In middle school, we all were taught the importance of deodorant. I remember way too vividly some of the boys in my grade rolling on the Old Spice and dousing themselves in Axe body spray. Middle school is a rough time, whether you smell good, bad or overpowering.
While at a recent editorial meeting, Alison Matas mentioned that she started drinking protein shakes. I immediately thought of those gym rats who make protein shakes and talk all about their “gains.” I admit, I gave Alison the weirdest look and questioned whether she was trying to bulk up.
Next time you’re thinking about binge-watching TV while sitting on the couch with a bag of potato chips, think again. Why not try to learn something instead? Ditch the chips and turn on a health documentary. Here are a few to choose from with different topics and approaches to get healthier.
Often when my fiancé, Austin, and I are bored at home, we’ll get on YouTube to browse around for something funny or informative to watch. Since we share the TV, our YouTube recommendations cover everything from knitting tutorials to running videos to nutrition tips to TED talks and everything in between.
They say that if you do something for 21 days, it will become a habit. And once it’s a habit, then your body will come to expect it. I’ve always liked this line of thought. I like the idea that if you can grin and bear a new hardship for three weeks, you can seriously impact your life.
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