Patience and Consistency will Take You to Health
Today’s age is of health-consciousness. We are health-conscious today like never before and all of us. Hardly you will find a person who is not worried about her/his weight, whether s/he is getting proper nourishment or not, whether s/he is exercising and building muscles or not, and more such concerns, though s/he may not be suffering from a serious disease. Today’s age is also of information. The internet keeps on providing us incredible information about findings of studies, controversies, new researches, various types of diets, various types of diseases that we can suffer from due to eating a particular type of food, and so on. Problem is, when will we leave our bad habits and how.
Are We Aware of Our Bad Eating Habits?
Experts say that for quitting bad habits, first we should be aware that we have bad habits. Yes, people don’t realize what they are doing to their bodies, when they casually consume potato chips, burgers or a colored soda. They may have all the information, but they won’t implement it for themselves, because they don’t think that they are doing something wrong. So, foremost important thing is to understand that you have bad eating habits.
Find out Reason
Once you realize and monitor your bad eating patterns, the next thing you should do is to find out reasons for those habits. Don’t you have time to cook healthy food? Is your schedule so tight that you don’t have time to chew the raw veggies and fruits? Isn’t there any help to go to grocery shop to bring fresh produce? Or simply you can’t afford to eat some healthy but pricey foods?
How can You Change to Good?
Think upon how you can change to good. Every problem has a solution. If you have some problem like mentioned above try to find solution for it.
Experts also note that you are likely to get success in changing your bad habits, if you do one thing at a time. Don’t put yourself under a sudden and huge pressure of getting up at dawn, go for jogging, squeezing lemons to have lemon water, juicing veggies and fruits, leaving fatty and sugary food altogether and many such things, at a time. Go step by step. Think what you can start first, what is the easiest thing to do. Be easy on yourself. Over time, you will develop all the habits, but it may take a lot of time. So, you will have to keep patience.
Give more time for yoga and meditation, to overcome craving and increase will power. These two will also make you take things easy. You can look at life more lightly. Slowly you won’t find eating cakes and pastries that important and you will be able to do without them.
Don’t bring huge changes in your diet all at once. Don’t start starving yourself all of a sudden. Keep yourself full with whatever you would like to eat. BUT add healthy foods too and eat them without fail. Visit www.food-and-nutrition.com to look for healthy additions to your diet and to learn what other factors affect your health and how.
If you start exercising, don’t run for 2 hours on the first day. Start slowly but steadily.
Your body has adopted your habits for so many years. Compelling it to change all of them at a time at your fancy is injustice to the body. So, give it some time and Nature will show Her magic!
The most important thing you will need is patience! Have patience, start slowly, be consistent and you will rid yourself one day from all the vices and live a healthy life, definitely.