Here’s the thing. It IS possible to implement long-lasting behavioral changes and the beginning of a new year is the perfect time to do it! Really any time is a good time so if your reading this at a later date don’t wait to begin. The only thing that’s necessary to create change is that you take action and follow through on your plans.
To create a Grain Bowl you’ll need:
- A grain (pretty obvious I know)
- Fresh greens
Do you shop for products, including cosmetics, that are safe? Are your eyes drawn to packaging with words like “natural” or “pure” across the front? You assume since the label is marked “natural” you’re good to go. That may not be the case.
Unfortunately products with those labels may still contain a laundry list of ingredients that could be hazardous to your health. This is called greenwashing. The label makes you feel like you’re getting a trustworthy product but once you start researching the ingredients you discover otherwise.
A list of toxins that can be found in cosmetics:
- Coal tar
- Lake dye
- Mineral oil
- Nano particles
- Petroleum based ingredients
- Synthetic colorants
- Synthetic fragrances
What can you do? Start looking for makeup that is:
- toxin free
- plant based
- responsibly sourced
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The holidays are fast approaching and although they promise to be a little different this year you will surely be faced with the typical temptations and it might be harder than usual to resist them.
As the health crisis continues frustrations become more numerous and stress can elevate. There may also be disappointment at not being able to engage in longstanding traditions. I’m here to encourage you to be diligent and don’t get derailed from your healthy lifestyle during the holidays.Read more...
When initiating lifestyle changes to support your health and well-being don’t feel like you have to do it all by yourself. In fact you’re more likely to be successful if you have the help and support of others.
Get in the routine of engaging in some type of physical activity 5 days a week. Look at your calendar or planner to see what you’ve already got scheduled. Then block out time for exercise. Write down what you plan to do and when. If you put it on the calendar and intentionally set time aside you’re more likely to actually do it.Read more...