Motivation Monday

Female hiker with backpack raised her hands celebrating successful climb to the top ofthe mountain

In the midst of your exercise and weight loss goals, don’t forget to enjoy each day’s journey. Most people agree that their lives and dreams for the future are so intertwined with reaching a specific goal or destination that any derived pleasure is disregarded. Problems arise when the “goal” becomes the sole purpose of living… Read more »

Fun Day Sunday

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Get out and enjoy seeing 6 beautifully decorated homes at the Share Club of Cullman Christmas Tour of Homes event from 1-5pm today. Tickets are $15 per person, and all proceeds go to benefit the Good Samaritan Health Clinic and Hospice of Cullman County. Tickets may be purchased in advance from one of the following… Read more »

Shopping Saturday

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The 2016 Christmas in Cullman Festival concludes today, Saturday December 3rd, with a full-fledged festival on the streets of downtown Cullman. The festival begins at 9 am and runs until 2 pm. This event will cover a lot of ground; from the parking lot across from Moe’s BBQ down to famed Warehouse District and onward… Read more »

Fixer Upper Friday

Couple on vacation at mountain cabin. Decorating porch with string lights for Christmas. Wearing knitted sweaters, hats and scarfs. Austrian Alps. Evening or night with beautiful yellow lights lightning the scenes.

Let’s face it, during the holidays we have very little time for marking projects off our lists. However, did you know that you can burn up to 350 calories by ‘Decking the Halls’? Thats right! By spending a couple hours climbing into your attic and carrying heavy boxes full of ornaments, you can get a… Read more »

Work Out Wednesday

Young attractive woman running outdoors near a rive, horizontal composition.

While on your journey for a healthier lifestyle, you need to make sure you set realistic goals. Don’t strive for perfection or an improbable goal that can’t be met, but instead focus on increasing healthy behaviors. In other words, don’t worry if you can’t run a 5K just yet. Make it a habit to walk… Read more »

Take Control Tuesday

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Without sleep, our body’s clock loses its rhythm and starts to dysfunction, causing poor habits. Try to keep your timings consistent so your body can set its routine. If find yourself having difficulty sleeping, try using blindfolds, ear plugs, soothing music, or whatever you have to get the rest your body needs!

Motivation Monday

Red and White Christmas Cookies on a plate

With the Holidays being in full swing, its very easy to slip up and overeat or fail to exercise — forgive yourself. Don’t beat yourself up! Instead, say, “I really enjoyed my vacation,” and let it go at that. Allowing yourself time to enjoy a few indulgences occasionally is okay. If you start to feel… Read more »

Thorough Thursday

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While its easy to get caught up in the indulgences this holiday season, be sure to keep your health and wellness goals in mind. Some simple and healthy Thanksgiving “swaps”, such as using whole grain bread crumbs in your stuffing reciepe, will help you enjoy your favorite holiday foods while keeping your healthy habits going… Read more »

Work Out Wednesday

Couple running in Istanbul early in the morning.

When it comes to working out, the buddy system is a really great tool to utilize! Find a friend or relative you like and trust that they also want to establish a healthier lifestyle. Encourage one another when exercising, and use this as an opportunity to enjoy one another’s company and to strengthen the relationship.

Take Control Tuesday

Human hand taking mineral water from shelf in supermarket

During the course of our sleep, we lose a lot of water due to breathing so its important that when you get up, you have a big glass of water. The vitality our cells gets from water is very important and will keep our body working in correct order. Without water, our cells starts to… Read more »