It is nearly March and many of us who jumped into New Year’s Resolutions with gusto are finding that we have run out of gas. Or maybe we even left our resolutions to die by the roadside. How do we get back on track? The first step is to reevaluate your resolutions. Were they too vague? Were they too broad? Did they lack a reward system? Were they unrealistic? Did you make too many? These are common problems, but can be easily remedied simply by refining your resolution or creating steps to ... Continue Reading
Have you gotten off track with your New Year’s resolutions? If so, here are some tips to help you get back on track and help you stay on track.
Good resolutions have three things in common. They are specific, timely and measurable.
Whether you are successful at achieving them or not, chances are, every January 1, you start off with a new list of resolutions that you intend to keep this year. Some of us are better at setting and reaching these resolutions then others. So what’s the trick to making sure the goals you set for yourself the first week of January don’t fall by the wayside in a few weeks? Good resolutions have three things in common. They are specific, timely and measurable. Be Specific. How many times ... Continue Reading
Find the choice produce at your farmer’s market in the fall.
Farmer’s markets are the absolute easiest way to eat locally grown food. You know where the food comes from and many times get to meet the farmers face-to-face. Farmer’s markets are a great way to eat healthier and support your local community at the same time. The key to farmer’s markets is to know what is in season. What can you expect to find at your local farmer’s market this fall? Here is a quick list of the most prominent fall fruits and veggies for your favorite fall recipe. ... Continue Reading
Competitions can be incredibly motivating and fun to participate in. Learn to set achievable goals and work toward them.
Ever wondered what it’d feel like to complete one of your local 5km race competitions? What about a sprint triathlon or a long distance swim event or even take a lesson in Stand Up Paddling? Fitness competitions can be incredibly motivating and fun to participate in. It’s also a fantastic way to set reasonable and achievable goals because, for example, in a 5km race, you can make big jumps in time by simply participating in them regularly. The beauty of competitions is that you ... Continue Reading
Good nutrition is important for learning, so keep these tips in mind as you send your child back to school.
Back to school time means a getting back on track in many ways. The lazy days of summer can sometimes lead to lax eating habits and sleep schedules. Now is the time for parents and children to discuss healthy eating habits and nutrition. Good nutrition is important for learning; research has shown that children who regularly ate breakfast had better standardized test scores, better behavior, and were less hyperactive than children who skipped breakfast. When children eat high sugar breakfasts, ... Continue Reading