Tag - change

How to Become a Vegetarian (or at least how I did it)

I had my last piece of meat in November 2013 and haven't looked back since. I'm not going to pretend the transition was easy; the November 2013 transition was actually my second and more thought out attempt. There might be a quicker, cold turkey approach to stop eating meat, and...

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Top 5 Ways to Ruin Your New Year’s Resolution

The New Year provides the necessary motivation to fuel ambitious change. While motivation is a requirement of change, it alone does not guarantee success. Change requires hard work, sacrifice and time. Above all, a successful New Year's Resolution needs a solid plan made up of realistic goals, firm targets, rewards...

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Top 5 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Change is sometimes necessary but not necessarily easy. As quickly as some resolutions are created, they are discarded and forgotten because resolutioners realize that change takes work. Creating a goal and putting a plan into action takes time and effort. Though difficult, this time and effort will eventually turn into...

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Top 5 Exercise New Year’s Resolutions

Exercising more is a great resolution. It can help you lose weight, build muscle, make daily tasks easier to perform and improve your overall health. Here are a few specific ways you can make your exercise resolutions more effective. 1. Start Off Slow. Most people have an ambitious New Year's Resolution...

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Healthy Lifestyle vs. Temporary Weight Loss

At one point in your life, you've probably needed to lose weight quick. Maybe you were getting married, going to your high school reunion or simply planning a spring break cruise. Either way, you probably didn't have a lot of time so you may have turned to unhealthy measures such...

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Top 5 Ways to Fix a Boring Weight Training Routine

1. Different Exercises. The best way to fix a boring workout is to switch exercises. For example, if you've been doing the chest press with the bar, switch to dumbbells. If you're already doing a lot of dumbbell exercises, start doing some of them on a bar or cable machine....

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Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year can be a great starting point to bring about positive change in your life. Whether you're trying to quit smoking, lose weight or start exercising, the New Year can give you the motivation you need to finally start to change. Here are a few great resolutions that...

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Why a New Year’s Resolution Fails

It seems as though we go through the same song and dance every year. Come January 1st, everyone starts thinking up ambitious resolutions to transform themselves from unhealthy couch potatoes into health nuts overnight. They define success as perfection. This is a good thing, right? If everyone stuck to their...

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Six Steps to a Successful New Year’s Resolution

The New Year provides motivation to those seeking positive change. January acts as a starting point for improvement, but all too often, this quest to change ends in failure. Resolutions don't fail because of a lack of desire; poor planning is the usual culprit and ruins even the best of...

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