Some habits are great. Many that we in the legal profession have created are harmful. Once habits are formed, they are difficult to break because they are second nature — we forget we are doing them. The process is set in motion before you realize, “I’m doing it again.”
The days are darker and colder, our clothing is bulkier, and the holiday parties are in full swing. Knock, knock — the inevitable 10-pound weight gain is at the door. Batten down the hatches and take a plunge into the wonderful world of water.
Other than getting a good night’s sleep, there’s probably nothing that impacts your productivity and mood at work more than what you eat. Yet you probably give little thought to what you consume before and during work, defaulting instead to what’s convenient, cheap and tasty. Fortunately, there are a few basic food guidelines that can help you eat better to perform better on the job.
I am often asked, “What can I do to be healthier, more energetic, and lose weight?” Here are my Top 10. When you have them mastered, send me an email and I’ll give you the next 10.
Despite your effort to keep new year’s resolutions, you will almost certainly notice your descent back into your old habits. Resolutions are difficult to keep with a busy work life, dark and gloomy days that bring you down, and colder-than-normal weather. But with these tips, you can do it, no matter what goals you choose.
This year, follow me, and together we’ll take a detour around the zone, waking up with a smile, shouting, “Woo hoo, me!” on Jan. 1, 2018.