The secret to lasting transformation is to slowly exchange unhealthy habits and thoughts for healthy ones. Here are some tips to help you create your plan.
Eat a healthier breakfast
Eat a healthier lunch
Commit to more veggies at my meals
Eat smaller portions at most meals
Switch to healthier carbs (whole-grain bread, brown rice, sweet potatoes)
Eat more seafood
Switch to food and nuts for snacks
Reduce my intake of corn syrup and sugar
Drink more water
Drink less soda
Eat less junk food
Plan my dinners in advance
Shop from a shopping list
Eat less from fast food rest
Start each morning with stretching or an exercise routine
Do 5 minutes of strength exercises each day
Take a vigorous walk everyday
Sneak in more short walks throughout the day
Give yoga a try
Get more involved in an active hobby like gardening, rowing or biking
Work at getting angry less often
Find ways to laugh more
Develop a method for better managing stress
Be more forgiving of myself and others
Be more loving to friends and family
Lose a destructive habit
Get more sleep each night
Which ones can you start immediately?
What must you buy to get started?
How do you need to adjust your schedule?
How will you reward yourself?
Revisit this plan whenever you need to. You don’t have to be a perfectionist; you just have to operate in integrity. Did you give it your all? If you did, no matter what you accomplished was enough. If you did not, make the necessary adjustments and start again.