It feels like we are bombarded with food from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas. That can be six weeks of non stop eating with an abundance of cookies, cakes, pies, chips, dips, heavy sauces and creams. With so much to choose from, I believe one way to avoid the holiday weight gain is to carefully evaluate your choices and eat only those foods that are important to you.
I have shared, as busy women, we have to prioritize and focus our time on the things that are really important to us. Have you ever thought to apply that same idea to the way you eat, especially for parties and holiday events? Think of it this way. Trying to do many things at one time can lead to additional stress, burn out and fatigue. Eating too many things at one time is what leads to holiday weight gain.
To be in control of your holiday eating, get a new perspective. If you focus on want is really important to you, you can avoid the weight gain that can easily happen over the next few weeks. At your next party, scan and evaluate the buffet or menu before filling your plate.
As you look it over, identify special items that are only available to you during the holiday season. Think if you really need to have the chips, dip or cookies that are available to you at any time of the year?
Just with life, it is easy to get caught up in doing so many things and lose sight of what is really important. Then when it is too late, stress and frustration has taken over. The same holds true with eating. Put a little thought into it and prioritize what is really important to you and you can avoid that extra weight during the holiday season by making a choice to focus on what is really important to you.