There are lots of easy healthy things you can do every day to move yourself toward your goal. The key is to point yourself in the direction of what you desire and then take simple steps along the path toward your goal. The journey of 1000 miles really does begin with a single step.
Savvy Happy, Healthy and Slim
There is no magic to being happy, healthy and slim. There’s just deciding to take responsibility for your life, your weight and your health. In the final analysis, it all comes down to deciding what you want and then taking action toward what you want. Like Nike, says, “Just Do it.” You don’t have to do all of it at once. But you must begin.
When you begin adopting the behaviors of woman who are living happy, healthy slim lives, before you know it, you become one of them. Here are 50 ways to begin living like a savvy slim woman.
Savvy slim women:
Take responsibility for their weight, their health and their happiness.
Eat when they are hungry.
Refuse to follow other people’s rules.
Enjoy their food.
Eat lots of fresh fruit.
Eat lots of fresh vegetables.
Eat what they want.
Don’t eat what they don’t want.
Are prepared to throw food away.
Don’t eat “sugar-free,” fat-free” foods. They opt for the real thing in moderation.
Don’t diet. They know it’s a four letter word.
Make getting enough rest a priority.
Are not fans of diet soda.
Seek maximum pleasure with minimal effort.
Limit high calorie beverages.
Are stubborn individualists.
Take the stairs whenever they can.
Plan their meals in advance.
Enjoy dining in.
Walk as much as they can.
Try to always look their best.
Take pride in their appearance.
Drink lots of water.
Enjoy a nice glass of wine with dinner.
Love to experiment with new flavors and spices.
Eat what’s in season.
Do not confuse mindless munching with pleasure.
Don’t watch much television.
Invest in their health and happiness.
Never eat standing up, at the computer, in the car or on the run.
Avoid fake foods.
Avoid getting too hungry.
Rarely eat to past full.
Limit their snacks.
Eat regular meals.
Love chocolate, especially the rich, dark kind.
Eat reasonable portions.
Engage in enjoyable exercise.
Take care of themselves.
Indulge in guiltless self care.
Avoid weighing themselves and instead notice how their clothes fit.
Cook at home.
Know how to live in and enjoy the moment.
Love to laugh.
Love to have fun.
Have better things to talk about than diets and weight loss.
Try to avoid food ruts.
Don’t follow food fads.
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Martha is a Healthy Weight Loss Coach and Cooking Coach who loves to share ways to make cooking and eating simple, easy, quick and delicious and help you stop dieting and instead discover the pleasure of happy healthy balanced eating, cooking and living. Sign up to receive her FREE Healthy Homemade Granola Bar Recipes eBooklet and future tips, techniques, ideas and easy recipes to help you live a healthier, happier more nourished life.