Always Being Proud of Your Accomplishments

If you’re like me, it can be difficult to focus on being proud of your accomplishments. A lot of people are slow to accept praise and quick to accept criticism. Fitness isn’t merely about keeping the body healthy. It’s also about keeping the mind in good shape as well. As a result, you could improve a wide range of things in your life. It all starts with being proud of your accomplishments no matter how small they are.

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The Placebo Effect: Mind Over Health

The brain is an amazing organ. Not only does it control your thoughts and emotions, but it also maintains your body. It’s an organic computer capable of great feats. One of my favorite aspects of the brain is how the placebo effect works. This is when your mind actually convinces your body to make changes based on a belief. For instance, people can claim to “feel great” after taking sugar pills they thought were medication. Could this also contribute to health and fitness?

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7 Ways to Clear that Mind Fog in the Morning

A lot of us wake up in the morning with a cloudy head. In fact, I am in a deep mind fog this morning myself. It’s kind of like a minor hangover without the dizziness. This can cause a few issues in the morning, such as forgetting to grab your lunch or perhaps grabbing the dog leash instead of the keys when heading out to the van. What can you do to start the morning without this hazy mind fog?

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