If I slip, I say so...and treat it as a step back and a chance to step forward again, twice. This way, I as quick as possible shut down the "shame attack" in my heard and turn on the "willingness glow" in me that I must remember each day.
I think that this really is a quick form of forgiveness action....for in the past I only knew how to punish me for any imperfection. That is self sabataging action of the past. Today, I keep it simple: I don't ever have to be perfect any more. I am enough right now and this moment.
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Keep in mind a great way to eat and exercise that you can see yourself doing 20 years from now. This frame of thinking helps us move away from a "dieting mentality" and towards a "lifestyle change mentality", which will keep your results lasting for the longterm...no more rinsing and repeating!
It is so easy to live with an "All or Nothing" mentality... BUT, it will discourage and defeat you!! Take one day at a time... if you mess up, don't fall apart... Jump back in and KEEP GOING!! We CAN do it!! WoooHooo....
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