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Strategies for Sticking to your New Year's Resolutions

7 Surefire Strategies for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 27, 2016

As the year winds down, you’re likely making a list of things you'd like to change in the coming year. This is a common goal for many people. Unfortunately, it's also common for people to make New Year's Resolutions and fail to follow through. This year can be different though. This year can be the year that you finally take the bull by the horns and make lasting changes. Here are seven surefire strategies for sticking to your New Year's resolutions: 1. Choose Realistic New Year's Resolutions Setting unrealistic goals for your resolutions is setting yourself up for failure. For example, if...Continue Reading

Stressed woman at Christmas

Five Common Holiday Stresses and Hope to Cope with Them

December 2, 2016

The holidays can be demanding for many reasons, but if you're prone to anxiety and depression they can be downright overwhelming. Look for these common holiday complaints in your life and consider using these tips to help.Continue Reading

Writing in the sand at the beach. Where is your stress free zone?

5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

August 24, 2016

The holidays can be a great time for family, friends and fun. But it can also be a stressful time for many people. These are 6 easy tips to decrease your stress level during the holidays – or any time – and will help you to have a better, happier holiday season. * Before starting any type of exercise consult your physician 1. Get Moving! Exercise releases endorphins, which are the feel-good neurotransmitters in your brain. Regular exercise relaxes has many benefits for your body's health – mentally, emotionally and physically. Even taking a short walk before or after meals can help you. If...Continue Reading

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