Articles

February 2022: 21 Day Mindset Problem

BWLW's Mindset Challenge

“Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life.”

We’ve all heard this saying, however how does it determine into weight reduction? Your mindset, your mind-set, is extraordinarily essential on the subject of reaching lasting success. Cravings, motivation, stress consuming, shallowness, your want to exercise… it’s all tied to your thought life.

Problem Objective:
The aim of this month’s problem is to get you to transcend specializing in meals and train. It’s important to undertake the fitting mindset to achieve success.

Oftentimes, we begin a brand new or restart our weight reduction journey with out first doing a little essential work: The work of determining what elements and habits acquired us to the place we’re and determining what our actual, long run objectives are. That work requires that we take the time to research our current thought patterns in order that we will create new ones.

How Can You Be a part of Us?

It is a FREE problem. No signup required.
For this problem, You’ll want a journal/pocket book and a chunk of poster board to your imaginative and prescient board. You may additionally need some post-it notes to publish reminders in your house, workplace, and so forth.
Take Motion Day by day –  Learn the Day by day Job Checklist and obtain the printable guidelines (under ⬇️).
Examine-in Each Night time at 7:00pm – Go to our Fb Group or our Instagram every night. Be a part of our day by day check-in for accountability by leaving a remark below the check-in publish. Share the insights you’ve made, how your day goes, and so forth. We’re all on this collectively and we need to hear from you.
Share your 21-Day journey with the world through social media. Use the problem hashtag: #BWLWFeb

Go away a remark under and tell us you might be on board for this problem!

Together with the day by day duties under, we propose you embrace these habits…

Exchange criticism with self-care and self-awareness – Vow to cease beating your self up about the best way you look or what you eat for the complete 21 Days.
Decide to understanding for at the least 30 minutes, 5 days every week. – Do what works for you, from strolling to excessive depth interval coaching.
Decide to limiting junk meals, quick meals and extremely processed meals to only sooner or later every week. – Take the time to record the meals that you should reduce on/reduce out on paper. We’re speaking concerning the unhealthy meals and drinks which can be hindering your progress. (sweet, cake, soda, quick meals, fried meals, meals which can be excessive in sugar or salt, and so forth.) Make a dedication to maintain your consumption of those meals to a minimal. In case you need assistance with this, we’ve acquired you lined with our Clear Consuming Information.

Clean Eating Guide E-book

Click on right here to obtain this month’s
Printable Guidelines (PDF file).

Day by day Duties – February 1 – 21st, 2022

Day 1
Make clear your Large Why? Why do you need to drop pounds/get match/create a wholesome life-style? Make an inventory of your causes. – It’s time to be actual with your self about what’s driving you to make a change. Take a while to put in writing down the explanations which can be most essential to you in a pocket book or journal. Take into account placing these causes on post-it notes and posting them in your room, in your automotive or wherever spend a whole lot of time as a reminder. Reviewing your causes earlier than meals or earlier than working may also be useful, so take into account writing them down on notecards and retailer them in your bag.

Day 2 
Create clear, measurable, practical objectives. For instance: “I’ll lose a complete of 75 kilos.” vs. “I’ll lose 20 kilos within the subsequent three months.” The second aim is extra particular. “I’ll eat wholesome.” vs. “I’ll create a 1500 calorie a day meal plan targeted on low carb meals.” Specifics matter. Being sensible issues as properly. Weight reduction doesn’t occur in a single day. In case your objectives are unrealistic and also you don’t attain them, that may be very discouraging. Document your objectives in your pocket book.

Day three
Why are you price it? This journey takes power, sacrifice, time, cash and extra. You’re price it, and you actually should embrace that idea, particularly if the wants of others may doubtlessly cloud your perspective and trigger you to lose focus. Make an inventory of the the reason why you might be price all of the arduous work and dedication required to alter your life. Know your price. Know your worth.

Day four
Visualize Your Objectives Half 1: At this time, You’ll begin choosing photos for a imaginative and prescient board that displays your objectives. Weight reduction, health, consuming habits, wellness, and so forth. You need to use magazines or print out photos that you simply discover on-line.

Day 5
Visualize Your Objectives Half 2: Take out that poster board and create your imaginative and prescient board tonight. Don’t put limits on what you possibly can obtain and don’t fear about being too out of the field. Take a photograph and share your imaginative and prescient board with us on Fb, Instagram or Twitter. Embrace our hashtag #BWLWFeb in order that we will discover you.

Day 6
What’s your present relationship with meals? If meals was an individual, how would you describe them? Has meals been a lover, a buddy, an enemy, and so forth.? Do you’ve got a special relationship with junk meals vs. wholesome meals? Take a while to put in writing down who meals has been for you in your pocket book.

Day 7
Settle for that you’re an unimaginable and delightful particular person. Take 5 minutes in entrance of the mirror and discover at the least one factor that you simply like about your self. Then make an inventory in your pocket book of all of the belongings you love about your self and all of the methods you’re a nice particular person. This can be arduous in the event you’ve constructed up a whole lot of self-hate. In case you grow to be emotional, it’s okay. Really feel what you should really feel and study from your emotions within the second.

Day eight
Exchange Hindering Ideas with Uplifting Ideas: Make an inventory of at the least seven ideas which can be hindering you or holding you again. Examples;

“I have to drop pounds to get revenge on my Ex.” vs. “I’m shedding pounds to enhance my well being.”
“Everytime I attempt to drop pounds, I fail.” vs. “I’ve realized rather a lot up to now and this time I’ll obtain lasting outcomes.”
“I’m on a weight loss plan.” vs. “I’m taking the time to create a brand new, wholesome life-style that may profit me for years to return.”
“I don’t know the place to start out.” vs. “I’m keen to do my analysis, educate myself, and use trial and error to determine what works for me.”

