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I know, it’s scarcely fall and I’m talking about how to avoid winter weight gain. But if we don’t start planning and thinking now, we’ll find ourselves five, ten, or fifteen pounds heavier without even trying. Good health requires intentional planning. Here’s how.
Should You be Worried about Winter Weight Gain?
Worried about winter weight gain? Don’t be. Well, I should specify. Don’t be worried about it if you have a plan in place. Otherwise, you’ll stress over it and end up gaining extra pounds without even trying. Some people (my husband) like to gain a little extra weight in the winter. My husband claims the winter weight gain helps him keep warm. Whatever. He can easily lose that weight. Me? It takes for. ev. er. to lose weight.
I’ve also discovered that when I have a plan, I can easily avoid gaining weight over the winter, even if I eat a little more sugar than normal. When I don’t have a plan for staying healthy, my mind becomes my biggest enemy and, you guessed it, I end up acting and eating in unhealthy ways.
Learn five hacks for helping you avoid unwanted pounds and use your mind as a powerful tool to encourage yourself and help yourself make better choices.
You can figure out your why by downloading this FREE Self-Care Checklist.
Here’s information on the science of self-talk that might interest you.
James Clear has a great post on stacking habits.
This post and this post talk about the benefits of healthy competition.
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