How To Implement Healthy Changes This Spring

How To Implement Healthy Changes This Spring

Deciding to change your life to reform poor habits can be a major change in your life. You may feel ready to implement healthy changes this spring by getting rid of the processed food in your cupboards and join a gym, but have you ever stopped to think that this may have the opposite effect on what you are trying to achieve? Dramatic lifestyle changes have long been considered unsustainable. Attempting to do too much all at once can lead to you feeling physically and mentally exhausted and demotivated.  Although willpower and motivation are admirable traits, you want to make sure that you make sure that your actions have a long-lasting and sustainable impact on your life.   HOW TO IMPLEMENT HEALTHY CHANGES THIS SPRING MAKE SLOW CHANGES  Going to the gym little and often will help you make long-term improvements rather than jumping right in to work out every day and overdoing it. If you do this, you may sustain an injury and require physiotherapy.  ADJUST YOUR DIET SLOWLY Try not to cut too much at any time. Work towards more significant changes by cutting down on unhealthy foods and gradually adding more fruit, vegetables, and healthy snacks. Depriving yourself is only going… View Post
Four Tips For Improving Your Confidence

Four Tips For Improving Your Confidence

There are plenty of things that can make you feel good, but one of the more powerful influences is how confident we feel. If we have it, then the whole world seems open to us, we’re able to make our plans come true, and so on. When we don’t have it, it can seem like we’re always just a couple of steps behind, we don’t feel quite as good, we’re less assertive, etc. And one of the challenging things about confidence is that it can be tricky to pin down. There are things you can do that’ll move your confidence levels in the right direction, however. Check out these four tips for improving your confidence.  WHAT’S KNOCKING IT? When working to help improve your confidence, it’s worthwhile looking not just at the things you can add to your life to push it in the right direction, but also what you need to lose. If you take a close look at your life, you might find that there are a couple of factors that are keeping it down. It could be that you lose confidence through a mistake you keep repeating, or that the people you’re spending time with are putting you… View Post
Four Small Changes That Can Help The Environment

Four Small Changes That Can Help The Environment

Habits are something that you need to assess so that you can make sure that you make some positive changes. By changing your actions, you can begin to minimise the impact you have on the environment. There are many environmental consequences due to unnecessary plastic waste and air pollution. You may feel like you can’t make a big difference, but if everyone makes a small change, it adds up to something more significant. Check out these four small changes that can help the environment. CUT DOWN ON FAST FASHION Fast fashion is exceptionally harmful to the environment. The process of making the clothing can pollute water systems, and many clothing items produced end up in landfills when people get bored and want something new. Clothing should be well-made and something that you purchase to wear over and over again, so when you want to get rid of it, you can take it to a consignment shop or do a clothing swap with friends. Clothing exchanges are a fun way for you and your friends to exchange items, and get something new, without there being negative consequences on the environment. Instead, you are extending the item’s life. Try shopping in second-hand… View Post
Three Tips for Recovering After a Running Session.

Three Tips for Recovering After a Running Session.

The benefits of exercise are not based entirely on the intensity of a workout. Most people who take up bodybuilding, for instance, will note that about 20% of their results are down to their weightlifting, while the other 80% comes from their nutritional choices and their recovery efforts made afterward. For example, failure to eat a balanced diet or sleeping too little stunts recovering after a running session as your next training session will be met with significant fatigue – leading to possible injuries When it comes to the natural movement of running, we can often forget to recover adequately like after any other physical activity. However, properly recovering after your running session is self-care that only takes a little time and planning.   As many runners will tell you, at first, running feels like a chore; then, it’s a habit, then it becomes a passion and a lifestyle. To ensure your lifestyle is as healthy as can be, follow these three tips for recovering after a running session. FOOT CARE Your feet take a pounding when running, particularly when running on the treadmill. It can seem as though running outside, with the various groundswells and differing textures, can be worse. Outdoor… View Post
Tarot Tuesday, March 10-17, 2020

Tarot Tuesday, March 10-17, 2020

Very superstitious? Grab your coat and hat. I love Stevie Wonder and all, but most of my life, I have been superstitious. Not stepping on cracks, trying not to break a mirror, and always avoiding black cats — like to the point that I got nervous when I found out that my In-Laws had two of them! This week we have a gasp Friday the 13th as well as the luck of St. Patrick’s Day! So, let’s pull this week’s Tarot Tuesday for March 10-17, 2020! THIS WEEK’S CARD The Three of Wands represents freedom, growth, and expansion. This card also represents a strong sense of self-confidence and resisting an attachment to limiting beliefs.  During the next week we are encountering the following four Void-of-Course Moons as the moon shifts: March 10th: Virgo to Libra (4:32 am – 6:03 am) March 12th: Libra to Scorpio (4:12 am – 5:28 am) March 14th: Scorpio to Sagittarius (6:06 am – 7:09 am) March 16th: Sagittarius to Capricorn (5:34 am – 12:25 pm) As well, the moon is waning in the week ahead, and Mercury is effectively no longer in retrograde. Has your energy been feeling off the last few weeks? If it has, it… View Post