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Celebrating Our Wisdom Within.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Why is it we are not comfortable with the wisdom
of our bodies. We give the scales the power to
determine our "well-being" and feel victimized
when our bodies refuse to cooperate with our
manipulations. Often these feelings manifest
as anger towards our very bodies that love
and support us. This is crazy thinking at
its worst.

We become dependent on outside formulas
such as calories in and calories out and expect
to read the scale as if we would check our
bank balance at the end of the month.

We forget that our bodies have agendas beyond
our weight loss goals. Sometimes these agendas
feel mysterious, unknowable and frustrating.
It comes back to love and trust. Instead of feeling
alienated from our bodies, we can choose to honor
the wisdom that is embodied within us. It is
important to remember that it was this very
alienation often cause our weight gain in the
first place.

A wise person once said that we grow and
change best in an environment of love. I am
learning that it is in this environment my
body responds best to my intentions even
if it is not always on my schedule.

Think about it; would you talk to your
children the way you talk to your body
and yourself when you gain or do not lose
the weight you expected to lose? Be
patient, loving, consistent, and committed
and I promise you will see the results you
want, just not on the schedule you plan.
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GRAMMACATHY 9/16/2012 4:02PM

    Well said.

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MAGGIEVAN 9/15/2012 4:03AM

    So true! Thank you for sharing. It is almost the same way that I feel. We are so much more than a number on a scale. Be blessed.

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RAINBOWFALLS 9/13/2012 2:17PM

    good advice

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ELAYNE39 9/13/2012 1:17PM

    Thanks for commenting on my blog. Glad you got something out of it. Everything will turn out okay in the end, we just need to have the patience and perseverance to see it through. Great blog!

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NEPTUNE1939 9/13/2012 1:02PM

    Sound advice for those that only listen to their cravings that are detrimental to the body, Earl emoticon

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