It’s been a lonnnggggg time since I did a health feature post and I figured it was time to get back on track with that. These are some of my favorite posts together because they feature regular people doing some pretty awesome things!
This month we’ve got Maggie. I went to high school with Maggie and we were both in marching band together. Even though I was a freshman and she was a junior, she was always nice to me and I have to say I was a little bit in awe of her. Her bubbly personality shone through and I don’t think I ever saw her without a smile on her face. She was always willing to help and was a great leader/role model in band. Continue reading →
Stop looking for one thing to lose weight and be healthier. There is no one thing.
No one diet.
No one exercise.
No one magic pill.
No one superfood.
No one philosophy.
No one anything.
The path to being healthier is not a straight and narrow path. In fact, it’s rarely just one path at all. There will be twists and turns, changes and modifications, things your body needs now but won’t in a year, and there is never an end point.
That’s right. This doesn’t end. I don’t tell you this to discourage you but to let you know that making the decision to be healthier is an ongoing process, day in and day out. You get to wake up each morning and make a choice. Are your actions going to further your healthy goals or not? You’re not a horrible person if they don’t nor have you failed. You just made a decision in the moment and now you get to move on.
Losing weight and your health are going to be a series and combination of things that will ultimately bring you to where you need to be.
You’ll experiment with different ways to eat and adjust to what you need.
You’ll try a bunch of different exercises and workouts and fine tune what works for you.
You’ll sample lots of different foods and see what your body wants and uses.
You’ll start making up your OWN healthy life and figure out what it means to be the best version of you.
And it will change and grow and develop over time and that’s good! We all change and grow and develop. I’m not the same person I was in high school (thank goodness) and I hope twenty years from now I won’t be the same person I am today. Why should you expect what you do to keep yourself healthy to stay the same?
So stop looking for the ONE thing because it isn’t there and you don’t need it. All you need is what works for you and what makes you shine from within and feel the best you can.