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Simple Steps to Change Your Life

Sunday, September 09, 2012

How to let go of what's holding you back
Most of us would like to make positive changes in our lives, but old habits and beliefs are hard to shake. The way our minds work is a big part of the reason why.

Memories of the past dominate our subconscious thoughts, playing and replaying in our heads like videotapes. If these mental tapes tell us that a cigarette will help us relax, then it will be difficult to quit smoking…if the tapes tell us that overeating cheers us when we’re depressed, then it will be difficult to lose weight…and if the tapes remind us that previous attempts at self-improvement failed, we might not try again....

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Enjoy the read and have a great day! Donna

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BECCA324 9/16/2012 11:59AM

    Great advice!

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PRAIRIECROCUS 9/14/2012 5:25PM

    Onwards, and upwards !

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/10/2012 11:16AM

    Great advice!!

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BRAVELUTE 9/10/2012 7:32AM

    Thanks for the link. It's not just a read. It's a note taking session. I know I could add it to my favorites, but it's a holdover habit from school that still works for me. emoticon

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IMREITE 9/10/2012 12:37AM

    Simple steps can be the best ideas.

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WINDSONG27 9/9/2012 7:52PM

    Love. Wow. Some amazing thoughts there.

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GRATEFUL_BEING 9/9/2012 7:30PM

  Thank you I am struggling with wanting to pig out today!

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HELEN_BRU 9/9/2012 11:52AM

    I've subscribed! Thanks!!

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MICKEYMAX 9/9/2012 11:43AM

    Thanks for the insight!

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KIMMARIE11 9/9/2012 11:39AM

    Thank you for the link to the wonderful article on active steps to take to make a change. I enjoyed all of his suggestions and have bookmarked the site to revisit.

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