Patience and perseverance are absolutely essential with weight loss. There will be many times you do not see the scale move, but you must keep moving forward with the healthy behaviors! Check out this post from Diane Petrella about why patience and perseverance are so important... https://dianepetrella.com/blog/weight-loss/patience-and-perseverance/
If you have not yet read “Atomic Habits” by James Clear pick up or download a copy today! Clear does a terrific job describing the power of establishing habits toward self-improvement, along with advice on where in the process to actually create the habit. Well worth the read! Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way … Continue reading Atomic Habits.
While diet and exercise are certainly self-care behaviors, there are many more areas of ourselves important to nurture for overall wellness. Check out these balanced self-care ideas from tiny buddha! Consider adding one or two of these into your daily routine to exercise other parts of your body and mind! https://tinybuddha.com/blog/45-simple-self-care-practices-for-a-healthy-mind-body-and-soul/
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Self-care is something often neglected, another thing you may think you do not have time for. While exercise and healthy eating are part of self-care, it is important to expand self-care into relaxation, downtime, self-exploration, trying new things, etc. Unfortunately it is all too easy to get into the habit of treating ourselves with negative … Continue reading Make self-care a habit.