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Eliminate 2 Phrases From Your Vocabulary

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful “Your language shapes the way you approach your goals. … 1. Swap ‘but’ for ‘and’ You might be tempted to say, “I want to go to the movies, but I have work to do.” Instead, Roth suggests saying, “I want […]

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HOW I'M DOING TIPS & TOOLS

Ease Up The Search For One Action Solutions

There isn’t going to be one food or one diet action that makes you lose all the fat you want to lose. It’s a conglomeration of a lot of simple, easy, little actions that gets you where you want to be. It doesn’t have to be slow either. What if you lost most of the […]

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Are You Hungry?

Am I hungry? I am not. Am I hungry? No. You sure? I am not hungry, so shut up. You say no, but your actions say yes. You eat anyway. Boundaries need to be repaired. You’ve got a huge leak, when you say no, but act yes. Retrain your brain to accept no as the […]

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Unfixate Yourself

Tell the voices in your head, no, I’m not going to do that. Tell them no. You’re in charge. Not them. They’re only there to assist not to commandeer your thoughts and take you over. You’re you, not them. Those are only suggestions that you fixate on. Unfixate yourself. You can do it. I know […]

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Performing CPR On Yourself

Please pause for 2 minutes and read this: 1. Let’s say it’s 7.25pm and you’re going home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job. 2. You’re really tired, upset and frustrated. 3. Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to drag out into your arm and up […]

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EXERCISE TIPS & TOOLS

A Motivating Tool|Or Exercise

Yes, making lists is a form of exercise – mental/brain and physical. For me, rarely if ever do I follow the list. It’s the making of one that motivates me to get going again. It doesn’t matter at what. One thing leads to another thing is the continuing motivating force that leads to success in […]

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Do Better

We can all do better – at something – than we’re doing now. Choose what you can do better now, then do it. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight  

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WHY WAIT?

If I were thirty pounds lighter I would do this, do that, go here go there, accomplish something – everything I ever wanted to do, conquer all that needed to be conquered, make all my dreams come true, climb that mountain, reach the sky, be the star I know I am. Do it while you’re […]

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GOTTA HAVE RULES TIPS & TOOLS

LAY THE FOUNDATION FIRST

Right now I’m not so much concerned about weight, as I am focused on establishing new habits that will eventually lead to the weight loss I desire. Laying the ground work – the foundation – I am. P.S. I’m not sure if this is a rule or a tip. Guess I’ll go for both. No. […]

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EATING OUT TIPS & TOOLS

CUTTING BACK ON SALAD DRESSING

When I eat out and order a salad, the salad dressing is usually placed on the side of the plate or bowl. In the past I would pour the whole container of dressing over the salad, then ask for another one. Now what I do is keep it to the side and dip the veggies […]

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TAKE THE FIRST READING

Take the first reading on the scale and accept it – even if you think it’s wrong. When you buy produce at the market does the deli person weigh it over and over again hoping to get a lower reading for you? No. If they lift the produce once, twice, then replace it on the […]

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COFFEE

Decaffeinated coffee makes me hungry, even when it’s half decaf and half caffeinated. Caffeinated or regular coffee doesn’t. There’s a tipping point that I’ve discovered in myself regarding coffee and hunger. Now that I know what it is, I can manage it to my benefit.