Excuse #1: I’m too busy/I don’t have time

This is the first in a series of posts that expand on a presentation I have on Slideshare called “The top excuses for not eating healthy.”

I’m sure you can already guess that I’m about to tell you that the cries of “I’m too busy” or “I don’t have time” are really just excuses!

While you may feel justified making these excuses, and feel like you have lots of good reasons for using them, they really are just that – excuses. And excuses won’t change anything. So I’m here to help you with that!

Read the other posts in this series:

#2 “I CAN’T AFFORD ALL OF THOSE EXPENSIVE SUPERFOODS”

#3 IT’S TOO CONFUSING/IT’S TOO HARD

#4 HEALTHY FOOD IS BLAND & BORING

I get it, you’re busy!

You’ve got a very busy life, and you think you don’t have time.

The thing is though, you do

Stay with me, and I’ll explain.

We all lead very busy lives these days and it’s all too easy to get caught up in the idea that you just don’t have time to cook, or find new recipes, or even shop for groceries.

Do you feel like you barely make it through each week? Rushing around to and from work or school and then running errands.

If you’ve got kids, then you’re running around after them too. It’s exhausting I know, and how do you fit in something else?

We all have the same amount of time, though. It’s how we use it, and what we prioritise, that differs from person to person.

The simple fact is that the people who are living healthy lifestyles aren’t any different from you. They’re not superhuman and they’re not less busy than you are.

They just put their health very high on their list of priorities, and they make it happen. You’ve probably heard the saying that we make time for what’s important to us. Well, it’s true.

healthy dinner

“And nothing should be more valuable than your health”.

I’m not saying that it’s always easy; it’s not. What I am saying is that it’s about choice and priorities. It’s deciding that your health is important enough to dedicate some time to.

When you eat mostly real, fresh foods every day that you’ve prepared yourself without excess additives and preservatives, you’ll have more energy to get through the day.

Isn’t that worth making time for?

5 simple steps to healthy eating from Wendy's Way to Health

Prioritise your health, and make small changes, one at a time

Your calendar might be full with scheduled appointments and activities, but I’ll bet you can find some wiggle room in your downtime.

Small changes, made gradually, will add up over time. Tale some time this weekend to plan some healthy breakfasts for the week ahead.

It’ll make you feel great, give you lots of energy for a productive morning, and you’ll be more likely to make good choices through the rest of the day.

Free brekkie challenge

If you need help, come and join one of my free Brekkie Challenges. They run several times each year, and are perfect for setting up a healthy breakfast habit.

Get the details here: FREE BREKKIE CHALLENGE

Wendy's Way to Health weekly meal planner

Meal planning and prep doesn’t have to be complicated, it just needs to fit your schedule.

You can do it, you just need to want to!

So if what I’m saying makes sense, but you’re really not sure where to start – don’t worry, that’s what I’m here for!

I’ve got tools to help you on my FREE RESOURCES page.

Join my free community to learn more about Wendy's Way, and my approach to weight loss and healthy living.
As a valued community member, you will:

  • Gain access to regular email updates, tips & healthy recipes.
  • Be invited to join the free 2-week brekkie challenge 3 times each year, where I provide ongoing education for Wendy's Way members, relating to a different health theme each time.
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Take your first step to a healthier way of living that just works.

"Small but consistent changes are the key to phenomenal, long term results."

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