In health and fitness, it is important to remember that we each have our own factors that contribute to where we are and which path we choose to take. For that reason, we have to keep in mind that there is no one size fits all approach.
“Why did you do that?” is a question that becomes ingrained in our psyches—sometimes, to the point that we are triggered into explaining why we’ve done something, even when no one is asking.
When we remove ourselves from a toxic situation, it is for self-preservation —not punishing the other person. So, before you initiate the No Contact Rule, make sure that you’re doing it for the right reasons.
Before we start on our personal path to weight loss, or make extensive lifestyle changes, we have to begin with acknowledging that we made a lot of choices that have contributed to where we are trying to escape from.
Being eager for change makes making resolutions seem like a logical step to take. But…resolutions don’t work —unless you do!
One lesson that I’ve learned, repeatedly, is that life is too short to waste on things that ultimately, in the grand scheme of things, don’t matter.