And no one will know if I decide to skip my workouts for the week.
Of course, that milkshake is going to make the workout tougher to endure, if I do it at all. And if I choose to skip exercise, it’s that much harder to start back again next week….
It can be so easy to justify behavior in the moment, with the base rationale being, ‘no one will ever know’.
The truth is, it shows.
If you are cheating on your diet or your taxes or your spouse, it shows. You’re not fooling anyone but yourself.