Let’s shake off those bad habits and create new and positive ones!
- Sai and Joeslyn
WHY DO WE STICK TO OUR BAD HABITS?
Why do we ignore public warnings and advertisements about the dangers of smoking, drinking alcohol, overeating, stressing out and otherwise persist in habits and behaviors that we know aren't good for us?
Because, says a University of Alberta researcher, we aren't getting at the underlying reasons of why we persist in bad habits or risky behavior.
12 MINDLESS HABITS THAT ARE SECRETLY EXHAUSTING YOU
It’s no secret feeling drained has become the status quo, one that leaves us overexerting ourselves just to get through the necessities of the day. This leads us to lean on any energy booster we can think of to help us make it through. However, we also should suss out the energy sappers lurking in our daily habits.
Think of your energy as water in a cup that has a hole in the bottom. There are two ways to ensure the cup always contains enough water: pour more water into it or make the hole smaller.
11 SIMPLE HEALTH HABITS WORTH ADOPTING INTO YOUR LIFE
We get it, it’s hard to break bad habits. But when it comes to building healthy habits, small decisions add up over time.
Exercise physiologist Christopher Travers, MS, and dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, offers some diet, nutrition and fitness ideas that you can incorporate into your busy life to be healthier every day.