Tag Archives: Positive Mindset

What if a smile was exactly what the doctor ordered? Recently, a team of researchers conducted a comprehensive review of scientific findings over the past several decades and concluded that happiness has a direct positive impact on overall health. This means that the notion of putting on a smile and faking it until you make it actually holds some merit. If you want to start improving your health, the best place to start is with your mindset. [Read more]

09

Sep

Being successful in a medical weight loss program requires more than abiding by the rules of a diet and exercise program. A medical weight loss program introduces you to healthy habits that have to become part of your life. Making a total lifestyle change to embrace a healthier lifestyle is the only way to be truly successful and to achieve long-term weight loss. [Read more]

08

Dec

What does it mean to eat healthy? Most people agree that eating healthy means a plate full of vegetables and lean protein. It means avoiding high calorie foods that are full of sugar and fats, and sticking with nutrient dense foods that are going to support your weight loss goals. During your medical weight loss plan you will have plenty of guidance on this very subject. [Read more]

It is difficult being overweight in 2016, and the reasons as to why this is true go far beyond the immediate medical concerns associated with obesity. In fact, even when you start to lose weight and your health improves, coming to terms with your body and feeling positive about the way you look can be a whole different challenge to overcome. [Read more]

Between the red rocks and the lively downtown atmosphere, the area of Arizona surrounding Scottsdale, Chandler, Glendale, and Phoenix is a unique and exciting place to live. There are plenty of ways to find entertainment, from the thrills of nature to the nightly excitement that takes place in the center of the city. Just as there are plenty of options when it comes to entertainment, Scottsdale offers a wide variety of choices for a powerful workout. This is something to think about in the early days of your medical weight loss program in Scottsdale, Chandler, Glendale, and Phoenix. [Read more]

30

Sep

Smile and Lose Weight

Posted In: Lifestyle By Staff

When was the last time you truly felt happy with yourself? There are a lot of people who can’t answer this question honestly. Thanks to an internet filled with body shaming posts and endless pressure out of Hollywood to be as thin as you can be, it is only getting harder to actually appreciate the skin that you are in. And a lot of times this pressure can start to weigh down on you mentally, interfering with how you feel about yourself as a person, your accomplishments, and even your relationships and career goals. [Read more]

24

Jun

In the United States, the weight loss industry brings in millions of dollars every year. On the other end of that coin is an endless stream of marketing from the fashion industry, showing off images of airbrushed models who are in turn setting completely unrealistic body standards. At the end of the day, it doesn’t feel like a lot to smile about. This is the problem that so many people face when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle! [Read more]

There is something about being outside that is mentally rejuvenating. Whether you are taking a brisk walk in the cold winter air, tanning yourself in the hot Arizona sun or listening to the birds on a nice spring day, being outside can help you cope with stress and clear your mind—benefits that physical activity can provide, too. So what happens when you combine your natural desire to be outside with physical activity? You get a combination that can boost your weight loss efforts and your mental health all at once. [Read more]