A year evolves through moments, seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks and months. It passes through the seasons, and events that have special meaning for us, such as birthdays and anniversaries. So my question is, “which moment is the most important to achieve your New Year goals?”
The end of a year is a popular time for reflection. And I encourage it. However, I believe it is important to have a balanced view of your year. By balance I mean taking time to recall everything that you are grateful for—challenges faced, support given and received and what you have learned. It is a shame to sign-off your year without acknowledging and celebrating all of these gifts.
This blog post requires you to do some written work too, so take out your journal or electronic device, and get ready to sign-off your year in style.
Committing to small health challenges is a great way to change the way you eat and your lifestyle. Breaking change into small steps is achievable. And you get to celebrate small wins every day. The Eating for You 7 Day Health Challenge encourages you to introduce a new choice each day for 7 days.
I undertook a one bowl challenge after learning about Don Gerrard’s book, One Bowl: A Guide to Eating for Body and Spirit. I haven’t read this book, but I was inspired to see what I would learn from eating from the same bowl for 30 days.
I have reached this milestone, of being 50, in the same year as many of my friends. I am certainly not alone in this achievement. I share my list of what I love about being 50 because I know that there are many negative stereotypes associated with aging. I believe that we can embrace any age with grace and gratitude.
Welcome to part 3 of our series on small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). As mentioned in the earlier articles, the symptoms of SIBO are similar to other gut conditions, so diagnosis can be complex. Your doctor will make a diagnosis of SIBO, after a series of tests. There is one test that differentiates SIBO from other conditions.