The real reason we don’t want to track food is the same reason we don’t want to look at our bank account.
If we don’t see a set of parentheses in red, then we can pretend that we’re fine. Eventually, payday will come through, and all will be well again. In the meantime, we won’t have to acknowledge the red parentheses.
But things that feel fine can still be wrong, and measuring means admitting what’s wrong so you can fix it.
People in financial stress aren’t scared of changing their situation, they’re overwhelmed when looking at the big picture of their debt. They don’t know where to start, but a financial counselor at their church or company does.
And that financial counselor doesn’t know where to start in reconstructing his home after it burned down, but a carpenter does.
One thing is for sure, you can’t know the fire is out unless you take a good look at it.
It’s best to extinguish the fire before rebuilding your home.
If you want some help with that fire, have you seen we are running a nutrition challenge in January?
If you felt this post pretty hard, I’d skip the wait and start one on one. Hit me with the DM.