There’s nothing worse than thinking you should be doing something and not doing it. Exercise may feel like the last thing you want to do, after all, our bodies and brains have evolved over millions of years for self-preservation and to conserve energy at all costs. However, once you get going and the endorphins kick in, you’ll feel an amazing natural high, which will make it all worth it. Treat yourself to some new lycra or yoga pants - a new outfit can sometimes be the motivation we need to feel like our best selves and motivate us to get going. You also need to figure out what is going to get your dopamine flowing; is it music, a podcast or a high energy fitness instructor? Keep it fresh though, mix it up and keep your body guessing.
Give yourself a break from the constant stimulation of computers, phones and the news cycle. Stepping away from your phone, conducting a social media detox or turning off bad news could be the very thing that is going to support a rebalance, a mood boost, or simply give you time to audit your bad habits and integrate new ones.
Making time for yourself and finding ways to relax will result in less anxiety, fewer cravings and a happier mental state, making it easier for you to make the right decisions for yourself and sustaining them in the fut