Healthy habits are important to living a happy, healthy, and long life. Before you can create healthy habits that become routine in your every day life, you often need to break a few bad habits. Here are 8 bad habits that you need to break today: Continue reading “Break Bad Habits!”
Time is an extremely valuable resource. Understanding how you spend your time each day can be enlightening. There are so many things that demand your time every day. Although most of us must abide by our daily responsibilities and commitments, you also need to choose to be selfish sometimes and take time for yourself to do the things that make you happy. Time is valuable, and if you don’t cherish it now, one day it may be too late. Continue reading “Time is Valuable”
The United States is always ridiculed for the rate of obesity in our country. While people in other countries around the world manage to stay healthy and fit, the U.S. continues to grow fatter and unhealthier. Can’t we learn something from the healthy habits other people have outside of the U.S.? Here are some of the healthy habits from other countries I found fascinating and can easily be incorporated into our daily lives: Continue reading “Healthy Habits Around the World”
Eating the right foods can improve your brain function, especially your memory. Foods that are high in omega 3 fatty acids have been show to have the biggest benefit to boosting your brain health. Salmon and walnuts are a great source of omega 3’s, so start incorporating them into your weekly meal plan. Additionally, berries, dark chocolate, kale, spinach, and even red wine also have nutrients and vitamins that provide health benefits for your brain.
Consider what you eat and the health benefits different foods offer. Mix it up! Try something new! Work healthy foods into your routine and reap the benefits every day.
Planning your meals can be very rewarding for both your health and finances. When you plan your meals ahead of time for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks, you save yourself from emergency vending machine trips and last minute fast food runs. You enjoy your meals so much more when you plan ahead. For me it’s a combination of knowing my meal didn’t cost a lot, as well as knowing how healthy it is for me as I’m eating it. Instead of dinners born out of emotion- “I feel like shrimp and asparagus tonight with carrot cake for dessert” – create dinners based on a plan, using your head instead of your rumbling stomach. Here are a few easy ways to get started meal planning on a regular basis. Continue reading “Meal Planning… on a Budget”