There is a lot of resistance about this topic of meal prep and menu planning and because I've been coaching women for several years, I know this is a BIG issue.
First, I want to address this with our mindset. Allowing your brain to tell you how hard this process it, or that you don't have enough time or that you don't know what to fix is not helpful. All those negative thoughts will not help you create a plan that you can sustain.
When you think those negative thoughts, it brings up the feelings of dread, which then makes you procrastinate, when you procrastinate, you really don't get anything done. And you don't really start or give yourself the opportunity to make good choices.
What you need to have is a good mindset around preparing and prepping.
So first, I want you to take some time, and really start cultivating some helpful thoughts, some thoughts like - “Wow, even though I don't love prepping and planning, this will set me up...
Successful people are people who have learned to fail without making themselves into a failure.
Learn to stay on your THM journey with these 6 keys:
Mindset: First, start with believing that you can, even if you have not proved it to yourself yet. Here’s the deal, if you believe that you can’t then you won’t. But, if you are willing to believe that you can eat the Trim Healthy Mama way, your brain will go to work trying to prove it.
Action Step: Each day begin saying to yourself, “I am the girl that can learn to be consistently on plan. I believe that I can.” Don’t let that old story that you tell yourself run the show.
Be Prepared: Set yourself up for success, keep THM foods, desserts, snacks, and meals on hand to make it easier for you to stay the course. Preparation is key.
Keep it simple: Do THM your way. What is working for you? What can you sustainably do right now?
Give yourself lots of...