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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 accomplish this 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. With these statistics in mind, turn your resolutions around to conquer your goals this year. Here are some smart and simple tips to keep in mind as you work setting and conquering your goals. How to Conquer 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 …

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for a Healthier 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. We’ve put together this guide with healthy holiday gifts to give your holiday shopping a healthy makeover. Whether you add these to your own wish list, or purchase them for a loved one, opting for  healthy holiday 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. Healthy Holiday Gifts for a Healthier Kitchen Here are some carefully curated ideas to kick off your healthy …

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Embrace Minimalism to Lower Stress During the Holidays

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 do you normally wind up feeling tense, overwhelmed or exhausted at this time of year? If you said yes, you are with the majority. Be prepared this year. Instead of letting the season wear you out, embrace minimalism to lower stress during the holidays. Watch this video for simple ways you can reduce the chaos and enjoy the pleasures of the season by focusing on the things that matter most. Embrace Minimalism to Lower Stress During the Holidays  

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8 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day Off Right

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If you’re striving to live a healthier life, the way you start your morning can either help or hinder your efforts.  It’s not always easy to stick to healthy habits, 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. Implement these healthy habits in the morning to invigorate you all day. 8 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day Off Right 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 …