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    5 Important Questions To Make Sure Your Health Is Right On Track

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    Okay, I’m going to ask you a very important question. I don’t want you to take a long time to answer it. Just simply read it and immediately respond with a “yes” or “no” answer to what your gut is trying to tell you. Okay, are you ready? Here we go: Are you taking care of yourself? …Well? Hopefully you said yes, but if I, myself, am being perfectly honest- up until 3 weeks ago- I probably would have said…

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    Learn How To Save Years Of Your Life By Reducing Stress

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    Stress. We all are familiar with “stress.” Stress is our body’s natural response to an acute threat. This “fight-or-flight” response is driven by the hormones adrenaline and cortisol. When we have to give a speech in front of a crowd, slam on our breaks in an abrupt traffic jam, or wake up late to our alarm, adrenaline and cortisol levels skyrocket quickly in our bodies. However, our bodies are adaptable machines and are able to quickly compensate in stressful times.…

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    Feel Like A Fraud? Fret Not With This Solution.

    emotional eating

    Rather than start a new year with a resolution, I decided to make 2019 all about Re-Evaluation. In doing so, I decided to make two lists that I would re-evaluate every month: 1) Established Healthy Habits and 2) Behaviors I Want to Improve. Each month, I look at List #2 and prioritize a behavior I want to work on consistently to transition it up to List #1. I then ask myself these specific questions: What behavior isn’t working? How do…

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    How to Disempower Your Emotional Eating Behaviors

    The Keto diet is a popular eating lifestyle that I am currently experimenting with. I partnered with a friend to stay accountable for my transition into a lower (processed) carbohydrate lifestyle. We officially “launched” our efforts together two weeks ago. Things were going relatively smoothly with the expected small bumps along the way. However, yesterday’s small bump turned into a major pot hole that left me feeling like an emotional, powerless, deflated flat tire. Here’s what ended up happening the…

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