2015 I hit my 40th birthday and it was time to make a few pertinent resolutions for my life, key being ones on health – physical and mental.
I started by eliminating some of my beloved junk foods and bringing healthier options onto my plate.
Next to start off was a physical exercise routine like a walk and yoga. It’s taken me months of dithering to finally start on a disciplined regime of a daily walk of at least 4500 steps.
I checked out various parks in my colony before I settled on the present one which feels like my personal green oasis of peace and quiet. I keep discovering wondrous aspects of this space everyday and feel so blessed to have it in my life.
I have started loving my morning jaunts and feel so full of energy and joy throughout the day; am sure it’s not just the endorphins kicking in but also the magic that the park charms me into believing of its special environs.
But my decision to be healthy is nothing to do with how I view my body. I don’t think I am FAT!!! I made my peace with my food and my size aeons ago. I was someone who was forever on a diet or following a health trend; always looking to lose that extra 5 kg…..
But it’s when I stopped stressing about my weight, that I actually started shedding the excess. I began to eat mind fully and only when I am hungry. I ate whatever I wanted to but without any guilt.
And this has come about because I love myself and am not critical of how I look.
Whats your secret mantra to a healthier you? Do you love your body or hate it?
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