You have worked hard all year to accomplish your healthy lifestyle and made huge changes in your life. One definition of Determination is a “firm or fixed intention to achieve a desired end”. Think about this during the holiday season. Being conscience of what you are trying to achieve will help you have the willpower to make wise choices with your food.
Keep your determination and discipline on track during the holidays with these tips:
Put your “before picture” on the fridge or where you see it often this will help.
- Plan When you have meals made in advance and snacks readily available you will not grab for other things that are in sight.
- Going out with friends? Find out what restaurant you are going to and get the menu ahead of Make your choice before you get to the restaurant and don’t look at the menu when you get there.
- If you have treats in the house for guests, don’t leave them out. Put them out when they get there and put them away immediately Remember “out of sight, out of mind”.
- Get in for your weigh in over Christmas. Accountability is key and even though you are busy you are worth the 15 minutes to come in and get some motivation to stay on track.