Health is Wealth

Health is your wealth. Without it, you have nothing. The way you treat your body now determines whether you’ll be healthy or sick OR Fat or Fit! By working out in the morning, you actually jump start your metabolism and start up your fat burning engine within and keeps you energized all day.   

Weight Watcher’s Words

The best part of my day is when I am with my patients – discussing their lives, insisting and ensuring that they are eating and obviously discussing – Food! With every person I interact, I also understand their mindset which often reflects in the way they talk about Life, Food, Nutrition & Diet. (For now I am sticking to the Food, Nutrition & Diet bit.)

Some of the very commonly-interestingly-annoying concepts I have come across include –

  • Khushboo, can you please help me, I want to go ‘ON’ a diet” – What do you mean by ‘on’ a diet? Is this an on-off switch? Sad, yet true, we believe we must go ‘on’ a diet and lose some weight, and once we reach our goal or target, slowly go ‘off’ it. Obviously after a ‘maintenance’ diet. Anyway, what happens once we go off the ‘diet’ – we slowly and steadily put all the weight back on and may be some more sometimes. Get frustrated and try something new again. And start another cycle. Shouldn’t the point of a diet program be to not gain the weight back? Exactly! So please get off your diet and start living a good balanced life – Eat right, Workout, Think Right, Rest – results have no choice but to follow.
  • “Cheating on the Diet” – this is another funda I just don’t get. Did you take some vows before you got on to the diet? Also by doing what you shouldn’t have done – exactly who or what did you cheat on? Who is the hurt-party in the bargain? Whose loss is it anyway? Did your Diet have heart-break or was it you, who felt sad and guilty thereafter? So time to get Real! You are human, you like to eat, and so you EAT. Yes, this sometimes includes fried, chocolates – or whatever your list of I-shouldn’t-have includes. Eating even these occasionally is good. You can’t be a sadhu, because if you are over-cautious with your diet, you will definitely rebel at some point. So it is best – to eat everything you like – just Sensibly and in moderation. Avoid the moralistic tag of being loyal or faithful to your diet or cheating on it.
  • “Willpower”– ‘By the sheer force of my will, I will follow the diet’ – doesn’t this mean the you are simply forcing yourself to do something, and pressuring yourself to do a particular, which you feel otherwise you cannot sustain? Because, there will come a time, when you will go back to the usual – and then you will blame yourself for not being strong enough, feel guilty, blah, blah, blah.

So to make life easy and more satisfying – Make life-enhancing Choices! Choose to Eat right because YOU want to. Choose to Work out because YOU want to NOT because you Have to. Whenever you choose something out of Love instead of compulsion or fear, the happiness on the inside shows and yes, the results are much better and long-lasting!

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Are you Eating your Emotions?

Angry? Bored? Low? Feeling too Emotional? Does this drive you to EAT? Don’t take these emotions out on your Body. Food is meant to be Eaten and Emotions are meant to be felt. If we eat our Emotions, we may feel better in that one moment, but later end up regretting. Instead process your emotions, Love yourself even more on ‘those low’ days. #merakiwellbeing #WellbeingWednesday #khushboothakker  

Roadmap to Success 

Success is the Sum of SMALL efforts, Repeated Day In & Day Out. So be at it. Make your plan, Stick to it. #merakiwellbeing #SpectacularSaturdays #khushboothakker  

 

Did You Give Yourself a Pat on Your Back Today?

Don’t Wait Until You Have Reached Your Goal to be Proud of Yourself. Be Proud of Every Step You Take Towards Reaching that Goal. Give yourself a pat on the back for the changes you have made. Celebrate your Success. #merakiwellbeing #SpectacularSaturdays #khushboothakker  

 

Did you make time to Exercise today?

Those who think they have no time for EXERCISE, will sooner or later have to find time for ILLNESS.What are you finding time for? #merakiwellbeing #FitnessFridays #khushboothakker

  

Give yourself a Gift of Healthy and Awesome – Mind, Body, Soul

Strong Heart

Fit Body
Toned Muscles

Calm Nerves
Happy Soul
Big Smile
Want these?
Eat Right. Exercise. Sleep Enough.
Love Yourself 💖

#merakiwellbeing #FitnessFridays #khushboothakker  

 

A little known Secret to ‘Weight’ loss

Are you having trouble losing ‘x’ kilos to come to your ‘ideal’ body weight?

Are you having issues losing from ‘certain’ parts of your body?

Have you tried all types of diets and exercise routines and still failed? 

Did You Know – This issue may have nothing to do with WHAT you are eating or doing??

INSTEAD the answer may lie with the Way you THINK about Food & Exercise.

So Change the Way you think about your Diet or Exercise or Lifestyle. Change your Thoughts, Change your Life. #merakiwellbeing #WellbeingWednesdays #khushboothakker