food

At home and on track

Hello Readers, and Happy Monday!

So…there is a lot going on right now. People are feeling lost, scared, confused and vulnerable, and rightly so. What is a direct result of our emotions taking hold of our minds?Falling off track. When it comes to our eating habits it’s important to remember to eat at the same time every day as if you were still on your normal schedule. That being said, it is also a fantastic time to experiment with new habits that you can take with you moving forward! Now if you are new to working at home, and a fan of snacking like I am I have some tips for you.

I have been working from home for about 2 years now and the hardest part for me was the snacking, if you’ve found yourself creeping into the cookie jar, pulling out little sweets, crackers, chips and all of the things we love soo much…join the club! In the club this what we have found to work.

Instead of being mad at myself, I have a designated snack time through out my working day so that I can at least keep track of the extra treats I am eating. By making it an official “snack time” like in elementary school, it gives my brain a break and I actually feel more satisfied with less. I stop everything I am doing, stretch out, put a couple of cookies on a plate, grab a drink and watch a 15-20 youtube video. All is well, I took a break, and now have enough focus power for about 2 more hours of work.

I do this every few hours and find my work is of higher quality than trying to cram all of my break into 1 hour in the middle of the day.

I hope this helps some of you find some balance in your day and makes the working at home experience a lot better! I will be back later this week with an actual food post.

Until then, Cheers!

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