Eating Healthy Made Easy!

I’m all about making healthy living easy! 

In order to maintain that, the foods I keep in my house are healthy and easy.

Here are a few of my favorite healthy foods that are almost effortless to incorporate into your diet.

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Dad Level Expert

So you're setting goals now.  That's awesome!  Hopefully you're using the stretch and smart goals to actually make some progress.  But as you do, I issue a warning: at some point you're probably going to feel like an imposter.  It's okay.  We've all been there, suffering with imposter syndrome.  It's kind of how you feel when it sets in that you're going to be a Dad.  Who the hell let that happen?

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Tips to walking more

Getting more active can be as simple as finding ways to walk more in your everyday life. Individuals who walk 10,000 steps or more daily have lower body fat percentage and suffer from weight related health concerns far less. Here are 10 tips to help you add more steps into our everyday life:

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Five Free/Cheap Date Night Ideas

Let's be honest, between a lack of time and money it's tough to have quality time with your love after you have a kid.  But you don't have to go out to a fancy restaurant or break the bank to spend some quality time together.  Here are a couple date night ideas that are cheap or completely free that will help keep the two of you connected.

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Ownership And Ego

We all have egos.  There's no getting around it.  While the ego usually gets a bad wrap because it's associated with a feeling of superiority, it can also make us feel inferior.  The ego is the part of us that tells us how we view ourselves.  It is the self between our instincts, or id, and our morality, or superego. 

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Dad Hab Approved Grocery List

If you want to be healthy, you need to balance exercise and nutrition.  The easiest way to eat healthy is to win at the grocery store.  So, next time you find yourself reaching for the junk food, take a deep breath and consult our Dad Hab approved grocery list.  You can supplement with things here and there, but this will provide a solid base for your healthy home.

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8-8-8

Vince Lombardi's Dad Enrico had the words WORK and PLAY tattooed across his knuckles.  It's good to remember we need a balance of both in our lives, but something is missing: REST.  We all need to recharge our batteries every once in a while.  If you've spent three days in Vegas you know play can be just as exhausting as work sometimes.  Too often work or play end up dominating our lives.  What makes it worse, most of the time it's work that takes up most of the time. 

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The Currency of Time

Time is the most valuable thing we have in our lives, but we squander it away without giving it a second thought.  Maybe you've done some light accounting late at night thinking to yourself, "where did that day go?".  But that's like thinking about where your money is going after it's spent.  By viewing our time as currency we're more likely to assign it more value.  That's why it's important to account for your time.  The same way you budget your money you should budget your time.

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What Is Mindfulness?

Have you ever searched the entire house for your keys or glasses only to find they were in your hand or on your head?  Ever logged onto your computer or phone with a specific task in mind only to find yourself scrolling through Facebook or Instagram 15 or 20 minutes later having forgotten your initial task?

If either of these scenarios sound familiar than you already know what it's like to struggle with mindfulness. 

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S T R E T C H Goals and SMART Goals

This month here at the DadHab we're all about goal setting.  But sometimes we don't want to set large goals because they seem too challenging and we don't know how to get started.  With this exercise we show you how to take larger goals and break them down into more manageable tasks. 

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