New Years resolutions don’t really work and the reason they don’t work is simple. People make really lofty goals that are so far removed from their current way of life that it’s a recipe for failure. Another reason is that humans in general are motivated by fear.
Humans have an autonomic nervous system that controls the entire nervous system network in the body via the connection between the central nervous system and parasympathetic nervous system.
The sympathetic nervous system is responsible for fight or flight. That feeling that drives you when you are scared or afraid of what is to come.
The parasympathetic nervous system drives you based on rest and digest. Your digestive system runs most efficiently when you are not moving and it can focus all of your blood and energy on digesting your food.
So let’s say that you want to lose weight in 2021 – your best strategy is to use this nervous system to your advantage. Here’s how:
Write Down Why You Need To Be Healthy
The number one killers in America are not from strange viruses and bacterium. It is from:
If you want to live a long and healthy life and lose weight in 2021, then you know obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are not the way to go about it.
In order to life long with good quality you must work to eat right, exercise and maintain a positive mental attitude.
Take a few minutes and write down which chronic diseases really scare you and what would happen to you if you were diagnosed. Read some horror stories and generate some healthy fear.
Slow Down At Meal Time
Know we know that the parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for the digestion in the body and it prefers to work at rest.
This is why you feel sluggish after eating and you want to take a nap.
When we properly digest our food, we are allowing our body to access nutrients, create new cells and tissues, create hormones and important signaling molecules. Also we help to move the waste products through the body more efficiently.
Easy ways to help your digestion
Eat sitting down at a table
Chew slowly and methodically
Give yourself plenty of time to eat and digest
Do not eat in the car
Do not eat in a rush
Think about what you’re eating and why
So that’s it. If you follow these two simple steps to lose weight in 2021 then you will find yourself much happier and healthier in 2022.