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5 Signs You Need A Vacation

I have to admit it: this article was written for me. Working in the health and fitness industry, work and downtime tend to severely overlap. When you enjoy what you do and have every desire to serve others with tools and information to live a healthy life, it’s easy to work too many hours and not take enough time off to do nothing.

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5 Weight Loss Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Food

Are you not yet ready or willing to change your diet in order to lose weight?  Or perhaps, you’ve already made great effort there but are considering that there are other things holding you back from success.  Although nutrition tends to be the hardest thing to change for most individuals on a weight loss journey, there are other key areas that need effort in order to have a successful outcome.  Early in my career as a dietitian, I’d have my clients solely focus on the food they were putting in their mouths.  But I’ve learned over the years that implementing these five tips below, not only stemmed better results for them, but also in turn, improved their eating habits without them even focusing on it.  Check out my top five weight loss tips that have nothing to do with food – you’ll want to start implementing them as soon as possible!   

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30 Days – 30 Healthy Experiments

Major health change happens with 1000 modest efforts. 

While the "big basics" (e.g. the Healthy Way of Eating, resistance training, ample movement, quality sleep, etc.) universally hold, you’d be surprised at how much license you have to "play" on the path to good health.

Viewing our journeys through the lens of experimentation can underscore the truth that our commitments are made and remade every day - choice by choice. It can also encourage us to try on new practices that fit our interests and progress us further in our lifestyle change.

What new ideas have you attempted lately? Check out these 30 health experiments that span the spectrum from lighthearted to illuminating, and see where the month takes you!  


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7 Summer-Worthy Resolutions

The warm, sunny days, ample produce, and longer daylight hours make it that much easier to live a healthy, vibrant lifestyle in summer. Who doesn't feel a resurgence of zest and energy this time of year? Harness this feeling by creating some clear intentions for the season. (New Year's isn't the only time for resolutions!) The summer months are a great time to be outdoors, go on vacations, and get together with family and friends, but don’t forget about doing something good for yourself as well! Consider these seven possibilities (among many) that can help you prioritize play and wellbeing this season. 


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20 Ideas to Turn Healthy Living into Family Fun

When we know how good a healthy life feels, we undoubtedly want to share the benefits with those we love. Getting the whole family on board with better practices means we not only have an easier time meeting our individual goals but enjoy knowing we’re passing on the love of a healthy lifestyle to our children. With the return of warm weather, it's the perfect time to re-envision your family routines and imagine new opportunities for sharing healthy eating and active living together. Want a few ideas to get you started? Below you’ll find 20 ways to make healthy living fun for the whole crew!


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