Four months ago you put your words into action by dedicating time each week for exercise. You also made the choice to give up drinking alcohol during the week and drastically cut back on processed foods. During this time you have watched the scale steadily decrease. You are now 20lbs lighter! But for the last month, you haven't dropped a pound. You've hit your first plateau. Plateaus are not set-backs or failure. They are opportunities for improvement. It's always easy when things go our way. Fortunately, for us, things rarely have
Hunger exists to keep us alive. Therefore, having a better understanding of the feeling of hunger and fullness is an important life skill. Are you aware that you are eating even though you aren't hungry? Are you avoiding eating when you are hungry? Are you mindlessly snacking at work? Are you skipping meals and eating super low calorie? Since there is only a tremendous upside to having better appetite awareness and zero downside, let's make it a priority to improve. One choice is to focus on the behavior of eating too fast.
Momentum is a powerful force. A new year brings excitement and drive. Let’s take advantage of this force by going about things with a “just a little better” approach. Everything starts with a first step. It doesn’t matter if you are at the beginning of a quest or have been on the path for some time. What is your current step one? Create a list of 1-3 first steps that will get you “just a little better” this month. My 3 things are: Limiting bread, pasta wheat products. My step one is limiting them