You know how it goes if you have ever tried to lose weight.
You might have that one unsuccessful day when you fall off the wagon...
How did you speak to yourself when that happened?
Was it kind?
If you have experienced that one unsuccessful day, then you might also be familiar with the weight coming off…Yea!!!...and then back on…Boo!!
After all of that hard work?! How did you speak to yourself then?
Was it kind?
Why is it that we find it easier to be kind and supportive to others more than to ourselves?
As you kick off your weight loss News Years Resolution like thousands of others, I would ask that you consider your first News Years Resolution to be “I will be kind to myself”. Then implement these 5 tips for success, being kind to yourself every step of the way.
Most of us already know what it means to eat healthier. Eating more fruits and veggies; less fats and sugars. Actually doing it, and doing it consistently, is an entirely different story. What could be missing is a little accountability, support and coaching to help you achieve.
Old habits die hard.
Creating new healthy habits take time and yes, commitment. Taking the time to create them will evolve into a lifetime of healthy habits. Although the following tips apply to overall wellness, and I firmly believe you can achieve overall wellness, these are specific to your weight loss goal for your sustainable weight loss. However, I encourage you to use them broadly for a healthy mind, body and spirit. It is all tied together anyway!
Examples of S.M.A.R.T Goals:
Most importantly, whether you are trying to lose weight or not, be kind to yourself.
Say it out loud: Be Kind to Myself.
Happy New Year from Health Inspires!
My passion and purpose is helping people reach their full potential and master their wellbeing.
Disclosure: Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before beginning any diet or exercise program and ask whether you are healthy enough to engage in a diet and exercise program. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your doctor or other qualified health care provider concerning your overall health and wellness, including your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. It is your choice to follow the suggestions, opinions and advice given by a Health Inspires wellness coach.