This week I wanted to share my simple ways to stop worrying about weight - I suppose in essence for me that was to lose weight. But now I have shifted a few pounds (stones - I actually don’t know because I never weighed myself!) I don’t worry about weight anymore. I feel happy, I’ve definitely still got a way to go but from now everything is a bonus. I actually think for me my next step is exercise - but that’s a whole other story!
I am all about keeping things simple and lovely and that definitely extends to weight loss. If it’s complicated, time consuming and tasteless it’s not for me! I hope my top ten tips will help inspire you to start your own journey to not worry about your weight!
I have done some research on personal policies since deciding to share their power in my life. It turns out I think I do it slightly differently than most people - but that’s okay - it definitely is very similar! I think I first heard about them on an Elsie gets crafty podcast episode but I believe Sarah Knight talks about them in her book. For Sarah, it sounds very much linked to mental health and guarding yourself by making personal policies on what you are or are not comfortable doing.
I am really interested in using them with that intention - although I probably already do in my own kind of way.
For me, fundamentally personal policies act as a decision-making tool and provide me with clear boundaries in which I work best. I think the best way to describe how I use them is to give an example, here is my personal policy for buying new clothes:
I wholeheartedly believe in the power of routine. My husband had a brain injury six years ago and suffers with severe memory loss so for us routine has been a life saver - literally. I am also a creature of habit and cope horrendously with change.
There are three main reasons why I love routine