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Did you make a New Year’s wellness resolution? You started the year off with such enthusiasm and commitment to eating healthier and exercising more. However, February rolls around and you’re already falling off the wagon. It can be difficult to keep your wellness resolutions on track as the weeks go by.
I am guilty as charged. Year after year, I do the same thing. As one of those people who tends to dive in head first, after the first couple of weeks of change I find myself floundering. The extreme shift in diet usually leaves me feeling deprived, tired and a bit cranky. Next thing I know, I’m falling back into old habits.
Come February it’s time for a complete wellness resolution reboot. Here’s my strategy for getting back on track…
How to Keep Your Wellness Resolutions on Track
Don’t beat yourself up. Your intentions were good, and it’s okay that you steered off course. You’re only human after all. It’s important to forgive yourself. After all, it’s never too late to start over.
Reevaluate your plan. There is a good chance that the plans you made in early January were a wee bit too ambitious. Real change happens when you take baby steps, so slow down. Now is the perfect time to come up with a new strategy – something that’s doable.
Define specific, achievable goals and take a small step each day.
Reward yourself. I think it’s really important to acknowledge your successes. Treat yourself to a personal reward when you hit weekly and monthly goals.
Make sure to fuel your body. I know from experience that extreme dieting does not work. If you are surviving on a lettuce diet, you’re not going to have the energy you need to exercise, let alone get through the day.
The key to staying active and having energy throughout the day is making sure you eat and snack well. V8 Protein is a way to snack smart and get your wellness goals back on track.
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February is a new month, and I’m getting my wellness resolution back on track. Will you be joining me?
Liz Mays says
As soon as I get overwhelmed for the first time I’ll have a little stumble with my goal. It’s a good thing there are healthy and delicious products like these that make it easier to stay on track.
I am doing everything I can right now to make sure I stay well. I ended up with the flu and that got me off track. I am still getting back from it.
Achievable goals are so important to keep yourself from getting burnt out or overwhelmed! I like to reward myself every time I hit one of my goals to keep myself motivated.
Amber NElson says
I have never heard of these! What a great way to get back on track.
Mama to 5 BLessings says
These must be new – I have not seen these in the store yet but I will have to keep and eye open for them.
Really great tips! I have been wanting to try out those v8 protein bars! They look so good!
I am having so much trouble with snacking. This would be a healthier alternative.
April G says
I didn’t know that V8 had a protein line. I like V8, I’ll have to check out this line.
I had those bars on the grocery list, and still forgot to pick some up. Geez. Next time, definitely. 🙂
Lois Alter Mark says
I’m off to a pretty good start but those protein bars would definitely be helpful. Will have to look for them.