Healthy Lifestyle Changes
Learn how to use SMART goal setting to help you create a plan that fits into your life for making healthy lifestyle changes.
Watch this clip to hear Mike's story as he discusses his past and the difficulties of being overweight, leading to what motivated him to make changes to his eating and exercise behaviors helping him successfully reach and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Sometimes you need to talk to your doctor about things that make you feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. And that can be hard. But your relationship with your doctor is personal. Your doctor knows how to discuss these things and can give you the care you need. Here are some tips to help you open up.
Do you have trouble staying on task? Do you put off doing important things? Are you overwhelmed by your commitments? If so, you have a problem with time management. It can cause big problems in your daily life. But you can manage your time in better ways.
A lot of people have trouble expressing feelings openly and honestly. A lack of "assertiveness" may keep you from speaking up for yourself. Others can fail to consider your feelings. They may take advantage of you. This causes social problems. And it can hold you back at school or at work. Learning to be more assertive will help you in life.
We all know that an active lifestyle is important for good health. But finding the motivation to exercise can be tough. Even if you're active, you may have a loved one who doesn't exercise. Here's how you can help your loved one get up and get on the path to better fitness.
You're the caregiver for a family member or friend. You deal with pressures that most people don't understand. You've put your own life plans on hold. You may feel exhausted, overwhelmed and even frustrated or angry. But it's important to remember to take care of yourself, too. Here are some simple things that can make a difference.