After I had Rowan, I lost 45 pounds, down 25 from pre-pregnancy, by adopting dozens of little rules in my life that led to good habits.
One of the simplest is no drinking alcohol while eating. I could have a drink before or after dinner, but this prevented me from mindlessly downing glasses of wine while dining. This tiny step reduced my alcohol intake significantly and made the before and after dinner drinks more special and satisfying.
Are there actions that you can unpair in your life to lead to healthier habits? Some ideas: no eating while watching TV or no phones at the dinner table.
It's these little changes that add up to a significant impact.