January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11

And just like that, we are on to the second week of our January Wellness Challenge! Day 7: Walk, jog, or run a mile for #MoveItMonday Walking Technique: Stand tall Abdominals in (30% out of 100%) Chest open Shoulders retracted and depressed Slight chin tuck – look straight ahead Swing arms forward and back from shoulder – not across your body Lightly walk heel to toe … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 7-11

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January Wellness Challenge: Days 5 and 6

For days 5 and 6 of your January Wellness Challenge, we will focus on hydration and organization. Day 5:  #SaturdayCelebrations (water intake, drinks and smoothie bowl recipes) Drink 8 glasses of water.  It doesn’t have to be exactly 8, but you’ve heard that one a million times, and you know it means hydrate up! If drinking just plain water all day sounds boring to you, … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 5 and 6

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January Wellness Challenge: Day 4

Day 4 of our January Wellness Challenge is all about slowing down and focusing on our breath. Each Friday in January is about adding in a meditation practice. 1 Minute Meditation: Sit cross-legged on the floor (or a pillow), or in a chair with your feet flat. Your hips and legs are planted, and your heart is open and light. Your head is balanced over your … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 4

January Wellness Challenge: Day 3

  For day 3 of your January Wellness Challenge, get yourself in the habit of seeking out happiness, positivity, and joy.  Be mindful of your happy moments and take a little time to journal these points. How did you feel in this moment – elaborate on it. What did you see? What did the air smell like? Could you taste it? What sounds did you … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 3

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January Wellness Challenge: Day 2

We are on to day 2 of our January Wellness Challenge.  Since it’s #workoutwednesday, let’s go ahead and do a *plank challenge this month. You don’t need a partner, or a magical forest –  we’ll walk you through it. Why do we do planks? Every activity you do starts from the center of your body – your foundation.  Your core foundation is made up of all … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 2

January Wellness Challenge: Day 1

January 1: Focus on cancer-fighting dark, leafy greens for this #tastytuesday: Kale Spinach Swiss chard Microgreens Collard greens Arugula Endive Dare we say Romaine? 🙂 Add them to scrambled eggs in the morning, on a sandwich or in salad for lunch, and chop leaves small and put in your dinner recipe. Easy peasy! See full January Wellness Challenge here. Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Day 1

January Wellness Challenge

Over here at Live Happy and Well 365, we are ready to challenge you to focus on happy wellness for 2019.  We all have New Year’s resolutions – there is nothing wrong with setting goals and trying to better yourself this new year. 🌱 Take small, attainable steps everyday, because they snowball into big changes and big results! #MoveItMonday: move #TastyTuesday: healthy eats #WorkoutWednesday: get … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge