In this episode we will discuss 5 tips for staying healthy at holiday parties. There are many more. Let us know what you do to help yourself stay healthy during celebrations. Here are 5 things I like to “bring” to parties…
- Bring a full stomach
Do not go to the party hungry. It is hard enough to not eat tasty, addictive things when we are full. There is no reason to try and resist on an empty stomach.
- Bring a healthy alternative.
Some may think you are a little crazy for waling with a plate of cut of vegetables and hummus. But, who cares? You are not only doing yourself a favor there are others wanting to at least add in a little something healthy.
- Bring some nut butter.
Vegies and a healthy hummus may not be enough to satisfy your desires. An individual package of nut butter can do the trick. Artisana is a brand I enjoy. Here are some options:
Hemp Seed Butter
Be careful not to buy a nut butter that has added sugar and oils. Some brands mix add sugar, salt and additional oils.
- Bring Herbal or Green Tea
Sweet drinks are a huge source of extra, and potentially hurtful, calories.
- Bring the Right Attitude and Mindset
Do we have the mindset that we CAN withstand temptation? Are we ready to withstand peer pressure to eat/drink things that will ultimately hurt our bodies?
If we do eat unhealthy, are we prepared to pick ourselves up and start fresh? Don’t beat yourself up if you falter. It is not about perfection.
All these things deal with our mindset and our attitude.
Please share your thoughts. Together we can come up with some great ideas!
How do you deal with all the tasty “stuff” from the holiday parties? How do you prepare yourself? What do you bring? What do you do to get your mind and attitude ready?
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