Did you recover from your Valentine’s hang over? Eating all of that chocolate? How about if we add something this week for our ONE THING 2016 that will help with all of that over indulgence?
It is VERY VERY simple…..
Let’s get in touch with our bodies. That’s right! Most of us are not tuned into what happens when we eat things that make us feel GROSS! Here is your journal page. Download this page, make a few copies, and get started.
This is one of the first things at Living Tree that we help clients with and here’s why. Our bodies react to every single thing that we put into our mouths both good and bad. When we continue to give our bodies what it reacts unfavorably to, eventually it will have a cascading effect and create havoc on our different systems, especially our digestive system.
Do you ever feel bloated, gassy, and sick to your stomach, suffer from constipation, or diarrhea? That might seem obvious to most people and you avoid those foods. But what about when you feel tired after you eat, or irritated for no reason, or you can’t sit still? Ever felt your heart pounding harder than normal? What about the times you feel great after you eat? Ever pay attention to what that was that made you feel so GREAT? All of these things can be from some of the foods you are eating.
Can you commit to journaling and therefore becoming aware of what you are eating is doing to your body?
Let’s do this:
- Set your journal in the kitchen. That is where MOST people prepare their food and eat. Ha ha.
- Every morning when you get up drink your morning elixir or your glass of water like we talked about last week, go to your journal and write how you feel getting up, pre meal. Write down anything you are feeling, good or bad. I have left instructions on the journal sheet.
- For now, don’t change anything you are already doing accept the water. I am assuming that most of you have been “trying” to eat better for the New Year, so just keep doing what you are doing. Let’s track how well these foods are making you feel.
- Watch how this works. If you do this consistently, you will see patterns (that you are now tracking) develop over the next two weeks. This is the start of your journey towards health. Trust us, we have helped hundreds of people figure their bodies out.
Leave a comment at the bottom of the blog if you have any ah ha moments or feel like sharing. Eventually, we are going to have a closed FB forum for all of you who have joined our ONE THING 2016. There you will be able to post questions, answers, comments, and share with others around the country.
Let’s summarize what we have done so far. Our first blog was:
1 – Introduced you to ONE THING 2016 and goal setting
2 – Water.
Only THREE things so far in three weeks. Easy? Doable? We think so and are all doing what we are writing about. Stop by next week for some fun surprises.
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram! Stay connected on this journey by using the hashtag, #1thing2016! Can’t wait to support one another!