Happiness has demonstrated health benefits, including decreased risk of heart disease and stroke, and there is scientific evidence that happiness is more than just the absence of sadness or depression. Indeed, there is considerable evidence that we have a great deal of control over our happiness levels. Written to be your choice of a quick … Continue reading How To Be Happy
Small wins are the little things that give us a (big) boost, and lots of small wins add up to big changes and powerful breakthroughs. Small Win Saturdays are where we share a tiny-but-awesome thing that happened to a HealthFitter or a HealthFit coach in the last week. Try it out for your a mental … Continue reading Small Win Saturday: Finding Friends Leads To Success!
Do you remember your last big job interview or exam? How did you feel? Ugh, stress. Whether it comes from your job, family demands, a bank balance or an overcrowded calendar, stress is a fact of life. We’ve all experienced the impact of stress on a day, week, month – or even longer. I’m sure … Continue reading More On Exercise For Stress Management
Calorie counting to manage meals and portion sizes? We've got a handy trick for you! Counting calories or points, keeping a food diary, or otherwise painstakingly tracking food intake is a chore, at least for most. While it can certainly be effective in bringing awareness to your portion sizes and meals, the time and effort … Continue reading Perfect Portions Made Easy
I'm a big fan of oatmeal for both enjoyment and health reasons, but in the middle of summer a hot breakfast is less... enticing. Overnight oats are a good solution for this. Mix them all up and stick them in the fridge, and in the morning you have a great cold breakfast. ...Except that I … Continue reading Food Friday: Instant “Overnight” Oats
Every single day thousands of people decide they are going to make a lifestyle change for the better, and they are EXCITED. They seek help with the process from personal trainers, exercise physiologists, nutritionist and dietitians, doctors, and even family and friends. It's all too common to see the excitement and motivation fade after a … Continue reading What You WON’T Get With HealthFit
I was chatting with a client yesterday who mentioned that she might not get another session in before the new year. She's been working hard for the last several months, and has had a significant mindset change - regular low-intensity work outs, a shift in eating habits, managing her stress levels like a pro, and … Continue reading Stress-Busting Moves: Exercise for Stress Management
I’ve been in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years, and in that time I’ve seen a lot of people come and go. I’ve had the opportunity to chat with a lot of these people. Most start off excited and enthusiastic – this is their third time starting, and this time they’re really … Continue reading Healthy Made Easy: Avoiding Effort Overload
Small wins are the little things that give us a (big) boost, and lots of small wins add up to big changes and powerful breakthroughs. Small Win Saturdays are where we share a tiny-but-awesome thing that happened to a HealthFitter or a HealthFit coach in the last week. Try it out for your a mental … Continue reading Small Win Saturday: I’m A Quitter!
Isn’t living a healthy lifestyle supposed to be a lot of work? At best, it’s a boring life full of Tupperware lunches and hours at the gym, right? We say "nah"... Healthy living does NOT have to be like that. Trust me. Over the last decade, I’ve helped hundreds of people discover that “healthy” can … Continue reading Healthy Made Easy: The Power of Habit