Instead of trying to stay the course of healthy eating next week by thinking about how fabulous you will look when you lose a little weight, how about eating healthy for someone else?
I don't mean to please someone else, I mean saving the money you normally spend on takeaway/snack/crappy food and giving it to someone else.
The organisation that has taken my fancy is called Microloan who provide small loans to women in Africa as start up capital for their own businesses. Click the link 'Peter Ryan explains how it works' and listen to the founder describe the program - it is very inspiring.
In the spirit of "do what I do, not what I say" I have donated some of my cash to this project. I was prompted by an email from the universe:
Katie, giving tells the Universe that you believe you are provided for. For even as you empty your purse, you fear not. The act alone is a demonstration of faith that you will remain whole, that your coffers will be replenished, and that love is what matters most.
And for whomsoever believes these things to be true, it shall become their reality, and abundance shall be showered upon them unceasingly, as if the heavens had opened up.
So when the next urge strikes to buy a bag of chips or a coffee and cake, you now have a wonderful reason to not indulge, your choice to abstain will be empowering other women in the world.
You could also donate $ for every kilo or pound you have lost already, or hope to lose as a way of thanking the universe for your success.
Love is what matters most.