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Secrets of Success
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What do you need more of? Remind yourself daily!
Desktop picture... pops up every time I turn on PC
To remind myself to eat more fruit... delicious Fruit sprawling all over the screen!
Found an awesome picture that makes me want to eat veggies, I use it when I don't find myself eating enough veggies.
When my body is craving exercise, but I just can't get myself to do it... I encourage myself with pics that inspire me.
To remember to drink more water, a pic of a refreshing glass of water.
And so on...
Save $$$ and time...buy meat in bulk!
Buy meat in big packages...
Making supper anyways... cook the whole package...
cool extra meat, divide, freeze in amount needed for a meal...
ex. ground beef, chicken
Precooked, saves you time!
or... divide, freeze uncooked meat in meal amount you need
ex. lean ground beef 1 lb. in each ziplock,
single chicken breast in each ziplock...
Save $, Time... easy, quick... grab what you need!
Find new Secrets of Success!
I enjoy learning new success secrets to add to your own, to make life easier. If it works for someone else, why not try it yourself!
OverEat... Do something extra!
If you find that you overeat during a Family Function, Holiday Get Party, Office Snacks, etc...
Go for an extra walk... take the stairs... you'll feel less full and less guilty after.
Read more Success Secrets!
Everyday, I read as many "Success Secrets" til I find one that I can add to my healthier lifestyle!
Also, reread the "Secrets" that I have added to "I Like This"
Substitute Salsa for Salad Dressing
Ordered a Taco Salad a few years ago... came with Salsa as the dressing... adds taste, less calories, better for you... love it! ALWAYS have salsa in fridge for my salads... try it!
Buy meat in bulk... divide ground beef, chicken, etc... Freeze in individual portions in Ziplock baggies... when you want to make a dish, you just grab a bag... defrosts quick... also cheaper than buying smaller packages.
If you're cooking for 2 a lot... make portions for 2... and so on.