s no wonder that many adults have come back to coloring. If you haven’t joined the coloring craze, here are some reasons to start. Coloring takes you back to easier times. When you color, you are transported back to stress-free days of childhood. You feel happier, more relaxed and more optimistic about the future. Coloring helps to ignite your creativity. When you color, it helps to spread creativity to other areas of your life. You are better able to…

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    Breaking Up is Hard to Do

    You, spend A LOT of time and emotional energy on your relationship with food. Many of us struggle with what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. It can end up being all you think about during the day. It feels like you are constantly battling with this unhealthy relationship (otherwise known as emotional eating). Well, it is time for you to kick this problem to the curb – once and for all! Here are some ways that can help you change your relationship with food: Eat Mindfully. I know that this is one that you hear about a lot, but many don’t even really know what…

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    To Weigh or Not to Weigh

    Does weighing yourself really help you? Or does the common obsession with the scale hinder you on your weight loss journey? This is something that comes up on a regular basis for me as one of the GOLO ® coaches. People talk to me about how much they weigh now and how much they want to weigh. Some people weigh themselves every day (with some weighing in several times a day) and some doing it once a week. The people who weigh themselves once a day or more claim that it helps them to stay on course. But, does it really? People can become obsessed with the number on the…

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    Creating More Joy in Your Life

    At this time of year, we hear about the joy of the holiday season, we sing about joy, and we even send cards wishing people joy, but are we really feeling joy or happiness in our lives now or anytime of the year? If you answered no, you are not alone. Because of our protective survival instincts, our brains are strongly inclined to notice and retain negative experiences over positive ones. If we want to experience joy and happiness in our lives on a regular basis, then we have to deliberately set our intention on experiencing it. Here are some ways that you can get “joyously” started. JUST DECIDE TO…

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    Why We Fall Off The Weight Loss Wagon

    It’s the same story every time. We get so excited to start a new diet or weight loss program. We are certain that this is going to be “the one” that changes everything. And then, even if it is going well, we find a way to fall off the wagon. Why does this happen? Are we sabotaging ourselves? Let’s take a look at some reasons why we fall off the wagon and some ways to overcome them! 1. WE SET UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS By setting goals that are out of our reach, we are setting ourselves up for failure. We want quick and immediate results, hoping to lose 20 pounds in…

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    The Dangers of Energy Drinks

    Happy #WellnessWednesday! Every now and then we all get that 3:00 feeling- it’s nearing the end of the day, and you’re starting to drag and you just need SOMETHING to give you some energy. This is a crucial time and if you are one of many Americans, you may reach for some type of Energy Drink. It definitely will wake you up, but if you knew what happened to your body once you start drinking it, you may never pick one up again! First, let’s talk about the ingredients: 1. Caffeine- If you have two energy drinks per day, you are consuming the amount of caffeine that is in 12…

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    It’s Time To End Your Relationship With Your Excuses!

    It’s time to commit! No more excuses!! We are almost half way through the year. Where are you with your weight loss goals? It’s time to check in with yourself. Are you where you hoped to be? If not don’t beat yourself up just stop, take a breath and recommit to your goals (and most importantly to yourself). Committing is about making a decision to be healthy and making yourself a priority. It’s about ending the relationship with your excuses. Who is with me???? Here are some ways to support your commitment to your weight loss, to being healthy and to YOU! • Make the decision – This is your…

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