“Should I or shouldn’t I. . . . ?”
It happened to me countless times in the past: I’d read a book about healthy eating or see an inspiring movie or read an inspiring blog post. I’d go off like a house on fire, buying new foods, planning recipes to make, revamping my entire kitchen.
I’d change the way I ate. . . for a while.
But eventually, I always went back to the unhealthy ways, even though I knew that wasn’t what I wanted. It took a life-threatening illness for me to finally make the switch.
Sadly, I’ve seen the same pattern in far too many other women, too. Maybe you’ve been there? You know you want to change your diet for good, but it just never seems to “stick.”
In the first part of this series, I shared four reasons why it’s so hard for humans to think about, or attempt, changes in our lives. Today I’ll take it a step further, and discuss why we can be thrown off-course even when we implement changes.
If you feel stuck in the trap of fear and inaction, take heart: there are ways to overcome and bypass these traps, so that you can make those changes a permanent part of your life.
Next time you want to change the way you eat for good, consider the following.