When starting a healthy lifestyle program like CalorieKing, you’ll probably hear us talk about “taking small steps.” Why do we talk about small steps, and what exactly are they?
First, for some like me it’s small steps that got you off track in the first place. It was that extra muffin each day and avoiding getting up from the computer when work gets too busy. Each of these small things became a habit that ended up with big lifestyle miss-steps.
Add to that, expecting to make a big change in a short time can be overwhelming – and unrealistic – for most of us. Jumping in to the deep end of the pool definitely earns us credit for effort and intention, but can you keep treading water forever hoping to see a change? Expecting something big to happen and not seeing big results are a sure way to lose motivation and fall off the wagon. I’ve been there. Many times. Read More »