The Health & Happiness Collective are hopping along and so here is the latest post on ‘Change’ from the brilliant naturopath, Kathleen Murphy. So, most of us know we need to make a few changes to our diet and lifestyle but it can all get overwhelming. Kathleen simplifies this for us with some great tips.
Getting started on a health kick is often overwhelming, particularly if there are a lot of changes to be made or many habits that you feel need adjusting. However, as with most things in life, simplifying your approach can remove unnecessary stress and help you turn these changes into easily maintained habits.
Here is my number 1 tip on where to start.
Be honest about the quality of your diet and how it makes you feel.
What percentage of your diet is made up of processed and/or packaged foods? Does your diet feature food or drinks that leave you feeling heavy, bloated or a bit ‘off’. Do you eat because you’re hungry? Because you’re bored? Because you’re feeding mid-afternoon sugar cravings? Or, are you eating without being aware of ‘why’?
These are important questions, as they’ll help you nut out what’s driving both your healthy and unhealthy habits.
Also be honest…
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