Discouraged with Diabetes?

Studies show that attitude and mindset strongly influence your confidence in managing your health and achieving health goals. Positive affirmations, positive self-talk, is a simple strategy to overcome discouragement and doubt. It may seem weird at first, but if you stick with it, there are benefits to gain. If you are feeling discouraged, or just... Continue Reading →

Give your body a little TLC before bed. You deserve it! Establishing a healthy, consistent bedtime routine, will not only help you unwind, but also get better, deeper sleep. One great way to relax your body and mind is to incorporate some gentle stretching in the evening. A gentle stretch relaxes the muscles, letting them... Continue Reading →

Eyes are one of the several body areas affected by diabetes. As detailed in this article, the main eye conditions are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataract, and diabetic macular edema, which can lead to various complications and even vision loss. To minimize risk, it is crucial for you to know how to care for and protect... Continue Reading →

To start any health journey, you must first recognize and focus on breaking bad habits, and that requires a shift in mindset. Use Self Reflection to identify bad habits in your daily life that are holding you back. Ask yourself, are my eating habits preventing me from losing weight? Am I reaching my daily Activity... Continue Reading →

Does Sleep Impact Diabetes?

Late-night events and early mornings, insomnia and stress, all take a toll on your sleep. A frequent lack of sleep takes a toll on your health - mental, emotional and physical, and can throw off your usual rhythms of sleep, blood sugar control, and eating habits. Lack of sleep makes it more difficult to manage... Continue Reading →

The Power Of Positive Affirmations

Affirmations are statements of positive self-talk. They rid your mind of limiting beliefs and can positively improve the way you think, feel, and even improve your health. Research shows that optimistic people live longer, and optimism can improve cardiovascular health by, reducing stress hormones and inflammation. Positive people tend to adopt healthier behaviors, such as eating... Continue Reading →

Gift Yourself A Healthy Heart

Happy American Heart Month! February is known for celebrating love through romantic gestures and all things heart - related, also a great reminder to take care of our own heart. This Valentine's Day, gift yourself a healthy heart and learn how to prevent heart disease: Be Heart-Smart: How To Prevent Heart Disease. Managing cholesterol early... Continue Reading →

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