Getting healthy requires you to see yourself as healthy (or fit or slimmer or sleeping better or … fill-in-the-blank) before you even get there. It’s a form of emotional fitness and mental retraining. So, for example, if your goal is to lose weight for a wedding this summer, here’s what you’d do:
•Imagine yourself feeling fit and sexy, wearing that perfect-sized dress, before you even start to change your eating habits.
•Visualize taking that dream trip of yours, completely pain and headache-free, because you started drinking more water, and getting more sleep.
•Revel in the image of standing on top of that mountain with your arms in the air in a victory dance because you had the energy to make that climb—because you got your blood sugar balanced, lost 20 pounds, and star…