Weight-Loss is a Goal, Not a Resolution!
Weight-loss is a huge topic on January 1st. Many people make resolutions for the new year to lose weight or get more exercise, only to give up due to one circumstance or another before the month is even over. In fact, a new statistic shows the average lifespan of a New Year’s Resolution is 18.3 days to 43.5 days.
Some New Year’s resolutions are broken within 24 hours of being set – short-lived!
But for me, losing weight had nothing to do with the New Year’s Resolution. Rather, it’s a new (long-term) life-style change that just so happened to coincide with the beginning of this year. I made a commitment that in 2012, I would not gain weight and start working on “effective” weight loss techniques.
This includes my daily diet; changing it to be more nutritional and beneficial by adding more raw foods. I also added a dietary supplement to help with my digestion and assist in my weight loss and management (Slender GR). I’m also getting up and moving more and exercising.
These were the plans I wrote down on January 1, 2012 – NOT resolutions, but goals. I did not want to put too much pressure on myself. A goal will work just as well. So, let me share with you what these past 90 days of mindfulness dieting has taught me.