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If You Think Healthy Snacking Means Sucking Carrot Stick, The Let Them Prove You Wrong

As the world experiences a paradigm shift, more and more people are becoming more health conscious. However, certain aspects such as work can hamper our desire to eat healthily. For a quick pick me up, we tend to dash to the pantry or nearest pastry shop at midday. Admittedly, at such a time we often reach for options such as Chips or anything with chocolate. Studies have shown that our bodies tend to crave for sugar when our energy is low. This will slow down your weight loss goals, as…

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Make Good Habits Stick Easily With Productive—the Habit Tracker

Building good habits like establishing an exercise routine, reading every day, or drinking enough water take a lot of focus and motivation. At times, it can be easy to forget to continue your good habit once you started. Some days you might lack the motivation to even try. You might have found that once you’ve gone a few days without your good habit, you lose enthusiasm to continue. 80% of New Years resolutions fail but the second week of February.[1] It is a wide spread, and common problem. What we need,…

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Making Good Habits Stick Is Difficult, Here’s How To Make It Easier

Habits are the little things we do repeatedly, often subconsciously. They end up shaping our lives. Day after day, they make us who we are. Eat healthy and you get slim, exercise and you get fit, read and you get smart, etc. “Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny.” – Mahatma Ghandi Building habits is arguably the most impactful skill we can acquire in life. Can you imagine that 16 million deaths could be avoided every year by simple habit change? It…

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Can’t Keep Up With Your Morning Routine? 6 Ways to Make It Stick Again

You just sometimes wish you are more organized in the morning and more productive so that you could start your day relaxed, instead of running around and trying to squeeze everything into one hour before you hit the road and go to work. We do want to change our habits, and we do make plans, but oftentimes, it is so difficult to stick to the routine, especially in the morning, and after a week or two, you go back to your old habits. So, why does it feel like a…

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Your New Habits Will Stick With These 5 Killer Strategies

I’m sure you have been there. You write down goals and resolutions, clench your teeth and swear that you will follow through. Then you miss a day. And another. And another… Soon, days turn into weeks, and weeks turn into months. Before you know it, that book you said you would finish has been lying under your bed for a year, and that diet you said you would follow has become the last thing that comes to mind when you are in front of a dinner table. At one point,…

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How to Form Good Habits That Stick

No matter how well-intentioned we are about forming better habits, we usually have trouble making them stick. Why don’t good habits quickly become as automatic as buckling a seat belt or turning off the faucet? Most of us blame our lack of willpower or motivation, but maybe we’re just taking the wrong approach. Here are seven ideas for making good habits stick: 1. Pick Your Timing Never make a resolution two weeks before a scheduled surgery or just after learning that your boss has been replaced. Start a new habit…

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5 Ways to Stick With Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2017

With 2017 quickly approaching, it’s time to consider the things we want to change in our lives next year. For many of us, these aspirations come in the form of New Year’s resolutions. But keeping these resolutions often seems impossible. Here are a few ways you can stick with yours. 1. Clearly Define Goals The problem most people have is that they don’t set the right goals. In order to increase your chances of actually accomplishing your resolution, set SMART goals: Goals need to have specific outcomes. Otherwise, it’s easy…

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Someone told this mom she should stick to one-piece bathing suits. She wasn’t having it.

<br> Any new mom can tell you taking a baby to the pool can be pretty stressful. The last thing you need is input from strangers about how you look in a bikini. But that’s exactly what happened to Lexi Sinclair who, while cooling off at the pool with her son Christian, had a strange and jarring interaction. According to Lexi, an older woman came up to her while she was rubbing sunscreen on her son (every parent’s favorite activity!) and, after some small talk, suggested maybe Lexi ought to…

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Day 7: Stick To A Running Routine

Run your own route How? Pick any running routes you like. You don’t have to be restricted in sports pitches or parks. Choose a route with great scenery. For example, you can run along promenades. Why? You won’t be bored by seeing the same things every rounds on sport pitches You’ll be motivated by the scenery you see in your own running routes. Reminder Have you run in your smart outfit today? Congratulations! It’s day 7 and you’ve made your running habit stick! Don’t forget to keep this habit in the…

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