Wellness Wednesday: 15 Tips to Prevent Holiday Overeating by Rebecca Branham

15 Tips to Prevent Holiday Overeating

In this High Fact Diet Age we’re living in, figuring out what approach works best for you can feel extremely overwhelming. On the one hand, you’re empowered with tons of information at your fingertips. On the other hand, you’re completely confused. Who do you trust? How do you know what’s effective? How do you know what’s safe and what isn’t?  People often end up stuck here, giving up before they get started.  That’s why it’s so frustrating!  So without further ado, here are 15 tips to prevent holiday overeating.

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Wellness Wednesday: What I Wish Everyone Knew About CBD by Kristin Hodnett

While the CBD market continues to boom in the US, there is still a lot of confusion around the product.

You may have seen CBD in more forms than one could imagine lately. Due to its huge burst in popularity, marketers are racing to get products on the shelf, hoping consumers will strike while the iron is hot. I’ve used bath bombs, tea, lotions, salve, gummies and supplements, and I’ve heard of everything from infused water to hand sanitizer. In spite of this, CBD or cannabidiol remains a mystery. Here are a few misunderstandings I’d like to clear up.

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Wellness Wednesday: How to Rock Self-Care, Even if You Have Zero Time by Lisa Latimer

The Problem Within the Solution

Are you tired of being told you have to add x,y, and z, to your crammed schedule, in the name of self-care?  You already don’t have time to breathe, (a huge reason why you need the damn self-care to begin with).  Now your’e being told to up the crazy, in the name of self- care?  Riddle me that!  There is a way of rocking your self-care like a ninja, so that it seamlessly weaves itself into your every day activities, (without having to cancel, switch, or pencil anything extra in).  With this self-care trick I’m sharing with you, you can rock self-care, even if you have zero time.

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Wellness Wednesday: 30 Things You Can Do When You Don’t Want to Workout by Anna Hallai

30 Things to do When You Don’t Want To Workout

Let me give it to you straight; you’re not going to wake up everyday wanting to hit the gym or go for a run. Most days, you’ll probably dread even thinking about working out. On these days, I have to remind myself why I workout, how good I feel when I do, and sometimes that does the trick. However, that’s not always the case. You have to motivate yourself to keep going and when that’s not enough, I’ve got 30 things you can do when you don’t want to workout.

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Wellness Wednesday: How Journaling helped my Depression and Anxiety by Summer K-Hadden

How Journaling helped my Depression and Anxiety:

Bridget Jones may have been on to something when she penned her thoughts, dreams, and struggles in her diary. She used her diary to figure out relationships, job struggles, and more. Journaling can be an amazing tool for mental health and self-care.

Writing in a journal helps to decompress and sort out thoughts. It has been proven to reduce Anxiety and Depression when utilized alongside therapy . Anxiety and Depression are among the most common mental illnesses in the United States. Over 18% of the population suffers from Anxiety disorders. Depression is the worldwide leading cause of disability.

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. These tips are from personal experience only. They are in no way a cure, therapy, treatment or a guarantee. They are not a substitute for, the knowledge, skill, and judgment of qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, physicians and health care professionals. 
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Wellness Wednesday: Dear my ex-best friend(s), Thank you, Next. by Jalisa Nichole

Friendship Breakups: Dear my ex-best friend(s), Thank you, Next

We always talk about the pain of breaking up with a significant other, but we rarely talk about friendship breakups. They HURT too!

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Wellness Wednesday: A How to Guide on Eating Plant-Based by Leah Castle

A How to Guide on Eating Plant-Based

When starting anything new, there are obstacles and challenges that always come
up, no matter what you are starting. Adding on a whole new way of eating can be
one of the biggest challenges you will face. After all, the food we consume has most
likely been a habit for several years, and we all know habits are hard to break. BUT
what if I told you there are some really easy steps to take when wanting to eat a
more plant-based diet? Let’s get to it!

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Wellness Wednesday: Anxiety Coping Strategies for Christian Moms by Leah Veinbergs

Anxiety Coping Strategies for Christian Moms

Worry, fear, anxiety–a choking sense of doom comes out of nowhere and a dark cloud descends on my mind. Anxiety is the icy fingers of dread resting on my shoulder. It is manifested in the way I snap at my loved ones for no apparent reason. It is embodied by the swirling cycle of “what if’s” fueling my insomnia. Anxiety is the physical symptoms of gastrointestinal discomfort, sweating, fatigue, and muscle tension. It is a constant thief of joy and destroyer of peace. However, it doesn’t have to be. There is hope. There are many anxiety coping strategies that you can learn.

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Wellness Wednesday: Terrible Reasons You Don’t Practice Yoga Yet! by Niomi Lindfors

What is Yoga?

Yoga means union and I interpret this as a union of my mind, body and soul. I feel connected to my heart and my desires and as a result, I feel connected to everyone else. I feel at peace.

Yoga is just stretching or another form of exercise to many, and a trendy hobby to others.

For me, yoga is a way of life on and off the mat. Through a regular yoga practice I can bring that self awareness to  my life at any point, my turning towards my breath and getting in tune with my energetic body.

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Wellness Wednesday: The Beginners Guide To Meal Prepping by Carolina Edson

Meal Prepping can be the easiest thing you do…. or the most difficult. It really all depends on how you approach it. I enjoy meal prepping because it saves me time during the week, not to mention the savings in money and unnecessary calories. But – I will admit it was definitely intimidating at first. I was trying to follow what an already-fit person was doing, who’s life revolved around meal prepping and working out.

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