How to Keep Your New Year's Resolution: The Strategy of Habits
It’s mid-January – is your New Year’s resolution alive and well?
Does anyone else have a friend that seems to breeze through January with her list of ’10 things to accomplish in the New Year’ posted to her refrigerator cheerfully crossing them off one by one without breaking a sweat? And while we admire their discipline and encourage their new endeavors, there is that part of us that is just plain discouraged. How did they give up gluten, master meditation, and purge their closet down to a ‘capsule wardrobe’ in the first 14 days of the new year?
Are you intrigued yet intimidated by the idea of a detox? We hear it’s healthy but then we meet someone going through a detox and they feel like cr_ _, look like death and are spending a significant amount of time in the bathroom!! Yikes, I am not signing on for that!
So, how do we keep our toxic load under control without experiencing these unwanted effects?
In keeping with the new year’s tradition, many of us will be making resolutions, setting goals and generally taking stock of where we are at. While January 1st is an arbitrary date, I do believe it is important to acknowledge each year how far we have come and where we want to continue to grow. As a certified nutritionist, I am often asked “what is the one thing I can do to be healthier?” Admittedly, there is more than one thing but, to play along with the new year, here is my one small change you can make for big results in the new year...
8 Tips to Avoid 'Sweet Revenge' During the Holidays!
How does your calendar look these days? Is it filled with holiday gatherings, parties, cookie swaps, or any other food-focused festivities? If so, here are some simple strategies to help you really enjoy the day and avoid that sugar spike and crash!