2008 was a very difficult year for almost everyone; the constant barrage of bad news overwhelmed us daily. For most Americans, it was difficult not to worry about paying bills, managing expectations, and wondering what was going to happen next. Most of us are still paralyzed by these fears. Unfortunately worrying, which creates stress, can only hurt your health.
The holidays can be a tough time for anyone who is on a diet or who is simply trying to eat healthfully. The combination of sugar cookies, pumpkin pie, and mashed potatoes will make anyone gain a few pounds. Even if weight is not an issue, it is important to make healthy choices come holiday time.