Have you ever gotten on the scale and, all of a sudden, you’re 20 pounds heavier than you remember? Are you finding it hard to fit into last summer’s bikini? Did someone just post a picture of you on Facebook that made you realize you’re getting a little chubby?
Not eating breakfast seems a simple way to reduce some calories, but the result may be insatiable hunger for the rest of the day. This can lead to a non-planned snack in the office, in huge portions for lunch and this as a result will increase the calories you consume. But a breakfast, which is rich in protein and fiber, can reduce hunger throughout the day. In fact, research shows that people who eat breakfast every morning are more likely to maintain normal weight.
How about being healthy in your later years? Do you really want to be battling diabetes and/or heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, or rheumatoid arthritis when you could be enjoying your life? Think about it, is there anything more important than your health? Your health impacts every phase of your life. Once your health deteriorates, everything else in your life deteriorates too. Suddenly your quality of life is compromised. You can no longer do many of the things you want to do.
Visit your child’s school. It is very important for children to feel comfortable with their surroundings at school. In the last few weeks of summer, you can visit your child’s new school several times. By having picnics, peeking in the windows, meeting staff and reviewing your child’s schedule, you will be able to help him or her feel more comfortable when the first day of school arrives.
Of course I have the advantage of working from home, so I can be at my desk within minutes of awakening. But I had similar experiences during those years when I had an office outside the home. I generally found it best to get up and go straight to work with minimal delay. Eating Smore at the office instead of lingering at home usually led to a more productive day.
Are your computer skills not too strong? If so, it is essential to strengthen them. Some firms need you to do more than use the Internet eating breakfast or do basic stuff some as printing out documents. It is prudent to learn the various functions of Word and other Microsoft Office applications.
From that day on, I worked on being happier. Yes, happiness is a skill and can be acquired. I don’t claim to have achieved complete happiness, but my life is so much better than it was two years ago!
Following a few of these simple tips and guidelines really will help you to lose weight but remember that slowly, slowly is the key. This is not a diet, it is subtle lifestyle changes which can help you to lose weight and keep it off.