So the other week, if you didn’t know (maybe you live under a rock), it was indeed my birthday.
^^^ presents are still being accepted until 25th December 😉
Anyway, we get back from school pick up
And the kids have a plan for my birthday cake.
They finish decorating the top of the cake
And “surprise” me (as much as 4 and 6 year olds can keep secrets) by singing “happy birthday”.
Amazing, gluten free cake as well (perfect for me)
Now, there was no way I wasn’t going to have any. Even though you could say it didn’t align with my goals.
So I had the smallest slice of cake.
Which was delicious.
And you know what?
Gave me pretty much all of the satisfaction I could possibly get from food.
And it got me thinking (which is always a scare thought)…
I’ve a few questions over the last few weeks
About people wanting to drop a dress size
Make healthier choices
But I’m struggling with all of the social events
Plus your birthday, Matt (just joking, no one said that 😭)
Then it’s half term
Then it’s Summer 🌞
And sure these are potentially obstacles
But they’re also PERFECT
Opportunities to make a change to your habits
(No matter how small)
So here’s 1 simple question to ask yourself when faced with these opportunities:
“How much do I need to be happily satisfied?”
^^ read that again
As like me, you might find you actually get 80% / 90% / even 100% of what you need to be happily satisfied
From having less than you think.
In fact, how do you feel if you have more?
Sure, it tastes great. I get a little kick from that
But after that?
Does it offer any more satisfaction?