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Focusing on Health

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Now is the time to Focus On Your Health!  It’s been awhile since I’ve posted here on my blog, but it’s not because I’d decided to abandon it, just the opposite. Sometimes we need to step away from something to really get a true understanding of it and that is what I needed to do with GoodFoodMama.

I wanted to make sure I was taking it in the direction it needed to go at this time in my life. I wanted to make sure it was serving a purpose to my clients, to you and to myself.

While the message stays the same, “Motivating and inspiring you to reach your best health potential!” my approach will be one that offers more interaction with you! There will be more tips, quotes and daily actions you can do, right now, to help you care for yourself and to reach your best health potential.

One way for you all to get more daily messages from me is to follow me on Twitter or Facebook

In addition, starting November 1st clients will be receiving “Good News + Good Vibes = Healthy Life!” a monthly newsletter packed with healthy, motivating and inspiring information to help you live a healthier life! If you have already signed up to get emails you will also be receiving the newsletter. If you have not signed up, do so now!

Be Healthy!

Donna

Practicing Self-Care During the Holidays

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Hi Everyone! How have the holidays been for you so far?  Are you taking care of you?

The holidays can bring lots of joy and lots stress with all the family gatherings, endless parties, and the shopping! Here are 3 self-care tips that I never lose sight of during this time of the year.

  1. Stick to the routine. As much as you possibly can, try to stick with your normal routine during the holidays. Don’t stay too long at parties. Don’t pull an all-nighter wrapping presents. Disrupting your schedule and losing out on sleep can quickly turn you into Mr. Scrooge!
  1. Get your workout in! While you may not feel like you have the time to exercise during the holidays, make the time the stress relief benefits alone are worth it. If you can’t get to the gym or spin class, work physical activity into your errands. When shopping at the mall walk around a few extra times to get some cardio. If you have Christmas cards to mail walk to the post office instead of driving.
  1. Eat like you do when it’s not the holidays. With so many holiday parties and family gatherings between November and New Year’s, it can be difficult to stay committed to eating healthy. But try. Making healthy choices and eating well can keep you feeling better both physically and emotionally. But, don’t beat yourself up if you go overboard on the cookies at your office party. It’s not a big deal. Just get back on track the next day.

Remember balance your eating, exercising and me time just as you do throughout the year. Applying a little self-care will help you enjoy the holiday season a lot more!

 

Need more motivation and inspiration to help you get through the holidays? Every Monday until January 1! I will be sharing a weekly Holiday Fit Tip for you to focus on for the week. I will share these tips on Facebook and Twitter go follow me… www.facebook.com/GoodFoodMama and www.twitter.com/GoodFoodMama