I was sitting around thinking about what sorts of new year resolutions I should make.
Should I try to be more active, should I try eating better? It was hard
I try to exercise as much as I can, eat a pretty healthy diet – although I occasionally do admit to straying.
After a while, I decided not to make any resolutions, after all, people say they try to lose weight and while they may take to the gym in January, chances are, they stop in February, if not earlier.
People say they’ll try to eat healthier, and yet they will suddenly binge on candy.
The list goes on with the number of ways people try to better themselves, only to fall off the wagon so to speak.
It’s about balance in my opinion. Don’t give up chocolate altogether, eat it occasionally.
You don’t have to go to the gym every day, or exercise every day for that matter. By all means, if you are up to it, train for a marathon or triathlon but don’t feel guilty if you aren’t up to the challenge.
Instead, promise yourself you’ll take a walk after dinner or lunch.
You don’t have to cut out all the starches in your diet but limit the amount that you are consuming.
People make too much out of making resolutions for the new year and then feel disappointed after they fail to keep the resolutions so why bother.
Just try to win the little battles and don’t try to win the war.
I’m not going to start eating more chocolate but I won’t be scared to eat a chocolate bar.
I’m going to continue my usual exercise routine and not add any additional days.
I’m going to continue with my regular diet, which encompasses all the food groups anyway.
Nobody’s perfect after all.