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Back To Work

Back To Work
Back to work we all go, the holidays are over and it's time to head back to our 9-5 lives it's gross, we know. Everyone is dragging their feet, memories of days filled with naps, endless food and good times swimming through all of our heads.

Resolutions for 2019

Resolutions for 2019

2019 has finally arrived. That means we all get the chance to make resolutions we have no intention of keeping – or do we? What if this is the year that we actually keep them and make ourselves go through the struggle? Statistics show that more than half of all resolutions fail and very quickly at that. 

Introducing the best ways to pick resolutions that will work for you and are super achievable.

Set yourself up for success and pick a resolution that has meaning to you and gets you genuinely excited. If you pick something that gets you excited, you are more than likely to stay with it and crush it. Your resolution should be absolutely clear and you should have a clear timeline of little goals that lead up to your final goal. This will motivate you to keep going and you will get to celebrate tiny milestones, which is always fun.

Make sure that your goal is achievable. If your resolution is to save money and you tell yourself that you're going to save $500 a month, and that isn't a realistic number, you are setting yourself up to fail. You will become discouraged if you can't come up with that kind of money in a month to save. Start off with a smaller amount and work within your budget – it's all about baby steps to make yourself into the person you want to be.

Make sure you are picking something that means something to you and gets you fired up for change. Don't pick a resolution out of resentment or self-hate because you are just building on a negative emotion. Look at everything through loving eyes and as a progressive transition instead of just a change. You will surely feel better about yourself once you complete it.

Whatever you choose to work on, just know that you are great and we here at Nutrovape wish you a healthy, happy and safe New Year. Whatever 2019 has to offer, we are ready for it.

Your Go-To Winter Diet

Your Go-To Winter Diet

The dropping temperatures affect more than just our wardrobe, heating bill and the ability to drive like a normal human being, it affects our body too by changing its preference in what it wants to eat, its energy levels and metabolism. During the colder months, we need to be putting foods into our bodies that are going to keep us fuller for longer, but just because it is gross and cold outside, doesn't mean that we should be living on a diet of warm cookies, hot chocolate and pizza, so let's look at what we should be eating.

Root Vegetables

Local produce could be hard to come by in the colder months. Root vegetables like carrots, turnips, and beets are great options to incorporate into your winter diet, and chances are farmers will have them in stock due to these veggies being able to withstand cooler temperatures. Boiling turnips will give you your dosage of vitamins C and A while roasted carrots give you your boost of beta-carotene.

Oatmeal

This is the perfect way to start your morning. It provides essential nutrients that you need during the winter. Oatmeal is high in zinc and soluble fiber which is needed to keep your immune system in fighting shape and your heart in prime condition. If you can't get over oatmeal by itself, try throwing in some cinnamon and apples or even some berries and honey.

Spicy Tuna Roll

This shocked us too. You wouldn't think of sushi as your typical comfort food, but it will provide all the comfort you need this winter. Try sushi with either salmon or tuna – both are packed with vitamin D which is essential when exposure to the sun is so limited over the cooler months.

Now is the time when you should start to get your pantry and fridge ready for the winter meals coming your way. The healthier you eat during the winter, the more you can indulge at Christmas time, so stock up on those veggies and pack away the cookies in a few weeks.