Now that the holidays are over and life is back to normal, a good idea would be to take a look at and analyze your daily routine. Many choices (such as how we begin our day to what we choose to eat) and many responses (such as eating when stressed and swearing when frustrated) are made daily almost subconsciously or, in a way, on autopilot. Nothing is wrong with this if the choice or response is healthy and/or smart.
When it comes to socializing with friends, family and co-workers, it usually involves food and drinks. You often go out to brunch with your family, go to dinner and a movie, grab dessert with a friend you haven’t seen in a while, or go on a date at a fancy restaurant. Casual get-togethers, parties and special events are very often linked to the food they serve.
Did you think your days of keeping a diary were over? The key to successful weight control is accurate math. The mind tends to play tricks on you when it comes to food portioning. A journal is how you keep that optical illusion from interfering with your weight loss goals.
Do you have your life in balance? This diagram can help you determine if your lifestyle is in a healthy and vibrant state, or if you are in need of some physical and emotional nourishment. While you work towards meeting your weight loss goal, make sure that you are focusing on the whole body well-being. These tips can help you to realize which areas you should be focusing on as you lose weight and strive towards an overall healthier lifestyle.