The Healthy Desk Dweller’s Blog
Almost everyone can admit to sticking with a healthy habit for a few days or even a few weeks, but most of us can admit to falling off the wagon at some point. That’s because humans are just bad at building habits. It’s in our biology. Here’s how to hack your mind and body to actually get those healthy habits to stick with you over the long-term.
‘Tis the season for eating too many sweets and lounging on the couch for some serious Christmas movie marathons. It’s far too easy to gain weight over the holidays, but if you make the effort, you can it altogether—and maybe even lose weight by New Year’s. Here are some of my best tips.
Winter is the perfect time to look for new recipes that warm you up and nourish you right to your core. Now that the harvest is in and the growing season is over, it’s time to take advantage of all those amazing seasonal veggies. These are my absolute favourite recipes to indulge in during the colder months.
Is your sleep schedule totally out of whack? It happens to the best of us. If you’ve ever tried to fix your sleep schedule overnight, you were probably disappointed when it didn’t stick. I’ll show you the strategy you need to make real changes that actually stick with you over the long-term.
How to Stand At a Standing Desk (And How Long to Stand) for the Best Health and Productivity Benefits
Standing desks are all the rage right now thanks to our modern, sedentary jobs that involve sitting for long periods in front of a computer. I just got my new standing desk converter, and I’m ready to blog about it! Here’s what I’ve learned so far and what I recommend.
10-Minute Yoga Sun Salutation Sequence Challenge (With Step-by-step Postures) to Energize and Strengthen Your Whole Body
Think you can’t get energized and in shape in just 10 minutes every morning? Think again! Yoga sun salutations are a perfect morning energizer that get the blood pumping, the muscles working, and the whole body stretched for the day.
When cravings strike, it can be seriously tough to resist them. Whether you’re eyeing a piece of chocolate cake, a gooey piece of cheesy pizza, or a bag of Doritos, willpower might not be enough to keep you from going for it. These foods can help! Try making them a regular part of your diet to help keep cravings away.
It’s getting hotter and hotter out there, but that’s no reason to chow down on too many hotdogs, burgers, and ice cream cones. These Ayurveda-inspired diet tips will help balance your mind and body throughout the hot, dry, active summer months.
Summer is creeping up and you might be wondering how you’re going to feel good about your body before it’s the height of the season. Well, there’s still time to get into shape! Use these tips to make the most out of the next few weeks and develop healthy workout habits you can stick to all summer long.
I’ve made this Greek yogurt veggie dip recipe at least a dozen times now. My goal with this Greek yogurt veggie dip was to encourage myself to replace my bad daytime snacking habit with more veggies. Since I work from home as a freelance writer, I have a bad habit of...