have to admit: I've already started on making my 2019 goals come to light. Because I want to be uber productive in the new year (for work and wedding planning!), I recently spent hours reorganizing and
re-decorating my home office. I flagged all the things that make me not want to work for hours in there, and I went at fixing them. I moved a couch into the room so I have multiple seating
choices, and I ordered a spinal-support desk chair. I hung new artwork that makes me smile on the wall, and I added a candle to my desk. And of course, being able to take a break with the foot
massager that my fiancé got me for my birthday sure does help! I have many
other productivity goals for the new year (work, working out, healthy cooking, fun!), and I've definitely got a lot of new and old goals to
The countdown is on for the start of 2019, and I'm sure you're thinking about your own resolutions. Just like all of the years before, gym sign-ups and diet starts will be at a height in the new year, but progress for many often halts just as quickly as January ends. If your resolution is to lose weight or to simply get healthier, I'm here to help arm you with success so you can stick to your goals for the long run and see the results you want all year long. Here's to a long, happy, and healthy life, starting with a rocking 2019! Cheers!
How To Lose 10 Pounds Without Totally Changing Your Diet
Nope, you don't have to turn your world upside down to lose weight! You can embrace a new year, same you mindset and make small changes, like swapping high-calorie seasonings for lower-calorie ones like everything bagel spice mix. Kiss those extra pounds goodbye with easy diet tweaks that will help your overall health, too. I share my favorite small but mighty actions with WomensHealthMag.com. Learn about plant-based weight loss, too, and also grab a meal plan template for weight loss!
While cold weather might lead us to think of comfort foods, those foods don't have to be high in calories or fat: Nutritious foods like spaghetti squash and pomegranate can be oh so comforting. I recently shared my favorite healthy winter foods with Self.com.
12 New Year’s Resolutions Health Experts Hate the Most
I'm definitely not raining on the #newyearnewme spirit, but here's your PSA to make realistic resolutions and to tweak or skip the ones that seem too extreme or too good to be true! I share my least favorite diet trends with ReadersDigest.com. Also take a look at a handful of my favorite reasonable health goals to make!
Amy's Recipe of the Week: Wild Blueberry Peanut Butter Smoothie
Whether or not you believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (I surely do!), you can still make a healthy morning meal part of your get-and-stay-healthy efforts. I love smoothies because they're a fast and easy way to maximize morning nutrition in minutes. With so many different flavor combos and ingredients, there's a healthy smoothie recipe for everyone!
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