New blogs are posted Saturday mornings around 10 a.m. EST. Remember: Be Intentional. Be Healthy.
Be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Romans 12:2 Behavior change. What is it exactly? When it comes to our health, it could mean changing unhealthy lifestyle choices to a healthier lifestyle choices. Examples include if you smoke, stopping smoking; if you eat fast food on a daily basis, learning to cook at home; … Continue reading Why is it so hard to change a behavior?
People do a lot of complaining about their weight, lack of sleep, having no energy, and amount of stress they have, especially on social media. It's so easy to sit down at your computer or on your phone and type out a big complaint about something going on in your life. We all have stuff … Continue reading Wanting a different reality without wanting to change
Photo by Alexas Fotos on Pexels.com I've recently written a blog about lifestyle change for disease prevention and management. In this blog, I want to talk more specifically about the lifestyle changes needed to affect high blood pressure. What is high blood pressure There are two types of high blood pressure or hypertension. The first … Continue reading What lifestyle changes are needed to affect high blood pressure
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Receiving a diagnosis of a chronic disease can be overwhelming. Your doctor may prescribe medications when needed; but there's a good chance you were sent home with information about your new diagnosis too. In that information, I imagine there's recommendations for action you need to take as well to optimize … Continue reading Lifestyle change for disease prevention and management
Whether you're trying to prevent a chronic health condition or manage symptoms, regular physical activity is recommended. So, why is it only one out of four American adults meet the weekly physical activity recommendations? It's my goal to help you increase your physical activity. Let's get moving, America. Barriers to participating in physical activity People … Continue reading Let’s Get Moving – Increasing Physical Activity
For whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.Galatians 6:7b (NASB) Do you ever stop and think about what you're sowing in your life? You'll know what you're sowing by the harvest you're reaping. Grape vines produce grapes. Apple trees produce apples. You won't find figs on grape vines; and you won't find pears … Continue reading What are you sowing and reaping?
I don't know about you but I'm realizing I spend much of my life running on empty. I'm not talking lack of energy from food or rest; I eat plenty and have enough physical energy because I understand food is fuel. I also get eight to nine hours of sleep each night. The empty I'm … Continue reading Running On Empty
Have you ever thought about your life as being summarized by choices that have been made? Every decision that has ever been made comes from making a choice between two or more things. The choices that are made always have some sort of consequence, either negative or positive. During your life you have suffered or … Continue reading One Choice Away
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.Albert Einstein Change is inevitable! Some changes we initiate; and others can be forced upon us. In my experience, though, most people hate and even resist change. But why do we resist change? Fear, control, insecurity, or even lack of trust are all reasons people resist change. … Continue reading Stop Resisting Change