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No More Resolutions: Iron-clad Strategies to Conquer Your Goals This Year

In Family, Featured, Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

Another year has officially ended and we are now looking forward to the year ahead. Have you thought about what you want to have accomplished in the next year, or quarter? If you’re like the nearly nearly 50% of Americans making a New Year’s resolution, then you may also join the less than 10% of those who actually achieve those resolutions. Knowing these statistics, strive to set solid goals versus empty “resolutions” this year. Here are some smart and simple tips to keep in mind as you work setting and nailing your goals this year. Have faith; believe it to achieve it The motivational author Napoleon Hill wrote “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” Think back …

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for a Healthy Kitchen

In Family, Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC18 Comments

The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to support your health and the health of those you love. Abandon frivolous gift-giving this year and make a health-conscious gesture instead. By giving your holiday shopping a healthy make over, you are supporting yourself and those you care about.  Whether you add these to your own wish list, or purchase them for a loved one, opting for  healthy gifts this year will help boost your motivation and make it easier for you and your family to stay on track with healthy eating while working on health and wellness goals in the new year and beyond. Here are some carefully curated ideas to kick off your healthy holiday shopping: Healthy Cookbooks for Family Meals …

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How to Embrace Minimalism to Lower Stress This Holiday Season

In Family, Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC0 Comments

The holiday season can be exciting. It’s a time for giving thanks and creating new memories with family and friends. But this time of year can also trigger tension, overwhelm, and exhaustion. This holiday, embrace a few minimalism strategies to lower stress, enjoy the simple pleasures, and focus on the things that matter most. Embrace Minimalism for Lower Stress This Holiday Season on Whole Family Living.

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8 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day Off Right

In Family, Health, Lifestyle by Alicia S. Hyatte, MSW, LCSW, CIHC1 Comment

If you’re striving to live a healthier life, starting the day off right can make the difference in achieving your goals for the day. It’s not always easy to live a healthy life, but if you incorporate changes gradually, you’ll affect your lifestyle in positive ways. Starting your day with healthy practices helps establish a healthy mindset for the rest of the day. Implementing these healthy habits in the morning will invigorate you all day: 1. Get plenty of sleep the night before. Experts advise 7 to 8 hours of sleep nightly for your health. * It’s widely known that caffeine can cause sleep disturbances. If you’re having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep, consider stopping your use of …