Tag: Health Advice

Should I let go of people who don’t support my health goals?

In a situation where you are trying to make changes in your life, to improve your own health and wellbeing, should you let go of people who are blocking that change? That can be a tough question, particularly if those people are loved ones that we have known for most of our lives. It can

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Better sleep = Better health

In a working culture where taking regular breaks seems like a taboo, and bragging rights are gained by how many hours straight someone worked, it is no surprise that sleeping is often times seen as a waste of time. Who can sleep when you’ve got so many other things you could be doing? It should

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Sleep helps you lose weight?! 😴

While research is not extensive when it comes to the link between sleep and weight management, the majority point in a similar direction: Getting regular, good quality sleep, for at least 8 hours or more, can help you to lose weight. Whenever we think of losing weight, typically our minds go to eating healthy, and increasing

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Why just saying “I’m going to exercise more” doesn’t work

The majority of people who made resolutions in celebration of New Years have broken them by now. As much of an optimist I am, that is just a fact. While there are a number of factors that contribute to why this may be, for many it is because their resolutions are way too vague. What

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Reflection is the best medicine 😌

Sometimes you just have to stop, take a moment, and just be. In a world where we are so work driven, it is difficult to allow yourself to be present in the moment. There is always that project you need to get done, that deadline always nagging you at the back of your mind. The

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“But I can have that cake because I’m going on a run…”

How many times have you said something like that? Replace the cake with some other temptation, and it may sound all too familiar. Well my friend, you are engaging in Compensatory Health Beliefs! Compensatory health beliefs are a way for us to manage the uncomfortable feeling we have when faced with a temptation, but at

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