Seriously, comparison is the fastest way to take the fun out of life. It’s your own uniqueness that makes you awesome!
You’ve screwed up in the past, and you’ll keep making mistakes as long as you live. Get over it! Stop beating yourself up over things you can’t change and learn to just let go.
The rule of thumb for a happy, healthy you? When we’re happy and in love with ourselves, we can’t be bothered with the bullshit our own or other people’s bullshit, says Jen Sincero, author of You Are A Badass: How To Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. How to win yourself over:
WEIGHT LOSS PLATEAU
Ever feel like you’ve been eating right and exercising regularly but are still piling on the pounds? If your period has been irregular and your appetite is out of control, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) might be the culprit. PCOS is a surprisingly common disorder that makes your hormone levels go crazy, and often causes small cysts to populate your ovaries. When you’re afflicted with this syndrome, your body produces too much insulin or can’t process it the way it should, Medium long style haircuts causing weight gain or difficulty in losing it. Think you might have it? Schedule an appointment with your OB stat.
High-protein, low-carb diets generally get the nod of approval when it comes to dieting, but the kind of protein you’re getting could actually be making you eat more. New studies show that iron found in red meat suppresses leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite. Eating excessive amounts of this throws our appetite sensors off and makes us eat much more than we actually need. Mix up your source of protein with fish, chicken, grains like quinoa, and veggies like soy, edamame, lentils, and broccoli.
SOURCES:UNIVERSITY OF UTAH WAKE FOREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER
Percentage of Filipino adults who are overweight, with the number getting exponentially higher each year. Being overweight and obese aggravates hypertension and raises blood cholesterol levels, which are major predisposing factors to the development of heart attacks and strokes.
SOURCES:FOOD AND NUTRITION RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Make Time for Meal Time
When it comes to eating, it’s good to stop and smell the flowers, so to speak. A new study shows that people who eat “on the go while walking, driving, watching TV, and while at their desks eat about five times more than people who sit down and have proper meals. Multi-tasking prevents our brains from processing how much we eat and give us a tendency to eat more later on. So, go and take advantage of those mandatory lunch breaks!
SOURCES:UNIVERSITY OF SURREY JOURNAL OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Savor, don’t swallow the moment.