I use to feel a tremendous amount of stress about vacation. I would obsess about losing weight beforehand and looking my best throughout. And I would also worry about what would happen after I got back from vacation after all the indulging set in. So instead of simply enjoying the vacation I was on, I would think about every meal, every drink, and every calorie. And then vacation would come to an end and I would feel just as exhausted as when I left. What’s the point of a vacation like that? It really wasn’t until this year that I came to understand that getting back on track really isn’t all that difficult, especially if you’re staying on track most of the time.
Consistency is key when it comes to any lifestyle. If you are consistent with your diet, exercise and mental stability, all pieces tend to fall into place. And because of that consistency, life is just simply more enjoyable longterm. Key the motivational consistency quotes –
- “If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it.”
- “Consistent actions creates consistent results.”
- “If you want to be successful, be consistent.”
- “True progress requires time and consistency.”
What I mean is that when you stay consistent, you can indulge here and there and it won’t make a huge difference because you can get back on track rather quickly, even within a week. I’ve tested this theory multiple times at this point with the 12 different trips I’ve been on this year. I stay consistent with my diet and my exercise routine while I’m home, then I enjoy any…