You’re not working out, and your diet consists of convenience—things you can easily grab on the go—usually not the most nutrient dense choices.
You want to lose weight, so you look up the quickest and best way to lose it.
You immediately decide to jump on this health kick come Monday, promising yourself you’re going to abandon all your old habits.
“𝘕𝘰 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴. 𝘕𝘰 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵. 𝘔𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴. 𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘰𝘯𝘭𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴.”
In other words, you’re telling yourself, no more “bad” foods and I have to workout five days a week. Anything less is not enough.
After two weeks or maybe within the first week, you’re struggling. You want the pizza, you want to grab a drink with your friends, and you just don’t want to go to the gym today because work was exhausting.
You cave. You skip the workout and go to happy hour with your BFF.
Now you’re full of regret—you didn’t keep your promise because you didn’t follow the plan perfectly.
As a result, you give up, wait a couple weeks, and then try again. And again. And again.
Can you identify the problem?
(𝚑𝚒𝚗𝚝: 𝚝𝚑𝚎𝚛𝚎’𝚜 𝚝𝚠𝚘)
You’re jumping from 0-100, real quick. In other words, you’re doing too much too soon and making an impossible commitment.
𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗳𝗶𝘅 𝗶𝘁:
It should be: 𝚕𝚎𝚜𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 𝚊𝚗𝚍 𝚊 𝚕𝚒𝚝𝚝𝚕𝚎 𝚖𝚘𝚛𝚎 𝚘𝚏 𝚝𝚑𝚒𝚜 —> slowly cut back on “bad” habits by replacing them with habits that are aligned with your goals.
You have the all or nothing mentality. Being a perfectionist does nothing other than hold you back. It holds you back from taking action, from moving forward, from acknowledging your wins, and from getting to where you want to be.
The minute you slip up, you feel like you failed and start all over. But that’s what’s actually messing you up—thinking you messed up and need to restart.
𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗼 𝗳𝗶𝘅 𝗶𝘁:
Consistency and adaptability drives results, not perfectionism. Be consistent at least 80-90% of the time and be adaptable when circumstances require changes.
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