Setting Up a New Routine

Exercise Deep Dive, Goal Setting, Making Change
Micro-task your way to a new routine! Incorporating a lifestyle change means that it has to find a place inside your daily life.  There are only so many hours in a day and everything that needs doing already has it’s place.  That can be a major problem when it comes to making a lifestyle change.  Since everything we are already doing has a spot on the schedule, something has to give.     Essentially, your time is already routinized and so what you’re trying to do is steer that ship onto a new heading.  In order to do that and be effective long term it might help to follow a few principles.  Be specific on what you’re goal is.  “I want to start an exercise routine,” is not specific enough.  Instead,…
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Meal Planning Tips for Success

How To, Meal Planning, Recipes
One of the biggest challenges for my clients seems to be meal planning. I feel like when I ask how meal planning is going I get an audible sigh and not a real, ‘want to’ answer. I decided to outline what we do in our house to help others feel a little motivated or inspired. Meal planning is one of the biggest ways to lose weight and to save money. A lot less wasted food!  For me, with all my food issues, I need to have a meal plan. The plan outlined below comes out of complete necessity since running to grab take out can be difficult and, well, boring when left with just a few choices. Also, I love having my lunches already taken care of for the next…
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