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Starting a diet to lose weight and improve health is a worthy goal, but sometimes it might seem overwhelming. Remember, simple changes in your lifestyle can help you achieve your fitness goals, and all it takes is a solid SMART plan. There are plenty of fad diets that can work to lose pounds rapidly. However, not all diets are good for you. Some of these can make you feel hungry and deprived — making you consume less than you should.
The new year, or the year end, is a natural period of self reflection. We think about how our previous year went and how we improved. This is also the time when most people set resolutions. It’s just a good feeling to have a fresh start for the new year.
Comparing yourself to others is normal. It’s a trait inherent to us humans, regardless of age. Everyone compares themselves to others at some point in their lives. It can start as early as childhood, when you might have envied your classmate for being a ‘cooler’ kid than you were. This continues well into adulthood. Our comparisons don’t even change much. We have cooler colleagues who get promoted before us or just seem to be doing better at life even if they’re in the same position. However, it's counter-productive to compare yourself to others, and in this article we share why.