Do you often find yourself coming back on Day 1? Are you tired of setting new goals and never taking off to achieve them? Do you get sick breaking the promises you make to yourself? We get you; this happens to so many of us. You will change your mind about food and your body in this episode as sought-after life, and weight loss coach Tanja Shaw shares the truths on what it takes to put together better habits that actually stick and finally achieve a long-term lifestyle of transformation.
Key Points in this Episode:
✔️ When we’re fighting food and fighting ourselves, we’re always going to lose. Tanja teaches her time-tested mind hacks so that you can spend your precious mental energy on loving life instead of being stuck in the cycle of disappointments and self-hate when it comes to your body and what you eat.
✔️ Motivation is not a passive process. You don’t sit down and wait for it to happen. Whether it’s the number on the scale you never want to see or that scare from your doctor, these motivating factors will subside unless you keep painting the whole picture of what you want to be after the process. Focus on where you’re going and how great it’d feel when you nurse your body well and make better choices.
✔️ The five minutes of stretching you’re going to do is better than the forty-five-minute walk you planned and didn’t do. So we have to adopt this all-or-something mentality and ask ourselves, what can I squeeze in a busy and overwhelming day to take care of myself and make me feel proud?
✔️ Get clear on your big why? Yes, you want to be fit, vibrant, and healthy, but there’s a measuring stick for that. On a day-to-day basis, get specific, get clear on what success looks like for you, and then make sure it’s doable. You might learn after a couple of attempts what’s workable and what’s not. And then how can you make that habit easier for yourself? How can you make it simpler? How can you make it more fun to do?
✔️ Be honest with yourself. If you have done so many diets before, it can be tempting to go and do that next new best thing. However, you don’t want to be held down by some diet plan, counting points or calories for the rest of your life and tracking everything you eat. Instead, keep focused on what works for you that is realistic, doable, and sustainable.
Connect with Tanja Shaw
Tanja Shaw is a sought-after life and weight loss coach, host of the Fit and Vibrant You Podcast, founder of Ascend Fitness + Lifestyle, a holistic health coaching studio in Chilli-wack (wack a mole), BC, and Fit + Vibrant Over 50.
Tanja has built a credible reputation for helping 1000s of women get to their happy, healthy weight permanently, naturally, and without the obsession so that they can LIVE their life.
Tanja, her husband Keith, and their son Jacob live in Chilliwack, BC, about an hour outside of Vancouver, Canada.
She loves being active outdoors, such as running, hiking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, and camping. She also loves a good cup of coffee and a glass of red wine.
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