It’s detox season, so most of you will probably just throw your old habits out of the window in exchange for a quick fix (I despair) I know most people are just trying their best but there are so many other ways.
Happy Detox Month.
Every year most of us decide to make a change for the better..or at least we hope they’re for the better, but.. Do we really need to make changes? What if we already have a good plan in place?
I think new year and new years resolutions can generate a lot of pressure on health and weight loss, particularly in those who feel guilty about being over indulgent at Christmas (me!). I honestly think this pressure is a great thing! Now, before you think I’m going a bit koo-koo, I’ll tell you why new years pressure is so good…
✘ New years gives you a reason to examine your diet, throughout the year you generally just eat what you want and pray you look good for summer. New years is a time for reflecting on yourself, have you eaten the right foods and looked after yourself? No, now’s the time to sort it out!
✘ New years resolutions offer a ‘safe reason to diet’. Most people will be picking up healthy habits and ‘negative’ comments will be few and far between, offering a safe haven for people to create a healthy eating plan.
✘ We’re bombarded with more information then we can handle, but it’s brilliant! There are new plans & Challenges from twitter,facebook, new diet plans in the tv breaks and weightloss dvd’s are being thrown at you from all angles. Take advantage!
With new years weightloss you can get discounts galore, gym memberships 50% off, Trainers and gym wear in winter sales and you can’t move for free advice on the internet!
Use your new years resolutions to assess what you want to change about yourself, nothing is set in stone, you don’t need a new diet plan and workout routine ever year. If it works for you, keep doing it.. If you want a change then use all the free advice that new years is giving out to you..and put it to good use..especially the Nike sale, definitely put that to good use.
I often push myself until breaking point and either can’t continue or fail whilst re-attempting things. This year I want to take a step back and really assess things before rushing in.
I was planning on releasing it before new years but honestly I wanted the extra day off, I know, lazy me! The workout plan is beginners to moderate and perfect to start the year off and get yourself back en-route to your health pre-festive self. I’ve put on 3lbs of fat and lost 2lbs of muscle so I’ll definitely be going along with this one. Starting 4th of January but you can get your guide today.
|Maybe I put on more then 3lbs.. (oh dear!)|
I can’t sign off without letting you know about my new years party, It was 50’s inspired and organised by my eccentrically happy aunt, ugh she’s such a lovely woman!! Every year she organises a family event at her house, whether that be a summer bash or a new years night in. This year it was non-mandatory,but sort of mandatory.. 50’s style costumes, in my element with this one.
The house had 50’s pictures all over and there was a stack of 50’s music to jive and slow dance to. My aunts had prepared an assortment of buffet food and there was booze on tap,even home brewed wine. I’m no conassuire but from a wine standpoint, it just gets better and better every year!
|Past Midnight and still asking for booze! Naughty!!|
I don’t know how she finds the time to arrange everything and get glammed up too, she had a lovely black evening dress on, sorry no pictures!
I decided just 2 weeks before to wear an formal fling dress, american style. I popped some curls in my hair and put on some bright lippy. Thomas wanted to be peaky blinders but didn’t sort anything until new years eve where we rushed around the sales to buy a suit. I found a tweed waist coat and trousers and some formal shoes for a bargain, he shaved his head and popped a vintage pocket watch in his pocket. So bloody annoying, I spend weeks sorting something and he gets away with an hours worth of work..damn it! but..
Best dressed If I do say so myself, I mean, he looked brilliant. Don’t let him know though, he’s ego mightn’t take it.