𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘮𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘱𝘳𝘪𝘴𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶.
If you've followed a fad diet in the past, you likely fallen victim to the thinking that if you slip once, you've failed.
Here's the thing you don't want to hear.
𝐘𝐎𝐔'𝐑𝐄 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐅𝐄𝐂𝐓
𝐘𝐎𝐔'𝐑𝐄 𝐍𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑 𝐆𝐎𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐓𝐎 𝐁𝐄 𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐅𝐄𝐂𝐓
You trying to be perfect, is causing you to fu*k up big time. Here's why:
You set HUGE expectations. You miss one thing. You say "screw it" and give up on everything.
You set the expectation to wake up everyday at 5am, do an hour workout, hit your nutrition goals 100%, and not eat any "bad" foods.
But then, the next morning you wake up a little late (say 5:30), you beat yourself up and end up missing your workout all together because you wouldn't have been able to fit in the full hour. Then because you missed the workout, you grab fast food for lunch because your day is already "ruined".... sound familiar?
This is a classic example of all or nothing thinking and this is the mindset flaw killing your progress.
You feel like you have to be perfect in order for progress to be made.
The reality is that small, compounding changes is where real progress happens. Slow and steady.
While you're waiting for everything to be perfect, or you're beating yourself up for just being human, you could have been making progress with 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧.
If you miss the workout, still hit your nutrition goals. If you eat a donut, still drink your water. Just because you miss one thing, doesn't mean you need to throw it all out the window and start tomorrow.
Don't lower your expectations, 𝘫𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘧𝘵 𝘩𝘰𝘸 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘥𝘰𝘯'𝘵 𝘮𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘮.