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“You don’t have to be perfect to progress”

So the other day I was doing a live video in our private support group about how we’re notorious for beating ourselves up for taking 2 steps forwards and 1 step back…

Forgetting that when you’re trying to change something, you’ll have relapses. 

Perhaps you go back to your old habits of grabbing anything on the go. Binging. Feeling out of control. Self sabotaging.

This is still progress providing you learn from it.

What were the triggers? How did you feel in that day? Was there a trigger in your work stress? Home? Family?

What can you do differently next time to make sure this doesn’t happen again?

But instead of doing this, you and me both, will often just think ‘F it”…and beat ourselves up for not being able to do something that seems to come so naturally for others. 

It seems unfair.

But what if I told you that it’s only so natural to them because they’ve been sooo consistent in their work?

I mean, ask anyone who’s been successful in their work, weight loss, etc.

Ask them how many ‘failures’ they’ve had?

They’d have had so many they probably won’t be able to tell you…

You see, for them now?

They may not notice the cakes and biscuits in the office every day so much. Maybe they’re now able to sit down with a cup of tea or glass of wine and not have to eat a pack of biscuits and nibble on nuts.

But this only comes from DOING, asking questions as to why this happened, putting strategies in place to understand why you really comfort eat, and going again.

Is it trying to cover a stress from earlier in the day?

Could you spend more of your energy on something more productive? Soling a problem? Moving and getting good endorphins flowing around your body so you feel better about yourself and – ultimately – treat yourself better (rather than just looking for food to get that high)

Is it because you think you’ve failed after eating the crisps or sweets so you think you may as well just eat all of the rubbish in your house and start again once it’s gone?

Do you feel like you need more support from like-minded people who you can reach out to for help?

Get a personalised nutrition and fitness plan and accountability to make sure you SHOW up to exercise and do the things you probably know you need to do with the food?

After all, you ‘don’t have to be perfect to progress’…

and if you progress, no matter how small, are you closer to your goal?

Anyway, I’m opening up 5 spaces for our Fit For Life Body Transformation Programme for ladies 40+ in Marlborough starting in October. ​​​​​​

If you think this might be for you, just press reply and I can send you a few more details about the free trial.

Matt​​​​ ‘consistency >>> perfection” FruciSo the other day I was doing a live video in our private support group about how we’re notorious for beating ourselves up for taking 2 steps forwards and 1 step back…

Forgetting that when you’re trying to change something, you’ll have relapses. 

Perhaps you go back to your old habits of grabbing anything on the go. Binging. Feeling out of control. Self sabotaging.

This is still progress providing you learn from it.

What were the triggers? How did you feel in that day? Was there a trigger in your work stress? Home? Family?

What can you do differently next time to make sure this doesn’t happen again?

But instead of doing this, you and me both, will often just think ‘F it”…and beat ourselves up for not being able to do something that seems to come so naturally for others. 

It seems unfair.

But what if I told you that it’s only so natural to them because they’ve been sooo consistent in their work?

I mean, ask anyone who’s been successful in their work, weight loss, etc.

Ask them how many ‘failures’ they’ve had?

They’d have had so many they probably won’t be able to tell you…

You see, for them now?

They may not notice the cakes and biscuits in the office every day so much. Maybe they’re now able to sit down with a cup of tea or glass of wine and not have to eat a pack of biscuits and nibble on nuts.

But this only comes from DOING, asking questions as to why this happened, putting strategies in place to understand why you really comfort eat, and going again.

Is it trying to cover a stress from earlier in the day?

Could you spend more of your energy on something more productive? Soling a problem? Moving and getting good endorphins flowing around your body so you feel better about yourself and – ultimately – treat yourself better (rather than just looking for food to get that high)

Is it because you think you’ve failed after eating the crisps or sweets so you think you may as well just eat all of the rubbish in your house and start again once it’s gone?

Do you feel like you need more support from like-minded people who you can reach out to for help?

Get a personalised nutrition and fitness plan and accountability to make sure you SHOW up to exercise and do the things you probably know you need to do with the food?

After all, you ‘don’t have to be perfect to progress’…

and if you progress, no matter how small, are you closer to your goal?

Anyway, I’m opening up 5 spaces for our Fit For Life Body Transformation Programme for ladies 40+ in Marlborough starting in October. ​​​​​​

If you think this might be for you, just press reply and I can send you a few more details about the free trial.

Matt​​​​ ‘consistency >>> perfection” Fruci