There is a lot of information and advice rolling around the internet on this topic. I like to keep it simple, so here is what works for me. I Focus on Food, Fitness, and Fun.
Changing things in our lives is hard, and one of the things we can do to increase our chances of successful changing a behavior in our lives is to recognize the process of change and identify where we are in the change cycle.
At our core we are made up of cognitions, behaviors, and emotions. These thoughts, actions, and feelings can be automatic responses to the world around us “and” they can be things we do intentionally to control our responses to events unfolding in our lives. Basically, we are a system of “if; then” responses. -If we
Recently Anna has been pushing herself super hard to help us meet some financial goals. Long hours at home, long hours at work... and long hours putting up with me of course. She pushes herself back and forth between kid activities, volunteering, working, managing a house, a relationship and finances... just watching her is exhausting.