Most of us live a very sedentary lifestyle. We get up in the morning, grab our coffee and sit down at the table. We get ready for work and sit in a car to get there. We spend the next 8 hours sitting at our desk only to get home and sit down for dinner before we plop down on the couch to watch some TV. In other words, we don’t usually move around much over the course of our day. What we need is a little motivation and a way to track exactly how much (or how little) we move around. (more…)
Are you ready to get back in shape? Or maybe you want to workout and improve your health for the first time. In either scenario, walking workouts are a great choice. They are easy to do. All you need to do is lace up your sneakers and head outside.
You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment to start getting in shape, particularly if you’re just starting out. One of the best ways to get started is simply to walk. For that, all you need is a pair of comfortable shoes or trainers. Let’s take a look at what makes it the perfect way to get started, how to stay motivated to walk and how to make sure your walking workouts are effective. By the time you’re done reading you’ll be ready to head outside for a walk.However, if for any reason you are unable to do this, then,you can put on some music with a good beat and walk around your house or march on the spot while you catch up on episodes of your favourite TV program. (more…)
Many people go through their lives without understanding why they make the same mistakes, follow the same patterns, and live in the same ruts. They aren’t happy with their present situation, but they seem to be unable to make any lasting changes. Are you one of these people? (more…)
I don’t know about you, but I am so use to things not going my way or what I perceive as not going the way I want it, that I protect myself by ruining it before it gets ruined by others. Known as sabotage, for some unconscious reason, I do something to prevent me from reaching my desired outcome but then justify it via mindful means. Simply put, I screw up my success without even realizing it. I have at one time or another managed to work through all areas of my life in this fashion but especially where my health and well-being is concerned. (more…)
Insomnia is defined as a sleep disorder in which a person might have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and waking up too early. It usually includes tiredness during the day, concentration and memory problems and sometimes anxiety and depression. Insomnia can exist on its own as a disorder or it can be a symptom of another disorder.