“Why do we NOT do the things we KNOW we need to do? The things that keep us healthy and well? Why do we fight it so much?”
With many of us who struggle with weight, we find there is a lot of avoidance. Avoiding eating right, avoiding healthy food but overindulging in decadent food, avoiding exercise and the list goes on. Why do we do it? How are we actually benefiting from it? I don’t have the answers to this because I think it is very much an individual response for each person and a person’s reasons are going to vary. However, the common aspect is that we do avoid it, despite the fact that it might be what’s best for us.
Now, I wouldn’t be much of a coach if I left things on a sad, hopeless note. So, realistically, what can we do about this if we find ourselves avoiding what we know we need to do for our health?
Here are 3 tips to get out of your own way —