Todays Lent tasks and thoughts.
Obviously we are setting basic health stuff both the physical and the psychological. Sometimes the tasks are ones you can do now: others may be long term reflective issues for you to work your way up to.
If your blood pressure is too high, you are ill
Task. get your blood pressure measured. From friday we will have machine at 9 Malcolm Place but you could get a cheap one for home.
Is deadly, no amount is safe, never validate alcohol. A glass of red at dinner turns into a bottle quickly. it slips down. For lent, go booze free. If you “stuff up” forgive yourself, find out why, and start again, Don’t get into an all or nothing mindset!
Task: tweet or Faceback or social media your intention to abstain.
During Lent you will have 1, possibly 2 fast days. If you need to check with your doctor that you can safely do this.
Task: check a fast day with your doctor or decide its ok by self research.
Start monitoring your food.
Task: Begin a food diary, write down everything you eat and drink
Prepare a snack thinking of the Zone: the zone looks at small balanced meals and snacks: try this
Task : prepare a Zone snack : 1 boiled Egg, half an apple, 3 almonds and download this Zone guide
10,000 STEPS A DAY
Basic healthy underpinning health requires 10,000 steps a day. Try and get these in at work so it breaks long sedentary sitting sessions, but also get some sunlight Be active!!
Task :every day post Social media a shot of your Pedometer reading
Negativity Kills: Get positive
Think of the nastiest person you know and write down 4 positive things you think they do well. Look for the good in people.
See you tomorrow!