Well folks, it's been a little over a week since we rung in the new year. By this point, lots of people I've talked to I already feel like they are behind on their lofty resolution goals. How about you?
One of my super stealthy action plans for the last few years has been to start working on my resolutions mid-month. So far, I feel like I am pretty much on the money. You see, I've been hitting a 50/50 on the success scale this week and it turns out, I'm ok with that. Part of forming new habits is to ease into them. And like millions (billions?) of other people, I want this to be the year I get fit. So yeah, I've ordered takeout a few times, but I've also had some delicious and healthy home-cooked meals too. I have not donated any money to the gym (yet) but I have made it a point to do some squats while I watch cheesy romantic comedies. I'll chalk that up as a win!
For my mid-month debut, I've prepped 3 days' worth of healthy vegetarian meals and my medicine balls are packed into my work bag (does lugging them around count as exercise?) along with plenty of water and vegan snacks. Although getting fit is a noble goal, my true aim is to create more sustainable energy for my body throughout the day. This year I hope to accomplish much, and the only way I can do that is to take care of my body, inside and out. As I set forth into this mid-month power-up, I'll be keeping these tips in mind.
Here are my 3 tips to conquer the resolutions hangover:
Here's to mid-month starts and realistic expectations.