Finding balance can be difficult, but it’s certainly important. We all know that when we’re feeling over-worked, other important things in our life can fall by the wayside. That could be several things: forgetting to check our child’s homework, not cleaning your bathroom, picking up fast food instead of cooking, and so on. You can probably think of several more examples in your own life.
So how does one go about finding balance and is it even possible?
Today, we’re going to share three tips for finding balance. These tips will hopefully provide ways you can find balance to make your life easier.
Stop and Think About Daily Responsibilities
When we’re busy or just used to things being the way they are, we don’t often stop to consider if the things we are doing are actually working for us. Have you ever considered that? Stop for a moment and consider your daily routine. Start from the time you get out of bed and work your way through your day. How are you feeling when you wake up? Are you tired and sluggish or refreshed and ready to start your day? Are you eating a healthy breakfast? Eating breakfast at all? If you’re not used to eating breakfast because of intermittent fasting, that’s perfectly okay. But consider what you’re eating for lunch and whether or not you’re making good choices there (veggies, proteins, etc.).
Once you have taken note of your daily routine, consider areas where you can make positive changes. That can be anywhere from preparing a healthy lunch and dinner to getting to bed earlier so you get a good night’s sleep.
Start Setting Goals
Setting goals should be something we do every few months. At a minimum, we should set goals yearly. Many people don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions because they feel set up to fail. That’s okay. We don’t necessarily have to make resolutions at the beginning of the year, but we should definitely set goals that focus on everything from our health to our relationships. If you have been trying to lose weight, get in touch with us! Think of Physician’s Weight Control as more than just a weight loss clinic. We look at the person, the whole body, and your habits and schedule to determine what is best for YOU. Learn more.
Lighten the Load by Delegating Responsibilities
Finding balance sometimes means giving up some control. That can be hard for many people, but it’s an important thing we can all gain from. If you have a partner or family member, especially a family member in your household, consider asking them to do more for you (given they have the time and ability, of course!). Sometimes we take on too much and don’t ask for help. Take a look at that list you made above and think about areas where you could use some help. Grocery shopping, picking up kids from school, cleaning, etc. Try to make a list of at least three things you could delegate to someone else. This will lighten your load and hopefully allow you to focus on more important things, like your health!
Contact Physician’s Weight Control today for more information and to get started on a weight loss program today!
At Physician’s Weight Control and Wellness, our weight loss programs are unique in that they are physician-guided and individually tailored to each patient. Because every patient is different, no two treatment plans are the same. The same philosophy applies to our nutrition consulting and coaching programs. These programs are designed to be the next step after meeting with our doctors to ensure your investment in your new lifestyle takes root.