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"Come back to the middle"
Somedays are more difficult to others to get through...even as you check each box on the TO DO list, there needs to be a safe place within yourself where you can go to find peace...Today was one of those days...completed my workout fine, ate fin... Read more
Change your perspective and change your life!
It's amazing how a slight shift in perspective can make all the difference...A part of exercise may always be seen as a chore, but with the right selection fitting them into your schedule comes so much easier; the same for foods, learning more a... Read more
Keep moving out of your comfort zone to better!
Still working on the reconstruction of my plans...the last revised plan is still working for me in that I haven't gained any weight back. Now that I have taken my little one back to college, it time to take this to the next level, to keep moving... Read more
Revisit, revise and revitalize
We are all masterpieces in progress with the goal to live a healthier lifestyle...We picked a long-term goal, then broke that down to into mid-term and short-term goals...We've examined what we eat, when we eat even how we eat (slowing down to s... Read more
Cheer yourself on!
It's great to hear other's support you, but the power of being able to look yourself in the mirror, give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done even if it's just a small step in the right direction and cheer yourself on...PRICELESS!... Read more
Stick with it...you can do it!
"When the going gets tough, the tough gets going"---
Just a little pep self-talk...Stick with it...you can do it. ... Read more
Fear not, change is natural!
I usually focus on my workout, my thinking as I journey, the foods/nutrients and physical well-being...but the time is drawing near for my little one to return to college...this time next week will bring out consistent time together to a close..... Read more
Enjoy the new you!
Change is often slow and gradual...enjoy each phase of the experience...and enjoy the new you...no matter how small the change may be, as long as it is putting and keeping you moving in the direction you want to go!... Read more
Balance your life!
No more juggling...every time I say that it carried a less than positive picture, so chaotic...my new term is balance...it may sound a little silly but words have a power effect...found my balancing board and working to make it a part of my dail... Read more
Think small and achieve big!
The big picture is so very big to take on all at one time...so chopping it down to sizes that I can handle has made a big difference...Instead of saying I need to lose 35 lbs, I asked for 1 pound each week and grateful if I remained the same wei... Read more
Renew yourself daily!
It's important to celebrate each goal that has been reached. It is also important to pay attention to the details and our commitment to our goals. It's all the small things that have come together to make the goals reached possible. Renew yourse... Read more
Accentuate the positive!
Positive self-talk is a great tool I use all the time to move me along the journey to a healthier lifestyle... I don't know how many people use the calendars on their computer like I do, but yesterday I sprinkled my calendar with some of my favo... Read more
Be all of who you are!
Last night I was watching Catwoman, the movie for the 100th time, and the following line jumped out at me while I was contemplating the new smoking level I would be attempting starting today.
“By accepting who you are, all of who you are, y... Read more
Step up to the plate!
When you start on a new journey, there's always a bit of apprehension...fear that you won't be successful...What is often overlooked is the opportunity...to be successful...if it doesn't work, you've lost nothing, but if it does, the gains are i... Read more
Become a totally responsible person!
To summarize my experiences so far as I move closer to a healthier lifestyle, I am becoming a totally responsible person. I've always considered myself a responsible person, looking for the silver lining, lending a helping hand whenever I could ... Read more