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If eating out and you know someone else is going to be picking up the check, I'd advise you to eat healthily and normally like you usually would. Save the dessert for the end and pay for it yourself. This delay will make you think twice as to whether its worth the money and additional calories. You may find you can get along without it. :)
Add extra steps every day by parking (or getting off a bus) farther from the building entrance. Then, take at least one flight of stairs if you're able.
Hi, There, SparkFriends, I want to share a secret that emerged after years of searching for a solution about how to exercise at home with no equipment when I'm recuperating from a physical set-back and need mild but regular exercise. This week, I started walking in circles around the house. Each 2-circles circuit walking fast takes exactly 1 minute. So far I've spaced out these circle walks into 10-minute increments. After 5 minutes, cardio kicks in and endorphines, too. And it's fun.
the day after a holiday, stores discount their prices on holiday goods usually be 30%, and on down each day after the holiday. I get greeting cards, wrapping paper, trinkets for party bags, table settings, picture frames, gifts, etc. all on clearance. I can use them for the next season, but some things you can use all year round, like table settings and cupcake papers... then next season you save time AND money.
I try to making sure i plan out what ill eat for the day and when i plan on eating. If i ever feel the need to eat in between meals i evaluate how hungry i am by thinking "Would I eat a vegetable right now?" and if yes then go for the vegetable. I also make sure on my "cheat" days i count in the calories from that meal
If I eat something not on my meal plan, I just adjust what I am going to eat later and not see it as a failure. We all have hurdles to jump you only fail when you don't try. Don't forget that getiing healthy is worth the effort it takes.
When I'm craving a big meal I make sure I have tacos for dinner. Old El Paso Corn Crunchy Tacos = 3 hard shells for 1 serving. With only 150 calories per serving. Just make sure you fill it with good stuff. Mine usually always had kale + meat or fake meat.