Hello and welcome to Monday! As we kick off the week, I invite you to start where you are. I mean, honestly where else CAN you start? If you want to pursue a vegan, raw, macrobiotic, alkaline diet but you’ve currently got a three-a-day Twinkies & Diet Coke habit, then let’s honour THAT. Quite frankly, you HAVE to start where you are, because well, it’s where you are. I’m excited for the science of dual-locality, but until we get there, let’s ditch the thought of doing a complete dietary overhaul every Monday morning, only to find ourselves barely hanging on come Thursday (or Wednesday. Or even Monday night).
I’m a big advocate for going after “low-hanging fruit” – and not just in literal orchard-picking. In any endeavour, these are the “easy wins,” the “no brainers” – if there was something EASY you could do to move the dial just a little bit in your favour, wouldn’t you turn that dial? If you’re trying to make a million dollars today, would you turn down someone who offered you $5? Nonsense! Maybe that’s exactly how you’re going to get to $1 million! Two hundred thousand people are going to give you $5. Who are you to turn them down?
So, in that same spirit, I’ve come up with five easy ways to improve your nutrition without even touching on your food or portion choices. As per usual, I’ve made really EASY, digestible (pun totally intended) videos on my Instagram (and also put those same videos on Facebook to make it EXTRA easy for you). Easy-peasy, lemon-squeezy, as my seven-year-old would say (another saying that’s made its way into my household with no clue as to its origin. Cute, but not mine. The saying, I mean. Not the kid. He’s cute and TOTALLY mine).