As the winter drags on, it’s hard to stay motivated to exercise when your bed feels so warm and the minute your feet hit the floor it is cold. I did not always think mornings with temperatures in the low 50s were brutal. However, since transitioning from cheesehead (Wisconsin) to Floridian, you can find me starting these cooler runs in long sleeves, gloves, and something to keep the ears warm. Sure there is not snow shoveling here, but there have been times where temperatures have dropped low enough so that I felt like a human popsicle. I’m accustomed to the hot sunshine, after all, so I’ve had to learn how to adapt to the cooler weather to stay encouraged to run.
The number doesn’t thrill me, but everything else about being 40 is actually fabulous. I have so much in my life to be thankful for, and I have never felt better.
I turned 40 back in November, and while I can’t say I dreaded it, I wasn’t exactly thrilled. I distinctly remember when my dad turned 40 and the surprise birthday bash my mom sprung on him, and it was mind boggling that I was that old now, too.
The number doesn’t thrill me, but everything else about being 40 is actually fabulous. I have [...]
Just like there are foods that make you feel bad, what if I told you there are also foods that make you feel good…and may even relieve stress?
Whenever you’re having a really bad, stressful day do you every just want to go home and stuff your face with some junk? Do you ever succumb to that desire and end up feeling worse after? Well, there’s a reason for that!
The reason we seek out foods we consider to be ‘junk’ when we’re stressed is because they are high in fat, sugars, and [...]