Category: Lifestyle

WI-MAFC Ketogenic

What is this Ketogenic Diet people are talking about??

The ketogenic diet is NOT a fad diet with a bunch of weird rules and no results. Backed by scientific research, people follow the ketogenic diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle or when treating Type 2 Diabetes (amongst many other diseases). It is commonly paired with intermittent fasting. Being in ketosis means your body is […]

2018 goals

6 Keys to Crushing Your Goals in 2018

Even though 2018 has already begun, it’s not too late to set goals and start the year with a meaningful plan to move the needle in whatever facets of your life you see the need to adjust. 1. FIND YOUR “TRUE NORTH” “True North” can be defined as determining your most important roles and most […]

Shape

“I need to get in shape before I start…”

Holiday music is everywhere this time of year. It’s also the time of year when people start to dust off New Year’s resolutions or create them from scratch. And many of them no doubt will be about getting in shape. To borrow a line from Nat King Cole’s “The Christmas Song,” he sings, “Although, it’s […]

martial arts training

5 Benefits of Training in Martial Arts

ThereF Or Here are five reasons to consider martial arts as part of your fitness and training routine: 1. SELF DEFENSE If you choose a gym/style that trains in effective martial arts, one of the most obvious benefits is an increased ability to defend yourself and loved ones. This is one of the most important […]

resilient

Are you resilient?

Being resilient means having the ability to recognize a hardship and being able to come back from that hardship quickly and in good health. We all face little hardships everyday. How we frame these incidents can have a big impact on our mental health. Our body’s response to stress is a great thing when we […]

habit, routine, pattern

Habits, Routine, and Patterns

Our human brain loves to default to pre-programmed patterns and go on autopilot whenever possible and that is why many of us prefer routines in daily life. We are creatures of habit! It takes introspection, effort, and awareness to step back and look at the patterns that each of us put in place for ourselves. […]

Enriching Your Life

As far as we know, you only have this one life to live and life is short. So, it is important to make the most of the time that we’re given. While career, family, and social obligations are all important and necessary, I challenge you to take time for activities that make for a more […]

Gratitude

Finding and sharing a perspective of gratitude can be a life-changing and paradigm-shifting revelation. It’s all too easy to get caught up keeping up with the latest technology, fashion, or whatever trend you choose and that can be doubly true during the pressures of the holiday season. Count your blessings… Literally. Count ‘em. When you’re […]

Tips for staying in shape over the holidays

KNOW THE LAW OF CALORIES Sometimes it is good to go down to the basic level: Any calories that are consumed and not used through daily activity and exercise are stored in the body as excess adipose tissue (fat)! So, if you know that you have to miss the gym or are having a low […]