Healthy Habits

Fitness

Maintaining Fitness

"Exercise delivers oxygen and nutrients to your tissues and helps your cardiovascular system work more efficiently. And when your heart and lung health improve, you have more energy to tackle daily chores." This quote from Mayo Clinic explains why working out allows you to gain more...

Balanced Eating

Balanced eating goes hand-in-hand with developing a healthy relationship with food. What does "developing a healthy relationship with food" mean? Firstly, the term “healthy” does not mean diets or excessive exercise.  Developing a healthy relationship with food means...​

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Food for the Brain

The brain is the control center for the entire body, and the brain needs to be fueled continuously and given nutrients for it to perform well. We eat impacts how our brain functions. Eating brain powering foods can have short and long-term effects on their overall function.

Body Positivity

Body positivity means keeping a positive attitude towards your own and others’ bodies and appearances, despite social pressures of ideal body types.

This can help to achieve a healthier and more positive state of mind. :) 

You can also embrace body neutrality if that seems...

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Staying Hydrated

The amount of water your body needs can depend on a lot of things, but a good rule of thumb is to drink half your body weight in ounces.

Don't worry about calculating the number of ounces of water you are drinking to the tee... just make sure you are...

Getting Proper Sleep

It's definitely easier said than done. If you know you need to get sleep, but you're still having a hard time falling asleep, try listening to either one of the sleep podcasts or one of the YouTube sleep music playlists listed below. 

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Time Management / Focus

Brad Aeon spoke about The Philosophy of Time Management in a TedTalk, and this is what he suggested:

Oftentimes, the reason we feel like we don’t have enough time is because there are so many options to choose from… 

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Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships are important for a healthy mindset. We are highly influenced by the people we surround ourselves with, so it is important to evaluate....