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How To Make Lasting Change

Posted by EHE Blogger

1/17/17 9:00 AM

2017 is here and millions of Americans are reflecting on the personal changes that they want (or need) to make this year. Popular resolutions include vowing to lose weight, eat healthier, reduce stress, exercise more or quit smoking. There is just one problem: while all of this sounds good in January, many of us lose our resolve and our resolutions are long forgotten and abandoned by April. The simple truth is that New Year’s resolutions are easier to make than they are to keep because changing behaviors, particularly those that are long-standing habits, is easier said than done. Wanting to change is not enough. Success with a resolution demands more than wishful thinking; it requires patience, planning, and organization. The good news it is that it can be done!

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Topics: Prevention, Wellness, Fitness, preventive health, healthy living, health, weight management, exercise, new year, body image, thinking positive for health, diet, healthy life

Should You Change Your Eating Pattern?

Posted by EHE Blogger

4/19/16 12:45 PM

Does meal frequency matter? If so, what is the healthiest eating pattern? Three square meals a day? Two big meals? Six small meals? Grazing throughout the day? No eating after 7 p.m.? The truth is that such eating patterns can have an impact on weight and overall health, but this impact is limited and is closely related to other dietary factors.

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Topics: Wellness, preventive healthcare, healthy living, health, health benefits, self-esteem, change behavior, body image, eating pattern

Embracing One's Own Body

Posted by EHE Blogger

4/13/16 11:54 AM

There is no one ideal body size, shape or weight that every individual should strive to attain. The human body exists in all shapes and sizes. By learning to accept and appreciate the body that you have, you can develop and maintain a healthy and positive body image.

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Topics: Wellness, preventive healthcare, healthy living, health, stress relief, health benefits, self-esteem, media, body image

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