Day 9
Attain out for help:
Name somebody you’re keen on and ask them to help you in your weight reduction journey. Name somebody who gained’t reply to your desirous to drop pounds with jealousy, worry, or judgment. You will have already finished this. If that’s the case, examine in with at the least one particular person in your help system in the present day. In case you don’t have a supportive buddy, member of the family or liked one, and so forth. take into account becoming a member of a help group the place you possibly can meet new individuals, like BWLW’s Fb group, Black Ladies Run or GirlTrek.

Day 10
Objective Letter: Write a letter to your self that you’ll learn after you’ve met your weight reduction aim. I acquired this concept from the movies that seem on the finish of episodes of Excessive Weight Loss. Initially of their journey, they might report a video the particular person on the heart of the episode speaking about their weight and the way they felt. On the finish of the episode, you’d see the identical particular person listening to that footage after they’ve misplaced the burden. On TV, it was proven as in the event that they had been standing or sitting facet by facet with their former selves and it was so highly effective.

On this letter, inform your self why you’re making this life-style change and the way you at present really feel about the place you now are in life. Inform your self how proud you might be of your self for reaching your aim. Put the letter in a sealed envelope and maintain it in a secure place. Open it once you’ve reached your aim. (On the finish of the letter, add “PS: Keep in mind to e mail [email protected] and inform them that you simply’ve reached your aim.”)

Day 11
Examine Your Triggers Half 1: What, apart from starvation, makes you need to eat? Take a while to put in writing down the triggers that encourage you to eat when you find yourself not hungry. Individuals, conditions, feelings, and so forth.

Day 12
Examine Your Triggers Half 2: How will you take motion to protect in opposition to consuming when you find yourself not hungry? Make an inventory of the actions and new habits you possibly can embrace to keep away from emotional and stress consuming. Decide to at the least 2 of these actions for the remainder of the problem.

Day 13
Therapeutic Previous Ache and Forgiveness: Do you’ve got points round painful reminiscences in your previous? Do you’ve got points round forgiving your self and others? These points can flip into meals triggers and result in unhealthy habits, like binging. At this time, you’ll analysis articles and self-help books that may aid you begin your journey to therapeutic. Additionally, you will take into account whether or not you want counseling or remedy. At this time you’ll attain out to your religious household, organic household and pals for help.

Day 14
Aware Consuming: Analysis the idea of Aware Consuming and write down a definition you want. Then, write down three methods you possibly can apply this idea to your life.

Day 15
Do One thing That Makes You Really feel Stunning: What makes you actually really feel lovely? Take a while in the present day to get your hair finished or model your hair in a manner you’ve by no means finished. Take a well-planned selfie (with an superior background). Purchase some new make-up or your favourite perfume. Put on that particular outfit that makes you are feeling AMAZING. Go to our FB web page and inform us what makes you are feeling lovely.

Day 16
Do one thing stress-free that’s all about YOU: Sleep in late. Take an excellent lengthy bathe or bathtub. Spend a number of hours with an excellent e book whereas sipping your favourite tea. Do one thing artistic, like knitting or crafting. Do Nothing…if you understand what I imply. Your alternative! Do no matter lets you calm down. For a number of hours in the present day, it’s all about you. It’s important to take time for your self.

Day 17
Make a Gratitude Checklist: In case you’ve adopted Oprah through the years, you might be conversant in the idea of a Gratitude record or Gratitude journal. What are the issues, individuals and conditions you might be most grateful for? Make an inventory in your pocket book. Take a while to report the methods that you’re blessed. Mirror on this record when you find yourself feeling down or when you find yourself in want of inspiration. Put up post-it notes round your house to remind you of your blessings. Give Thanks!

Day 18
Constructive Affirmations: Create an inventory of constructive affirmations that may encourage you to maintain going when occasions get powerful. You’ll discover some glorious affirmations on-line. You might even use motivational quotes. Document at the least 10 affirmations/quotes in your pocket book. Commit at the least 2 of them to reminiscence and repeat them to your self in the course of the tough occasions.

Day 19
Take Inventory of  The place You Are In Life Proper Now: Sure, we have to give attention to our weight and our well being however, typically we will grow to be so targeted that we don’t give time to among the different areas of our lives that want work. Take into consideration your profession, your loved ones, your religious life and different issues or conditions that have an effect on your happiness. The place do you should put your power? Are there conditions or individuals which can be taking an excessive amount of of your time and power? Make a plan to regulate and make some adjustments. Make an inventory of your priorities in your journal/pocket book.

Day 20
Create a Day by day or Weekly Therapeutic Ritual: Put aside time day by day or weekly to give attention to therapeutic your thoughts, physique, and soul. That might imply organising an altar space in your house for day by day prayer or meditation. You might put aside a particular time for writing in your journal or create a ritual round bathing and self-care. It’s possible you’ll even incorporate yoga, dance or different types of motion into this time. There are some nice weight reduction devotionals on the market that may aid you to focus, in addition to numerous books on leisure, detoxing your life, meditation, and so forth.

Day 21
Music can have an effect on your Mindset: Create a constructive vibes playlist and an train motivation playlist. Music can encourage and raise your spirit. Music can increase your temper and get you enthusiastic about understanding. From inspirational Gospel to old skool hip-hop, select the music that strikes you. Share your playlist with us on-line. #BWLWFeb

Thanks a lot for becoming a member of our February 2021 Problem!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *