13 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Regular Sleep-Wake Cycle

Establish a regular sleep-wake cycle. Your body will learn to set its internal clock to your schedule and will eventually respond to internal cues to become sleepy at a given time and to awaken at a given time. A good way to begin this is...
12 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Wake Up Earlier

Get up 15 to 30 minutes earlier than the rest of the family and use this time for a run, a walk, or some stretching and...
11 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Outdoor Breaks

In a sedentary job, take your breaks outdoors and have a brisk, short walk. You’ll also improve your concentration and...
10 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Take the Stairs

We’ve all heard the benefits of taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Everything you’ve heard is...
9 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Housekeeping Chores

Get into some vigorous sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming. These types of housekeeping chores can burn a significant number of...
8 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Take the Kids for a Walk.

Take the kids for a walk. If their pace is too slow, add some lunges, jumping jacks, or running in place every few minutes to make yourself work...
7 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Eat Before Running Errands

Make it a habit to eat a piece of fruit, a bowl of cereal, or some low-fat yogurt before you set out to run errands. Regular eating can help you feel full and avoid...
6 Sep 2017 0 Comment

Stock Your Car

Stock your car with bottled water and healthy snacks. Have a small snack before the cravings hit, and you’re less likely to pull into that drive-through fast food...