Make self-care a habit.

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.

Stick with your healthy habits.

It can be hard to stick with healthy habits, because the results are not always noticaeable right away. Weight loss takes time! To truly begin to notice results we need to think in terms of weeks, not days. Evaluating habits after doing them for 4 weeks will give a much better assessment of success than … Continue reading Stick with your healthy habits.

Create a plan for success.

This is a wonderfully detailed article from Experience Life with a step-by-step plan for self-evaluation and creating a plan that works for you. The more we understand why we want a goal, the more likely to make it last. Having a specific plan will make it that much more likely you will stick with it. Take … Continue reading Create a plan for success.

Keep the weight off for good.

I am a firm believer that successful and lasting weight loss necessitates a complete lifestyle change. It is when we fall back into old habits we tend to fail. Often people want a quick fix, with large amount of weight off immediately. Because this is not realistic, people become discouraged and give up. But, that … Continue reading Keep the weight off for good.