If part of your health improvement plan includes moving your body more, be sure to find movement and exercise that is fun for you and leaves you feeling energized and proud, instead of depleted or shamed. For example, grab some friends and conquer a new hiking trail each weekend or ask someone to go ice skating with you instead of doing sit-ups alone in your room.
Remember, becoming healthier looks different for everyone and includes the mindset we have associated with the health behaviors we’re engaging in. For some people, becoming healthier might mean decreasing their activity levels, finding stillness, and learning how to properly rest and recover.
When an alternative practitioner first offered me a glass of clay water 40 years ago – I stood there looking blankly at them, knowing I