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    Back to School Resolutions

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    I’d like to start by wishing all you kids and parents a Happy New Year! “Um, Nef? Aren’t you a little early for that?,” I can hear you saying. But relax, I’m not trying to promote time travel. September is … Continue reading

    Three Pillars of Health

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    Three Pillars of Health.  Living a healthy balanced life has been a part of my world since I was in my mother’s womb. My friends refer to her as the “Workout Queen” my mother taught me the example of living a healthy, happy, balanced life from a very young age. She revealed to me that there are three pillars to living a Dynamic Healthy Lifestyle, and as long as you keep them in mind you will find what works best for you.

    There are many opinions on what it takes to live a healthy lifestyle. Some people like to make it incredibly complicated. But it doesn’t have to be. In a world of deadlines, stresses, and other demands, the last thing you want to worry about are the details of some long list of healthy living tips. When it comes down to it, there are three pillars to living a healthy lifestyle. As long as you keep them in mind and find what works best for you, healthy living will come naturally and easier to maintain.

     

    Pillar 1: Diet

    When I say diet, I mean the overall state of your eating habits that you can sustain for maintaining a healthy weight. This has nothing to do with deciding which fad to try next. Knowing what foods are good to eat is vital to living a healthy lifestyle.  The great thing is that you don’t want to deprive yourself of everything you love.  There are a few other things most health professionals recommend:

    1.  Eat several small meals and snacks throughout the day; don’t eat two or three huge meals
    2.  Try not to eat on the run, and don’t eat convenience foods – these types of foods usually have very little nutritional value
    3.  Find the right combination of whole grain carbohydrates, fresh fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins that works best for you

     

    Pillar 2: Exercise

    You can’t just expect to stay fit by solely changing your eating habits. You also have to exercise. For some the gym is a great starting point. You can go on your own, start with a group of friends, or hire a trainer. You can even skip the machines altogether and attend the many classes most gyms offer. If the gym is an intimidating place for you start simple. Take the stairs instead of elevators, park at the very back of a mall parking lot instead of at the front, or take a short walk on your lunch break. Doing something active every day, even if it is just ten minutes of activity, will get you into the habit and will keep you moving.

     

    Pillar 3: Mental Health

    This is the one most of us tend to neglect, and it is very important to the other two pillars. Your attitude and mindset have more to do with your health than you realize. Being overly stressed, feeling depressed, or having anxiety on a regular basis have an effect on your overall health. It may be as simple as a quiet bath and the end of the day, or starting a yoga class to relive stress. But if it gets to a point where you need some help, don’t be afraid to talk to your doctor.

    Dynamic Living Doable

    Don’t let another year go by without starting your workout plan, eating right and creating a relaxing refreshing living environment.  Just waking up and committing to taking a daily morning walk can start you on the right path toward leading a healthy lifestyle.

     

    Dedicated to Helping You Live a Dynamic Life You Love!

    Health Benefits of Chocolate

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    Health Benefits of Chocolate… The next time you feel like eating chocolate, don’t feel so guilty about it. It’s not the junk food that many of us think it is. In fact, it’s one of the healthiest foods you can … Continue reading

    The Value of Yoga

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    The Value of Yoga…  Are you ready to get your body in tip-top shape?  Then listen up… Yoga is for you! At this point I’ve tried it all: running, swimming, biking and other exercise which are also vital to health, … Continue reading

    Turn On Your Engine

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    Don’t let the world take the wind out of your sails, turn on your engine.  One year ago I came up with a wonderful idea for a Newsletter Marketing company for Small Business.  What I didn’t foresee was that it would take me eleven months … Continue reading

    Dark Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

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    A Delicious Dark Chocolate Cupcake Recipe! Okay, so who doesn’t love chocolate cupcakes? It’s a rhetorical question but the true answer is no one! So why not try this old recipe for dark chocolate cupcakes that will have your family clamoring for … Continue reading

    Today is the best day of your life!

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    Did you know that “Today is the best day of your life”?  It’s true; there is no other moment except today, in this instance, right now.  As you wind down 2013, don’t forget to celebrate your life. This is a great … Continue reading

    Fun Fall Activities

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    Fun Fall Activities Yeah!!! It’s fall, the wind is cool the air smells clean and the holiday’s are here.  Are you excited too?  Now, some of you may be missing the Summertime but don’t wallow for to long, because the … Continue reading

    Celebrate Your Life

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    Celebrate Your Life! DYNAMIC LIVING PRINCIPLE #6 Celebrate Your Life! “All things get better with time.” During the month of September I reflect on how to enhance the celebration of my life.  This gets triggered by that fact that my birthday … Continue reading

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