5/9 Week of Creating a Healthier Version of Yourself in 300 words or less
5 points to embed into your brain today to keep you going through temptations and help you become a healthier person. And today let’s talk about the dark side
Every other friend sells something weight loss related that is a sure thing. We have support groups and workout buddies. It looks like there is no way we can fail. But we do. We start over and over and still manage to screw it up. And most of the time we understand that the problem lies within, because we plan to fail. Here are 5 ways we sabotage ourselves (based on my own example)
Can I really look like a person on a poster, who lost 120 lbs? Is it even possible for me to even dream of fitting into a size BLANK dress?
You might not look like a supermodel, but I bet you can look better than some of the people you know.
I am not ready for such a long walk – I am turning back! Listen to your body – not your brain. Your feet just might surprise you
Late Night Eating
Any time late nigh hunger strikes, we don’t usually go for the healthy food – it’s “bring on the crap food time!” Whatever your weakness is, recognize it and learn to fight back. Sweet tea can replace soda, crunchy vegetables will substitute for chips, and if you absolutely need to have something sweet – get a teaspoon of honey.
Finding an excuse
I know it is 12 pm and it is the time I have set for my workout, but let me just finish this Facebook post and answer this email.
Go ahead, lie to yourself – there will be another email and another Facebook post you have to address and you know it. Set the alarm and let me know if you find one that also kicks the chair from under you – I desperately need one of those.
…This is a perfect time to go out for a walk, but I am so busy… I have committed to a 30 minute walk every day, but I have too much going on. Maybe I can skip it today? It sure looks like I have to skip it with this load of work...
Stop bargaining with yourself – just get up and go!
There is one answer to all self-sabotaging –