How I used the stages of change to overhaul my pantry

2020-07-29T16:51:03+00:00

Perhaps there are people out there who can relate to this statement. There are some projects that we know we should do, but we keep putting off. This could go on for years….. Intuitively, we know we’ll be better if we finally get to them. But the thought of going through the process of change just seem overwhelming and even painful. Eventually, we place these projects on the backburner for what may look like forever. In coaching, we refer to this attitude as tolerations. And then finally something shifts inside of you and suddenly you're ready to get into action. Well, [...]

How I used the stages of change to overhaul my pantry2020-07-29T16:51:03+00:00

The ABCs of living with any chronic illness

2020-07-29T16:51:35+00:00

A chronic illness is a prolonged illness that is not communicable and which is not expected to resolve. Some examples of chronic illnesses are type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and arthritis. According to the CDC, there are currently about 117 million adult American living a chronic illness. In addition to this number, about 1 in 2 adult Americans live with one chronic illness and 1 in 4 live with at least two conditions. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a life-altering experience. I know this first hand. I still remember the shock and disbelief reading my results stating [...]

The ABCs of living with any chronic illness2020-07-29T16:51:35+00:00

Today’s Health Awareness Topic: The relationship between your emotions and diabetes symptoms

2020-07-29T16:51:40+00:00

People living with diabetes  may experience a wide range of emotions on a day-to-day basis. These emotions may range from initial anger, resentment, disbelief, and even denial. At times these emotions can be very intense. Sometimes these negative emotions are inappropriately directed at the healthcare provider who gave the bad news of the diagnosis. Being diagnosed and living with type 2 diabetes does not have to be a stressful experience. Consider that contrary to popular opinion, being ‘stressed out’ does not have to be part of living with any chronic illness including type 2 diabetes. It is predictable that over time, [...]

Today’s Health Awareness Topic: The relationship between your emotions and diabetes symptoms2020-07-29T16:51:40+00:00
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