You know I am a big believer in being “in the moment,” right? It’s huge for helping you relieve stress, focus on what’s important, and get the most out of every day.
But … → I HAVE AN IMPORTANT EXCEPTION.
And it has to do with something I hear every. single. year from my clients. Pretend it’s January 1st. How are you going to feel if you use the holidays as an excuse to put your health and wellness on the back burner?
And not just on the back burner …. but ended up going BACKWARDS?
Did you know that the average person expects to gain SEVEN POUNDS over the holiday season?!
Based on my experience as a coach, I can tell you how you’ll probably feel. You’ll feel like you’ve lost ground on any progress … you’ll feel tired … more bloated … your clothes will be tighter … and, yes, you’ll probably feel regretful.
It’s not a good spot to be in.
The good news is that you can make a few small changes NOW so you don’t end up in the majority of people who let their health and fitness slide. It’s all about keeping things REALISTIC to keep yourself on track. Which leads me to a little assignment for you…
Take two minutes right now … and think about how much time you can devote to your self-care through the holidays. What can you realistically commit to?
- 3 x 30-minute workouts a week?
- An hour of meal prep twice a week?
- Getting 7-8 hours of sleep each night?
- Staying hydrated?
- Choosing only your favorite treats (and leaving the rest for someone else)?
Whatever it is, schedule it into your planner.
Not only will you feel better, have more energy, sleep better, and actually ENJOY the holiday season more …
But you’ll build momentum to kick off 2022 strong and in control.
SO … what specific actions are you going to commit to starting THIS WEEK?
And you know what?
Telling someone else (accountability!) makes it more likely that you’ll actually follow through.
Accountability and support can go a long way toward helping you be CONSISTENT with your healthy habits… so can having a plan that works with your lifestyle.
Make it an amazing day!
I get asked all the time: “How do you stay so motivated?” Fact: I don’t! …. So I work at it! Motivation is like a muscle – the more you flex it, the stronger it becomes.
I’ve got a quick post today with a very simple message…. Keep going! If you’re struggling right now with your goals, it’s NORMAL.
I’ve got a tip for you that’s so simple it will blow your mind and make you think “dad joke”.
Want to know the secret to reaching your goals? It’s setting goals that you can reach. I know that sounds like a no-brainer, but hear me out.
You know I like to focus on the positive, right? Well, I’m about to tell you how NOT to reach your goals this year. Because there’s one big mistake you can make that can push you into a HUGE trap – and you’ll end up feeling frustrated, burned out, and like a quitter.