If You Don’t Get a Fitness Mantra Now, You’ll Hate Yourself Later

If you wish that workouts felt more like play and less like work, a simple fitness mantra could make your dreams come true. A recent study proved once again how powerful self-talk can be.

A group of cyclists preparing for a competition was divided in two. Half of them urged themselves on with statements like, “You’re doing well,” while the other half went without mantras. The self-talkers were able to keep biking for about 20% longer. They also felt like their workouts required less effort.

The Weight Loss Solution for People Who Hate to Cook

The Weight Loss Solution for People Who Hate to CookIf you want to lose weight but you can’t stand the idea of cooking, you’re not alone. Since 1950, the average American is eating almost twice as many meals at restaurants. The good news is that you can stick to a healthy diet without spending any more time in the kitchen or at the grocery store.

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Helping Your Child Wind Down

The Busy Parent’s Guide to Helping Your Child Wind DownHelping your child to fall asleep and stay asleep is a challenge for most parents. Every child is different so it requires some flexibility to find the patterns that will work for your family. Experiment with a combination of these techniques as you put together your own formula for success.

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