I find being mindful of what caused the slip up is so important. Did I get off track with my workouts because I forgot to schedule it in? Than that's what I need to work on. Did I slip up with making a bad food choice? What can I learn from it? Do I need to learn to say "NO!" more often?
Sometimes we have to slow down and see if any changes need to made. Maybe our goals were to unrealistic. So set smaller ones and feel good about those. And old English proverb:"Often the last key on the ring opens the door." So keep looking for the right key to your success.
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If you have made a mistake, it is very easy to give up and blow the entire day. So many times we think "I can start again tomorrow." Just remember that EVERY MINUTE is a chance to start anew. You don't have to ruin the entire day because of one little (or big!) slip up. Let your mistake go! Do not dwell on it and do a better job the next minute.
I really don't eat that much meat anymore but this is a great tip for those who do.
When I used to cook a turkey I made a mistake one time and put the bird in upside down on the roasting rack. It was the moistest turkey I ever made. I must have done that like 20 years ago and have been
cooking them like that ever since, No extra butter needed for basting. Last hour just flip over to brown the skin.
By cooking it upside down all the juices flowed into the breast meat which is generally drier than the rest.
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