How to live a healthier, happier lifestyle while being in the professional services industry

I’ve lost 10 lbs in 1 month. I’m very happy about that, but wondering if it’s mostly water weight/not a real accomplishment? I have been in a caloric deficit (moreso due to stress than anything else),… more

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I have no desire to do anything. No motivation, don’t particularly care for anything. Not depressed, generally feel good about life, but I’m just barely going through the motions. Extra things I need … more

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My partner feels like she’s a burden to everyone (me, family, coworkers, etc.) and things would be easier without her. She’s an amazing and sharp human, but she feels like she is not good enough and s… more

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Seriously, what do you guys do for dinner when working crazy hours? I’ve thought about meal prepping but I don’t love leftovers and I don’t want to do take out all the time. Ideas and suggestions plea… more

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Is OTF a bad idea for beginners (or those that haven’t “worked out” seriously in a while)?

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Can I ask why would some guys keep the hair on their body? I mean like those bushy hair that grows everywhere and during summer you can almost see it. My ex had loads on him and when I ask him he seem… more

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Probably should ask a doctor.. but I just noticed my lower back has some discoloring. Like patches that are darker than my skin tone.. anyone ever experience something like this?

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Fam - your best red lentil pasta recipes?!? Points for spicy!

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What’s for lunch? Needing some inspo.

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Does anyone have any experience with lingual braces? Would greatly appreciate any insights or takeaways from the experience!

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Does anyone have a bike recommendation? I haven’t ridden a bike since I was a kid. Not a sophisticated biker but need something comfortable and durable for casual riding in the evenings.

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It’s like a permission and feels kinda nice: “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.”-Proverbs 13:20

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Can anyone give a recommendation for an affordable home treadmill? I’m not much of a runner and just want something I can walk on. With the summer approaching it’ll be too hot for me to go on walks ou… more

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After doing HIIT for a while, I returned to strength training yesterday. I was doing a chest press on a cable machine and the back of my neck was hurting afterwards.. Any tips on what I should do for … more

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What's your biggest challenge around staying healthy?

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Has anyone invested in a Peloton? Debating about whether to buy one. Do you like it? Worth the $$?

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Any idea why I'm building muscles and losing fat all around the body except belly button area? 27M here.

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Is doing 50 reps of one muscle (gradually increasing weight) going to make a dent (i.e., cause any muscle growth)? My main goal is weight loss so I’ve been doing 30-45 mins on the stairmaster and then… more

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Stretch for 20 mins or go for a walk for 20 mins 🤔

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Trying to mix some running into my daily routine, and was wondering how many miles I should aim for. I’m not looking to lose any weight and am not working towards any particular fitness goals, and rea… more

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Has anyone had issues with their pelvic floor muscles? I’ve been having trouble while I’m peeing and idk if it’s anxiety or a real problem

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Vegetarian. Petite female here. Trying to lose my covid 15. Struggling to get enough protein intake - right now I do one smoothie with the skinny protein powder. Incorporating lentils and/or chickpeas… more

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Thinking about getting a bike for summer strolls. Any recommendations for multi purpose (paved/dirt road) bike?

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Awkward question 🙈 - I have started using the bike at my gym but find it so uncomfortable. I have a really wide bottom 🍑 and the bike’s narrow seat hurts my front and back 🥴. Does anyone have the s… more

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What are some easy and quick dinners y’all like to make?

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I was diagnosed as prediabetic a couple months ago. Made changes to my eating habits and did IF. I decided to purchase the CVS A1C self test to see what my A1C is and it registered at 4.9%. I have nev… more

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I’ve noticed in many brands of baby carrots (the ones that are peeled and claim to be washed), the carrots feel “wax-y”. I do wash them, but is this of concern? Should I stick to regular carrots that … more

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In our annual physical / lab, what are some of the recommended test / bloodwork that we should all get?

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What is your go to healthy, protein-filled snack in between meals?

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So I feel like I want to keep eating something all day. Even though I'm full and not really hungry. It's the thing of chewing I guess. What to do to combat this?

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Has anyone successfully recovered from IBS? Ive tried everything and nothing seemed to work. What has helped you?

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Is it possible to lose weight with minimum workout and no extreme diets? I know I have to change my eating habits but I really don't believe that cutting carbs or sugar completely out of my life i… more

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Nothing saddens me more than seeing a coworker still attending meetings and working in collaborative docs when they’re supposed to be on vacation. PLEASE take your whole day off if you’re taking a vac… more

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Who here feels stressed and how do you deal with that?

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Are there any good apps like my fitness pal that would also notify me if something has gluten? My doctor recommended I eliminate it as part of trying to manage hashimotos. I try to mostly eat whole fo… more

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Switching from coffee to tea. I've tried several times, but I do not enjoy the taste of tea. I want to reduce my caffeine intake and try tea for a while. Any recommendations on someone who was o… more

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Hello everyone. Can anyone who has Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO health insurance give some insight on how they like the plan? Current employer option is either that or Aetna. Thanks!

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Runners: I’ve been having this new problem where when I go running right after waking up my calves are so tired so quickly. I’m not tired or out of breath but my tired calves make me have to stop / wa… more

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Has anyone used noom? Pros/cons? I’m really good about working out but have terrible eating habits and tend to overeat and binge. Need a mind set shift but don’t want to waste money if noom doesn’t he… more

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Re-racking inconsiderate people's weights in the gym is a really nice accessory workout.

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