You burn a certain number of calories just by breathing air, digesting food, and circulating blood. Energy balance is the relationship between “energy in” (calories taken in through food and drink) and “energy out” (calories burned). This is your metabolism at work. The number of calories your body uses to carry out these basic functions is known as your basal metabolic rate, or what you may call metabolism.
ASKING YOURSELF "WHY" CAN HELP YOU SET BETTER GOALS
Finding your why is one of the first steps of goal setting. While our goals can be relevant, important, and valid, it’s the why behind them that will make us want to get out of bed every morning. As you work on setting goals, follow these steps to help lead you to success.
FEELING & EXPRESSING GRATITUDE IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
Experts tell us that practicing gratitude can improve mental health, strengthen relationships and reduce stress. There is a strong correlation between increased feelings of happiness and self-worth when giving or receiving gratitude. Try one of these gratitude exercises today!