• Don’t start your day on an empty stomach. At least have a fruit or a cup of milk within 15 minutes of getting up in the morning. You need the energy to make the breakfast for your family and yourself.
  • Avoid long gaps in between your main meals. Carry some healthy mini snack with you always in case you are working out of home or are in office.
  • Avoid finishing your child’s left over meals. Over eating like this will not help anyone.4. Avoid always being the one to eat the leftover meals. Try to learn to cook a moderate amount so that there is not food left over for the next day.
  • Try and make a habit of drinking water regularly.
  • Try to prepare a dish you love at least once a fortnight. It’s not always about what your husband or child love to eat. Treat yourself too with the foods you have always eaten as a child.
  • Eating your meals before at a certain time before your husband does is not a crime. Or at-least eat your meals with your family and not alone after everyone else has finished their meal.
  • Try and keep regular sleep and exercise timings.
  • Learn to say “no” when you can’t.
  • Always ask for help when you need it.
  • You are a wife or a mom not a superwomen or supermom. Learn to be realistic with your expectations of yourself.
  • Love your body the way it is and don’t indulge in mindless “crash diets”.
  • Practice and you won’t have to preach. Remember your child will learn by
  • Don’t feel guilty about being compassionate and kind to yourself.

Remember Health is a relationship between you and your body. Nurture this relationship.