Happy Tuesday! Jumpstarting your health journey can be overwhelming with where to start and what to do! So, today I’m offering you some simple swaps to get a few new habits started today! They are simple ways to add up to big changes! Which one is your favorite???
SWAP THIS: Soda FOR THAT: water
→ benefit: save 39 grams of sugar per 12 oz. of soda
SWAP THIS: daily dessert FOR THAT: one dessert on Saturdays
→ benefit: reduction of sugar and fat intake and the anticipation of a special treat
SWAP THIS: eating out several times a week FOR THAT: eating out once a week and cooking at home on the other days
→ benefits: save money, know exactly what you are eating, and avoid unwanted added salt and sugar
SWAP THIS: feeling tired FOR THAT: go to bed early
→ benefit: sleep is critical and will improve your energy, brain, and body in several beneficial ways
SWAP THIS: overdosing on social media FOR THAT: set a timer and limit how long you scroll on social media
→ benefit: better sleep, lowered anxiety, and more time to do more productive things
SWAP THIS: late night eating/snacking FOR THAT: do not eat after dinner
→ benefit: your digestion process can kick in more efficiently when you are not intaking calories
SWAP THIS: wasting time FOR THAT: make a schedule and place valuable events on your calendar and set a timer to manage your time
→ benefit: more time and more efficiency with completing tasks
SWAP THIS: watching television FOR THAT: Walk outside or on your treadmill while listening to music or a podcast
→ benefit: movement is so important for your body
SWAP THIS: snacking during the day FOR THAT: drink 8 oz. of water first and then decide if you are truly hungry
→ benefit: your body will get used to not eating between meals once you make it a habit
SWAP THIS: not moving your body at all FOR THAT: do 1 thing to move your body for 20 minutes at a time
→ benefit: you will feel better and will be energized to do more
Give a few of these swaps a try and let me know how your new habits are going!
You’ve got this!