Guest blog by Jasmol Sardana, DO.
Eating a plant-based diet with your family is rewarding, healthy, and easy! Here are a few tips that will have your whole family excited for the next meal.
Find What Works for Your Family
Your family may have chosen to go plant-based for several reasons – for health and wellness, the environment, animal welfare, or a combination of these. Whatever your drive to become plant-based was, know that you’re making a wonderful decision for your family. Continue reading “Raising a Plant-Based Family”
Are you active with your family? Consider this. My kids are in a lot of activities! A LOT! Hockey, swimming, lacrosse and soccer, to name a few. They love trying new sports and being active. My husband coaches and I usually cheer from the sidelines, or just drop off to get the other kid to the other activity.
And although we often go on Sunday night walks or bike rides together, I was starting to feel left out of the sports conversation. I was a bystander. So this weekend, I decided at the age of 41, to stop being a bystander and join a hockey team. Channeling one of Oprah’s sayings… if not now, when? Continue reading “Be Active With Your Family”
Thanksgiving should be about family, friends, good food, and most of all gratitude. And being thankful can actually be good for you! According to the book Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), Robert A. Emmons, PhD, cites numerous studies that indicate happiness comes from gratitude.
We tend to believe that happiness comes from what happens, such as what we buy, what we achieve, and where we go on holidays. But according to Emmons, it doesn’t work that way. He says that happiness comes from being grateful.
Here are some tips to help you develop gratitude: Continue reading “Thanksgiving Gratitude”