Last night I had curry for dinner. Not just any curry, Malaysian curry filled with crawfish and a variety of veggies, poured over a bowl of jasmine rice. Sounds good right? (Unless you’re allergic to seafood but you can substitute chicken.) It was delicious. Should I have eaten it though? Nope. Why not? Because my New Years resolution was to lose weight meaning: no carbs! This includes potatoes, pasta and that perfectly cooked jasmine rice that I devoured.
It’s the middle of the FIRST month of the new year and I have already broken my resolution. That got me thinking: Who came up with this sadistic tradition of setting us up for failure? Continue reading “Tips To Make And Keep New Year’s Resolutions”
Smoke a little? Smoke a lot? Somewhere in between? There are many types of smokers out there; persons who smoke only when they are drinking (and I don’t mean water) also known as the social smoker, secret smokers (don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone who you are,) the occasional smoker, the smoker who can’t finish reading this page without lighting up, you get the idea. So which category do you fall in? Keep reading and you will find a quit tip that suits your smoking habit.
Let’s Get Personal – Why Do You Smoke?
The technical response to why people smoke tobacco is because the tobacco plant has a chemical called nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and travels quickly to your brain when it is inhaled which creates a feeling of temporary relaxation and stress relief. Nicotine is also know for heightens your mood and increases your heart rate. Continue reading “Tips To Quit Smoking Naturally And Gradually”
“My New Year’s resolution is to quit smoking.” We hear that every year and it is an admirable goal. However, quitting smoking is one thing, quitting smoking after finding out that you are pregnant is a different story. A smoker trying to quit may experience different side effects as they use the different methods available to quit smoking available. As an expecting mother, you now have double (triple or even more depending on how many babies you are pregnant with) concerns. Which products are safe? Which have less side effects? Are there any natural alternatives to quitting smoking? These are some concerns that I want to share with you along with practical tips you can follow to help you to quit smoking as healthily as possible.
Continue reading “How To Quit Smoking Naturally During Pregnancy”