Make some goals and strive to reach them.You may you choose to lose weight, get fit, quit smoking, reduce stress or wish to achieve something important to you.Remove the phrase, "I will try to..."" and change it to "I will ...".Be prepared for bad days or relapses and have a backup plan.Don't quit. It takes 21 days to develop a positive habit.
The new year is a perfect impetus to jump-start fitness and health goals—a fresh start. But how do you keep it simple, so you stick with it and actually reach the goals that you want? Change is challenging, and what’s missing for most of us is specifics: a SMART plan, specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and timely. Today we have unprecedented instant access to good coaching, in the form of apps and smartphones.
On Christmas Eve we watched the new Batman Movie. I know, not quite the Christmas memory, but the kids enjoyed it. Anyway, even though I was leaning more toward a Christmas themed movie, I got sucked in. Two things in that movie caught my attention.
First... Never give up. Even though Batman was in that prison and was told there was no way he could get out, he NEVER gave up.
Second .... The power of Hope. The baddy tried to use hope as a bad thing, but it turned out to be his undoing. When a person Hopes, even beyond hope, anything is possible.
OK, so I have a few tricks up my sleeve to avoid the sluggish feeling that can come with overindulgence. Let’s face it, even if we stay within our calorie budget we can feel icky if it’s foods our body may not be used to. Anybody else get headaches with too much sugar? Maybe you feel a little more irritated than normal because of more processed foods sneaking in? Whatever the cause, I have a quick solution for you
What's great about this Christmas week? It started on Monday with Christmas Eve, so, by midweek there's a choice to make some course correction if we choose to do so. Course correction choices: take smaller portions of your favorite foods so you're not depriving yourself but limiting the amount of extra calories you will store and not burn; make a point of getting at least 10 minutes of exercise-yes, it seems too small an amount but if you're not doing anything to begin with then it's something; and for you die-hards conti
For the past several years, my friends and business associates would mention that they were working with a "Life Coach" and I always questioned the "need" for something like this. During the past eighteen months, my personal and professional life was turned upside down so I said to myself, I will give it a try. I have been working with Kathy for over a year now and I have never had such clarity in my life...feeling centered and grounded.