HAVE A PLAN
Having a plan for your health is essential — it’s too important to leave to chance. It’s also too easy to be wrapped up in the daily demands on our time, but planning is one thing that can really make a difference in our ability to live a healthier life. Take a look at next week’s calendar.
Pencil in your exercise time on most days, like other important appointments.
Think about alternative indoor activities for bad weather. Devote a short time — maybe just a half-hour at the weekend — to jot down some meal ideas and make a shopping list for the coming week.
Will you be brown bagging your lunch? Arriving home late or having a particularly busy day?
Plan ahead by having healthy foods in the house or freezing leftovers in moderate one-meal portions for evenings you don’t feel like cooking. The time spent will be more than repaid with less stress and better meals.