Wellness Wednesday

  • Healthy Eating,  Healthy Fats,  Healthy Lifestyle,  Wellness Wednesday

    Wellness Wednesday: 5 Facts About Fats

    When it comes to fats, people typically categorize them in the following way: proteins are good, carbs are bad, and fats make people fat. The truth is that fats get a bad rap, mostly due to related health effects caused by an abundance of unhealthy saturated fats and trans fats. In reality, we need fats to survive. So, here are five facts about fats in a healthy diet: 1. Fats = Energy There are two ways in which the human body can acquire fat to use as energy. The body can create its own fats to be stored for future use, or the fats can be consumed. In the earlier…

  • Self Awareness,  Self Care,  Wellness Wednesday

    Wellness Wednesday: Ways To Be Kinder To Yourself

    When we were growing up, we were told to be kind to others and that’s what we did. As adults, we continue to be kind to others because we know it’s the right thing to do, but what about being kind to ourselves? This is something I never really thought much about…being kind to myself. We have many different relationships in our lives that we work at and nurture, but the one most important relationship in your life is one you have with yourself. I think we all have internalized a belief that being overly kind to yourself, is a little self-indulgent or even selfish which makes us tend to…