Why Your Wellness Resolutions Might Be Setting You Up for Failure This Year

Why your wellness resolutions might be setting you up for failure this year.

Whether you make wellness resolutions each year or whether you’ve given up on the idea of New Year’s resolutions altogether, resolutions are something we can’t avoid hearing about everywhere we go this time of year. Between all of the TV commercials for weight loss programs and gym memberships and all of the other advertisements we see on social media, websites, etc. the theme is absolutely everywhere! 

And everyone jokes about the fact that the majority of people will just give up on their wellness resolutions within a week or two anyways, so why bother even trying? But an even bigger question is: why is it that so many people fail to keep their resolutions each year? What is really the reason why it is so incredibly hard for the majority of people to stick to their New Year’s resolutions for wellness and better health? 

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12 Ways to Hygge in the Spring

12 Ways to Hygge in the Spring - practicing the art of hygge in the spring can be just as enjoyable and as rewarding as it is during the fall and winter months.

The art of hygge is something that has become more and more popular in recent years. Hygge is usually associated with the cold, dark winter months, but hygge isn’t something that needs to be limited to just the cold months of the year. Practicing hygge in the spring can be just as enjoyable and as rewarding.

Hygge (usually pronounced “hoo-gah” or “hue-gah”)  is a Danish word that doesn’t have a direct translation into English. Some of the connotations associated with hygge include the ideas of creating an atmosphere of warmth, light, comfort, and connection; an awareness and appreciation for the beauty and joy around us; enjoying simple pleasures; and the feelings of coziness and well-being.

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6 Simple Tips to Help You Meet Your Healthy Living Goals This Year

These six simple tips can help you to meet your healthy living goals this year | Our Heritage of Health

Whenever we set any type of healthy living goal, whether it’s New Year’s resolutions or any other type of goal, it’s pretty easy to stay excited and motivated at the very beginning. But it usually doesn’t take very long until the excitement starts to wear off and keeping those goals starts to seem more and more challenging and eventually we lose motivation altogether.

There have been plenty of times that I’ve found myself falling into this pattern, but over the years I’ve found a few things that have helped me to stay on track and keep making progress toward accomplishing my goals (at least most of them anyways!)

So, whether you’re trying to eat healthier this year, or get more exercise, or live a more natural lifestyle, or whatever else, hopefully some of these six tips can help you to stay motivated to meet your healthy living goals.

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4 Ways Your Procrastination Habit Affects Your Health

If you procrastinate a lot, it might be having more of an effect on your health than you realize!

If you’ve ever had the experience of putting something off until later, then you know what it feels like to have that unfinished project hanging over your head. We all know that the results of procrastination are no fun at all, but the thing that we don’t usually think about is the effect that that procrastination might be having on our health.

The effects of procrastination might not seem like such a big deal if you only procrastinate once in a while, but the problem is that, for many of us, procrastination isn’t a once in a while thing – it’s a habit that can affect us on a weekly or even on a daily basis. 

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The Real Reason Why You Can’t Stop Procrastinating

If you can't seem to stop procrastinating, you need to figure out the root cause of why you procrastinate in the first place.

Being stuck in a cycle of procrastination is a very frustrating and stressful experience. And, for most of us, it’s not that we’re lazy or that we don’t want to get things done. As much as we really want to be more productive, we just can’t stop procrastinating and we don’t know why.

To try to break out of this cycle, we try strategies that are supposed to “cure” us of our procrastination habit, but when those strategies don’t work, we just end up feeling even more frustrated with ourselves. 

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Should You Take Supplements?

Whether or not you should take supplements can be a bit of a controversial topic. Here are a few things to consider when making your decision.

In the natural health world, supplements are one of those things that can tend to spark a bit of controversy. Maybe not as much controversy as subjects like vaccines or debates about which diet is the healthiest, but still enough to split the discussion into two sides.

The “Yes” Side:

On one hand, you have the people who say that, yes, supplements are something that everyone should definitely be taking because our modern food supply is so low in nutrients with the processed foods and depleted soil that it’s not possible for people to get the nutrients they need without supplementation.

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