How Financial Health Affects Physical and Mental Health

As we enter the warmer days of spring and summer, we tend to focus more on our personal health. Have you ever thought about how your finances may be affecting your personal health? Managing personal finances can be very stressful, especially when you focus on how you’re going to make ends meet. This stress carries …

The Benefits of Exercise… Even When The Scale Won’t Budge

At a recent check-up, my doctor mentioned that I gained some weight since my last visit. She suggested I work on losing some weight to get healthier. I left that appointment wanting “get in shape”, but wondering what that actually means. For many people, getting in shape means getting physically fit and losing weight. It …

Create New Year’s Resolutions That Stick

You may be familiar with the excitement of setting New Year’s resolutions and the disappointment that comes when you aren’t able to reach those goals. Resolutions often fail because of lack of in-depth planning, inconsistency with motivation, and insufficient information. Carrie recently posted about using previous successes and failures to determine what does or doesn’t …