If you are someone who checks in with us on a weekly basis you may already know the importance of accountability. At Pounds, you can find support and accountability through various ways, whether it be checking in with our staff in person or through telemedicine visits or posting with other Pounds Peeps in social media outlets. Accountability through others is crucial, but did you know there are ways to keep accountable to yourself on your own? Here are a few thoughts and tips to encourage you to up your self-accountability game!
Do you often struggle with where to start when you are faced with a new challenge? Setting goals is a good way to streamline the process and break the steps down into something more manageable. To help, we are going to talk about SMART goals. When you think of the word SMART, you may think wise, intelligent, witty, on the ball. And yes, SMART goals can be all of those and some.
People often wonder what the best way to manage their weight is. Should they go on a diet? Will it work? How can they keep the weight off in the long run? Read below to see the common components of dieting vs lifestyle change and reach out to a dietitian for support to help you make positive changes in your life.
What drives you to want to stay healthy, manage your weight, and eat well? Many people struggle to answer this question, but it’s an important question to answer for yourself.
Olympic athletes are at the top of their game. How do they get to be best? Guess what, they have coaches to help them! In fact, they probably have more than one because in order to be successful, even those who have proven themselves to be elite need a little help. I hope you would agree that having a coach for weight loss makes sense, no matter how much experience you have trying to lose weight in the past. Motivation can start to fizzle when you are attempting to lose weight by yourself and the excitement of doing something new...