Instead of making this a rigid program you succeed or fail at, see everyday as a fluid and evolving journey where both "good" and "bad" times have useful things to learn from.
Leave that calorie- hog Mayo off your sandwiches and try healthier and more flavorful alternatives.
Saw this article online and really liked the idea of using clothepins to label electronic cables so you know what's what! Can't tell you how many times I've puzzled over what cord leads to what when trying to troubleshoot a computer problem. Check article for more ideas!
Get a jump atart on keeping your house clean and picked up by developing a habit of never "passing through" a room empty handed. If there is something that needs to be put away (shoes left by the door, etc...) just grab them and carry them with you while you are passing through anyway.
Don't try to change every aspect of your life in one fell swoop. Choose one small thing and work at it realistically then give yourself LOTS of praise and credit for the healthy changes you are making. Success builds on success. So Choose something you can succeed at.
Be your own best motivation. Remember a time when you looked better, felt better, ate healthier, exercised more, were happy. Don't go for some abstact idea of perfection. Try to recapture your own inner health, strength and guidance.
Not just every day is a new beginning, but EVERY MOMENT is a new beginning and a new opportunity to recreate yourself into the person you were meant to be.
I have discovered asian pears and they have become one of my favorite fruits. When I need a little something to combat a craving they do the trick, are filling but good for me and easy on the diet.
I was always reluctant to talk to others about my goals or join a community. I thought "I don't need that." But when I risked talking about my struggles I found not only warmth, acceptance and encouragment, but really GOOD ideas from people who've been there themselves and KNOW. Risk asking for