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Lori Brothers: Overwhelmed? Chill out with herbal tea
Let’s all start taking tea breaks as a part of our daily ritual for relaxation and good health. It’s more than sipping tea you know. We all know the feeling of not having enough time in the day. Pushing the envelope, not getting enough sleep, always one more project or one more person who needs you to get something done, can lead to exhaustion.
Lori Brothers on Healthy Living: Help someone else and help yourself
You are really helping yourself when you are helping others. Research showsthat when you volunteer, it improves your health. It doesn’t really matter if it is once a week or once a month, according to stats, as long as you are consistent and feel a sense of contribution it has a positive impact on your health and sense of well-being.
Lori Brothers: Kids won’t eat their veggies?Try calling the dish something silly
In the American culture, French fries and ketchup may be considered by some people to be two servings of vegetables. I remember hearing a report that said a committee was trying to get pizza with sauce to be counted as a vegetable in the schools for lunch.
Lori Brothers on Healthy Living: Draw power from you, not habits
Not all cookies have to be “no’s.” Guilt is a very invasive dynamic that can take hold of anyone who is seriously trying to make lifestyle changes, or any changes in their life. It begins as the resolve to set new ways. As the new idea rolls forward, the meeting of the old way is almost immediate.
Lori Brothers: Nurture resiliency to face adversity
What you choose in feelings, thoughts and actions can shape a positive perspective about yourself and develop coping skills, which lead to resilience. Resiliency is a new area of research in preventive health. It is the skill of being able to adapt to life’s misfortunes. It has a positive impact on your health and sense of well-being.
Lori Brothers: Claim your healthy habits — then share
In “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change,” Stephen R. Covey says, “Perhaps a sense of possessing needs to come before a sense of genuine sharing.” In creating new habits, ownership is the ticket that brings results and gets people talking.
Lori Brothers on Healthy Living: Managing stress can help control weight
Have you ever noticed that “stressed” is “desserts” spelled backward? To follow up on last week’s look at other reasons to eat besides survival, one of the more challenging topics is stress eating. How you feel contributes to what you weigh. Here’s how.
Lori Brothers on Healthy Living: Time to change your eating style
Understanding why you eat, beyond survival, is very important to making changes that can impact your health. Some of the variety of reasons we eat include ...
Lori Brothers on Healthy Liivng: Going veggie is easier than you think
Is there any chance that you would be willing to become “vegetarian inclined?” In a “Vegetarianism in America” study published by Vegetarian Times magazine, 5,050 people were polled, and the resulting data showed that that 3.2 percent of U.S. adults, or 7.3 million people, follow a vegetarian diet.
Lori Brothers: Good bacteria, vegetables and fruit key to digestive health
Do you have bloating, abdominal discomfort, uncomfortable fullness, heartburn, or nausea? You may be suffering from chronic indigestion or constipation. These health issues can be caused by overeating, eating too quickly, and consuming certain foods and beverages that trigger these conditions.
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