Ever wonder what steps to take to get healthier? I heard somewhere that health should be thought of as a vehicle not a destination. Good health is part of your overall wellness, that can help you be your best self.
Now that summer 'swimsuit' season is almost here...you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed about shedding off those heavier clothes and wearing less and showing off more of yourself to the world.
Let's make this season a time when you give yourself a break, be gentle, accept yourself and your beautiful body. Try to be lighter in spirit, enjoy the weather, get outside and make healthier choices with your overall diet and lifestyle. One step at a time..make one small change and see what happens.
|eat these!! yum spring berries!|
|sprout sandwich and a fresh peach|
We all know what to do, it's pretty easy...you need to eat right, move more and make your health a priority. But that's a bit broad, so let's take it step by step. Here are some healthy habits from my notes at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. I post this list in my kitchen and try read it each day. They have been great reminders to me, and I hope you will find them just as useful.
12 Steps to Good Health:
1. Drink more water.
2. Practice cooking.
3. Increase whole grains.
4. Increase sweet vegetables
5. Increase leafy greens.
6. Experiment with proteins.
7. Less processed foods.
8. Find habits that nurture your body.
9. Find healthy relationships, that support you.
10. Find physical activity you enjoy and do it often.
11. Find work you love or ways to love the work you do.
12. Develop a spiritual practice.
Maybe you can try just one tip today.
Wishing you all a wonderful week...find a little joy and fun everyday...
|Katie, Mo's maid of honor, my sister Dot, myself and the crazy bride 2B!!|
Here's us at Maureen's bridal shower...getting silly on the porch for the 'after party'. Look Katie...you made the blog!! Thanks to you and your Mom for hosting such a fun shower...you always know how to party and enjoy each day!
and a few of my desserts...
Have any fun plans for Memorial Day? Summer is almost offically here!!!