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living mindfully

Activity at work is a great way to boost employee energy, morale, and team work. Incorporating active minutes at work is especially important for professionals that spend most of their days sitting. Prolonged sedentary time increases the chance of developing heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Daily bouts of movement can reduce disease risk.1 Active meetings… Continue reading »

I have not many bought many bikes. I was recently faced with a couple of aging bikes at my parents house. They live in an area where biking is really easy with bike lanes and neighborhood streets. I decided to go to a nearby famous retail store to purchase new bikes. After making two fine… Continue reading »

Summer means lots of time outdoors. I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with my 5-year-old great nephew. As a 3-year-old, we had visited the park very near my home.  Even though the park was simple, he continued to talk about our visit often, reminding me of the fun we had. At a… Continue reading »

The following articles feature Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program results: Mindful eating can help weight loss, study shows The Guardian, May 2017 Why desk lunches could be seriously scuppering your weight loss goals Huffington Post UK, May 2017 Switch off the TV at meal times if you want to lose weight  The Telegraph,… Continue reading »

The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program focuses on mindful eating, or choosing and savoring food without distractions such as computers or television. Mindfulness is paying attention to your surroundings and being present in the moment, eating with awareness and only eating when eating – not watching television or working on the computer. For… Continue reading »

Would you be able to maintain your weight if you ate a large brownie every day, how about a hot fudge sundae? A recent study showed that folks that don’t get at least 7 hours a sleep a night consume upwards of 385 calories more the day after a low-sleep night – about the number… Continue reading »

So I went with a friend last week to this incredibly tasty restaurant in Raleigh called Cowfish- delicious! Anyways, I ordered a Bento Box which came with small portions of edamame, sweet potato fries, 4 sushi rolls, a mini-burger, and much to my dismay… Thai cucumbers. Side note: I am ALWAYS up to try new… Continue reading »

Many of us have holiday memories that are near and dear to our hearts. In most cases, we associate these memories with food. If you have a favorite holiday food that may not fit within your diet, it does not necessarily mean that you should cut it out. In the Mindful Holiday Eating webinar found… Continue reading »

Football season is upon us. Whether it’s setting up a tent at a tailgate or cheering for your team from your living room, having something to snack on is essential. My favorite NFL team was playing last night, and I was searching for something that I could munch on during the game. Traditional game day… Continue reading »

If you have an after-work workout or walk scheduled, do you find yourself starting to think about it starting around 2pm? Research shows that even those that end up keeping their commitment to an afternoon workout, can have negative thoughts leading up to the event. I’m too tired, I have too much to do, it’s… Continue reading »