There are always other emails/websites that I enjoy sharing their posts, but this last week PureWow had TWO on their “Our Sunday Best” post: both of which I can relate to!
Just a few of the reasons…
What Might Happen If You Walk 30 Minutes a Day
Bye, varicose veins
Be honest: You easily spend 30 minutes a day on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. (It’s OK, we do, too.) Well, put down your phone and use that time to take a walk around the neighborhood. There are eight amazing things that might happen if you do.
YOU’LL BURN ABOUT 150 CALORIES
Depending on your weight and the speed you’re walking, you’re likely to burn about 150 calories whenever you take a half-hour stroll. So don’t worry about eating that extra cookie after lunch–you got this.
YOU’LL FEEL CALMER
The act of walking can be relaxing, even if you’re exploring a busy city street and not a quiet meadow. For an even deeper experience, download the meditation app OMG I Can Meditate and listen to a guided walking meditation…
Read the complete articles on the attached links – both VERY spot on! And SO why I need to get off my bum and start walking again!! And the photos definitely help with my rut.
2. Reblog from: PureWow’s article: Get Out of a Rut and Become Motivated
6 Ways to Get Over a Slump and Get Motivated
You got this, girl
No matter how productive we are, slumps happen to the best of us. And that’s OK. As Aaliyah so boldly stated, “If at first you don’t succeed, then dust yourself off and try again.” Here, six ways to climb out of a rut and get motivated.
The word “intentions” sounds kind of new age-y, but it’s really just a fancy way of saying “goals.” When you’re looking to get out of a slump, set goals, whether short term or long term. By defining what you want to accomplish, you’re much less likely to flounder and much more likely to stay on track and actually achieve something.
CREATE A SUPPORT SYSTEM
Once you’ve set your intentions, tell a few friends what they are. You’re way less likely to quit if other people know what you’re trying to accomplish. Think of this as a good kind of peer pressure, adding another layer of accountability…
Read the complete articles on the attached links – both VERY spot on!
Enjoy – Love, Laura