People are choosing to remain alcohol-free with #DryFebruary. Here, they tell us why.
The activity is being called as relaxing as yoga.
'Conversations should be about feeling good, not looking good.'
Good luck out there.
Condition your mind not to expect results in the extreme short term and prepare for the long haul.
We're all used to it by now; when the summer arrives, so do the fashionable diets that claim to completely transform our bodies in a few short weeks. They take over our news feeds, magazine racks and even the supermarket aisles. But is there some truth in the latest summer health trends?
When trying to lead a more healthy lifestyle, we often feel like our old, bad habits are tough to break; we set our benchmarks too high, pick unrealistic goals. What about if we could set some healthy foundations that enabled success? Educate ourselves. Adapt our thoughts.
This is the issue. If you weigh yourself and do not like the number you see, you feel less motivated to make healthy choices. Often this causes people to panic, self-berate and emotionally overeat. This toxic cycle of bingeing and restriction causes people to have a very unhealthy relationship with food and their bodies.
Of all the things I would take from the course - exercise creation, technique correction, rapport building skills and goal setting - this one phrase would be the most powerful for me in terms of my own development, both physically and mentally, in both my personal and work life.
Where hearing your employer has a wellbeing program in place was once a 'nice-to-have', it is quickly becoming an expectation. It appears that our growing interest with health in our private lives has steadily drip fed into our workplaces. And so it should.