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The Body-Wrecking Effects of Too Little Sleep

So, is everyone in the holiday spirit yet? As we prepare to greet the visiting relatives as well as making sure our additional tasks are completed before Christmas, don't forget to take care of your health.
In making sure that our holidays are as enjoyable as possible, it is important to also keep ourselves as healthy as possible. This means that we should not only be eating right and washing our hands throughout the day to avoid picking up nasty germs, but sleeping enough too. 
Learn about the consequences of not getting enough sleep and how it can affect the body in ways that can lead to colds, digestive issues, mood swings and more. Read about the body-wrecking effects of too little sleep here to find out more. 

WSJ: Weight Watchers' Plan: Don't Call It a 'Diet'

It occurred to me that it has been some time since I've posted to my blog. But, there is a good reason for this aside from the fact that perhaps I've "slacked off" just a little. Apologies.

As I approach completing my Health Coach Certification fairly soon, this article that I've posted a link to below resonated with me so much with regard to our diet. That word 'diet' just gives me the chills. Why can't we simply call it, "eating sensibly" or "eating for health," -- at least, that is what it should be. Imagine if we all ate more sensibly, we more than likely wouldn't be facing the vast amount of chronic diseases that we are seeing today that are -- well, largely -- lifestyle related. 
Weight Watchers' Plan will hopefully be a successful one as they approach diet with a focus from one of deprivation to a healthy view of fitness and motivation. There is no doubt that we all have different genes that make us all different -- s…