Category: Promoting Mental Health Awareness

I’ll Start Keto Tomorrow – Procrastination Hurts Us

I’ll start keto tomorrow. No, I have that party this weekend, I’ll start Monday. Darn, we go on vacation next month, guess I’ll start after that. And as we push our start date further and further away, our health continues to decline.

We say we want better health but then we allow our desire to eat “fun food” keep us on a path to sickness. Procrastination hurts us.

When you decide to make a change in your life, there is usually a reason behind it. If you have evaluated your situation and come to the conclusion that you need to change your diet, or your exercise routine, or your sleep patterns, there was a reason you looked at these things to begin with.

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Can We Do a Ketogenic Lifestyle on a Budget?

Is it possible to do Keto on a budget? Surely if you know what you can and cannot eat, that is a good first step. This book by Mark Hyman will help you with that step: https://amzn.to/2UU8VEi

Understanding your goal is always the first step to being successful. So, know your budget. Many people go shopping without any real idea how much money they have in their account. This can lead to over spending.

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How to Lose Weight by Focusing on Your Goals

You need to focus on your goals if you really want to enjoy life. I know that is a bold statement. But goals are that important to being happy.

You see, everything that you decide to do is a goal. And there really isn’t any point of getting into your car, if you don’t know where you are going. All you will do is use all of your gas or, even worse, spend hours in a parked car.

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Eating a Healthy Diet is a Choice

Eating a healthy diet is a choice that we make on a daily basis. The way we make that choice is based on our habits and our beliefs.

Our habits can lead us to success or failure. Since we do them automatically, we do not tend to verify if they continue to serve us well. So taking the time to question why we are engaging certain habits can mean the difference between accomplishing goals or stagnating in life.

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What Causes Food Addiction?

What causes food addiction? Short answer is SUGAR. If you are still with me, the thing that I want everyone to think about is that if you do not understand food and how food interacts in the body, you will remain powerless to change your life.

This book by Mark Hyman, MD: https://amzn.to/2SGMErU really helped me to understand the process of getting food to our plates and the hidden agenda of food manufacturers and how that affects the quality of the food we eat.

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Why All the Fuss About Time Restricted Eating, IF, & OMAD

Let’s begin with the obvious. No one can force you to fast. If you want to eat, eat. That being said, I find it crazy how many arguments there are online about fasting.

First of all, fasting is a period of time when you are not eating. What is comical about this is, if you consider that a great majority of people often eat when they are not even hungry, how can we then try to put a time frame on what would be fasting?

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There’s No Such Thing as Easy Weight Loss

I’m saying it right from the start. Stop looking for short cuts. You will only set yourself up for failure. Weight loss is a process of allowing your body to use appropriate fuels to power itself while also healing any damage from the inappropriate fuel sources you were previously using. Believing that you can heal your body in a few weeks after years of damage is unrealistic.

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