Daily Practice of Mindful Behaviors

Published in partnership with RA



Charla Johnson, RN, MSN, ONC
Manager, Community Education & Professional Development, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Gonzales, Louisiana

James E. Wood Jr., MD
Orthopedic Surgeon, Chief of Orthopedics, MedStar Harbor Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland


Miss Motivation

Source: Miss Moti-vation by Kripa Joshi


Getting to and maintaining a healthy weight involves the daily practice of mindful behaviors. Mindfulness is all about making conscious decisions with full awareness and acceptance of your emotions and fears. It is about being present in the moment, and making a healthful decision in that moment.

Simple daily habits like eating fruits and vegetables, fish, lean meats, & healthy fats, controlling portion size, using alcohol judiciously, quitting tobacco and keeping moving will start you on the path to weight loss, and a healthier lifestyle. Read more at Start Moving, Start Living.