(HealthDay News) -- Making healthy lifestyle changes may involve a big commitment. But there are easy steps that can help you get going.
The Weight-control Information Network suggests:
- Imagine a healthier version of yourself, Then consider the steps you'll need to take, such as a healthier diet and more exercise, to get there.
- Create a plan to help you reach your goal. Think about things that may thwart your efforts, and devise a strategy to overcome them.
- Begin carrying out your plan. Have fun, log your progress and lean on loved ones for help.
- Once you've reached your goals, add variety to food and exercise. Don't beat yourself up over slip-ups, and keep moving forward with fresh challenges.