Season 9 - Time Management Tips

In this episode of the show, we tackle the topic of time management and its crucial role in achieving weight loss goals. We address the common notion of not having enough time and debunk the myth that weight loss requires spending hours in the gym or endless hours in the kitchen.

We begin by acknowledging that we, too, have fallen into the trap of using the "I don't have time" line. However, the good news is that we all have the time necessary to prioritise our goals, even amidst our busy lives filled with work, family, and other commitments.

Drawing from our personal experiences, we discuss how we navigated busy periods in our lives, including the busiest time in both our lives - right now.

Key concepts covered in this episode include:

- Honest Assessment of non-negotiables: We emphasise the importance of identifying and defining your non-negotiables, just as we discussed in Season 4 of the podcast. Without clear non-negotiables, you become vulnerable to distractions, inconsistency, and shiny object syndrome.

- Decision-Making and Prioritisation: We delve into the concept of effective and honest decision-making, highlighting that every decision you make involves cutting off other avenues.

- Identifying and Minimising Time Wasters: We emphasise the need to recognise common time-wasting activities, such as excessive social media use and procrastination. By creating awareness, you can implement strategies to minimise or eliminate these distractions, like setting limits on screen time or using productivity apps.

- Creating a Schedule and Sticking to It: We suggest using a planner or digital calendar to map out daily and weekly schedules. By blocking dedicated time slots for exercise, meal prep, grocery shopping, and self-care activities, you can ensure you prioritise your most essential tasks.

- Importance of Planning and Meal Preparation: As the saying goes, "Plan and prepare or prepare to fail" when it comes to weight loss. Allocating specific time each week for meal planning and preparation, and utilising batch cooking or meal prepping techniques, can save time and support healthy eating throughout the week whilst minimising the number of food-related decisions you're making each day.

Whether you feel like you just can't make it work amidst a busy schedule or seeking effective time management strategies, this episode provides valuable insights and practical tips to help you prioritise and focus on the things that really matter to you.


podcast@theweightlosspodcast.com is where you can reach us and we'd love to hear from you!


KILLER RESOURCES:

1. The Transformation Academy - This is our exclusive, premium life-changing online transformation program, allowing us to work with our amazing clients anywhere in the world. Looking to have support, guidance and accountability from experts who have walked the same path as you? Click here and contact us to register your interest!

2. The Weight Loss Podcast Facebook Group - Our private Facebook community, the ultimate support network! Join our group to be inspired, motivated and supported all the way...and hang out with us!

3. "Why overweight people fail at weight loss" - Our free webinar that covers the 3 key mistakes people make with their weight loss attempts...and how to avoid them

4. The Free Fat-Loss E-Course - A 6-day course that will get you refocused and back on track with your journey!

5. The Wall of Fame - Looking for some inspiration? Look no further than some of the people we've worked with!

6. Podcast Merch Store - If you care to show your appreciation for this and the 150+ episodes we’ve done so far and want to keep the show ad-free, you can help us out by buying some sweet new podcast swag! Hoodies, tees...aprons?!

Subscribe to the Weight Loss Podcast


The Weight Loss Podcast Apple
The Weight Loss Podcast - Spotify
The Weight Loss Podcast - Google


Nicole's Story

Reach a point that causes you to really see yourself without the blinkers on, without a gross sense of entitlement, realising that you're not owed anything, that you have to fight harder than you think, that although you think you have tried you really haven't. THAT is when you're ready to change. I feel like that was my clarity. I didn't care what you would throw my way when I signed up because I knew MY way didn't work. Took me 8 years to realise that

Read Story