This is an essential element to my ability to maintain healthy habits. And it doesn't have to be rocket science. Sometimes a task can seem more difficult or time-consuming than it really needs to be and I always get the feeling when I talk to friends and clients that they think this is the case. Planning ahead doesn't have to take up much of your time, and once you get a schedule put on paper, all you need to do later is tweak it when you get to the next week. I've found that some weeks I do more detailed planning than others, but either way it sets me up for success. Plan to "plan" for about 30 minutes to an hour. Here's what to do when preparing for the upcoming week:
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