The word habit is an interesting one. Biting your nails is a habit, and so is smoking. For most people, they're reflexive, unbending behaviours that can be very difficult to break. Can you get to that point with motivation for your exercise routine?
Have you noticed a trend over recent years? Walk into any supermarket and you’ll see rows and rows of food products proudly proclaiming their low-fat credentials. ‘Fat-free’, ‘low fat’, ‘lowest fat’, ‘reduced fat’ – the list goes on. We know high saturated fat diets increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
‘Fat phobia’ though, which can be prevalent among health-conscious consumers, is often unjustified.
A firm family favourite, spaghetti bolognese is a meal you might not have given much consideration in regards to nutrition. While the exact origins of pasta remain hazy, like all great foods, it's only a matter of time before it becomes popular elsewhere. For this reason, pasta is now eaten all over the world.
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got. It's time to change your mindset and your habits will follow. We need to secure your understanding of what motivates you. Find those triggers that lead to a positive life change.
We're all unique, there's no right and there's no wrong. It's all about your journey of self-discovery - new experiences, that path you choose and the choices you make.
You are what you do. Look at any job and you will find a unique worker health profile. A sheep shearer has one of the most physical jobs burning over 5000 calories a day whereas a desk worker struggles to burn calories above the level needed to remain conscious. Furthermore, medical workers and the farming community have among the highest rates of suicide compared with other jobs. Additionally, hospitality workers are among the heaviest drinkers and publicans are the most likely occupation to die of cirrhosis of the liver.