5 Tips to Help You Maintain a Healthy Relationship with Exercise
On this blog, I try to help you (and myself) fix our little crazy heads and get to the truth of the matter. But sometimes the time it takes to fix our brains and really figure out how to heal can take a long time. But we don’t have to wait until the end of that part of the journey to start see some of the results.
At FoodLoveMe/FoodHateMe we are here to fix all of the pieces of ourselves that have led to our emotional overeating. Some of you already know how to lose weight , you’ve done it before but you haven’t been successful keeping it off. Others are learning for the first time. Regardless, when we finally lose it, we all want to keep it off forever. So we’re doing the hard work to make sure it sticks. I call this our “truth journey”. But while we’re getting through that journey, it’s nice to have some tips and tricks to help us along the way. Afterall, we are human and just because we have an Ah-hah moment about something doesn’t mean that we instantly change our behavior. So in a previous post, I talked about the proper role exercise should play in our lives and I warned of the danger of allowing exercise to be your “solution” to weight loss. Some of you may already be in that situation. So, if I didn’t catch you in the beginning of your exercise obsession and you’re needing some extra help to get out of the addiction or if you are in the beginning stages of exercising but you already fear what I’m telling you, here are some tips to help make sure you do not associate exercise too much with your eating and/or your weight loss. I’ve been here before and I know what the triggers are. These are the tricks that have worked for me over this past year to really fix my addiction to exercise and keep it a healthy part of my life. Continue reading