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Getting Back On Track Secrets

Slip-ups are inevitable. What is the best way to get on track when things do not go according to plan?

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tips to being more connected with weight loss and self

We seem to get sidetracked when we go off on a binge, get disinterested,emotions out of whack etc. When I take time for myself is when I'm doing the best. When I see more value in my self is when I'm feeling the best. The paperwork, dishes, and all other tasks will be there 30 min, 1 hr even 2 hr fr...

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Trust your path

When you get through tough times, it feels like nothing is ever going to be the same again.
That is the best time to prove yourself wrong!
Sometimes you have to go against your own instincts, against your parents, siblings, friends or even partners approval and not let go of the path you have ...

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If you relapse...

DO NOT resolve to start again tomorrow. Start with the very next meal (obviously that might mean tomorrow if you're a midnight binger but if your cheat was a scone at Starbucks at 10am, don't blow it again at lunch).

Don't wait to start again on Monday. Start again now and put your 'sins' beh...

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"Determined, Dedicated, Discipline" I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don't!

It is so important to remain focused. This is the most difficult thing to do for most of us. Create a way of eating that is healthy and assist you in meeting your fitness goals. Remain consistent in your daily routine. Never quit. If you stumble, get back up. If possible, in your home create a exerc...

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Don't Say Tomorrow, Ever Again

Life is way too short as most of us that are getting older realize this all too much.

Our bodies are breaking down slowly, the older generation of family and friends are passing away and we've left ourselves in a place of saying, "Maybe tomorrow I will..."

What exactly are we waiting f...

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Get back on the track Jack

Well there are so many ways to slip off the track but you have to be careful cause once you get off unless you kept a journal the weight you had loss will come back.. I had to figure out when I started my Journey of loosing weight I wrote down why did I get up and head for something that I really di...

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Tell the Truth

I think most of us find it easy to log onto Sparkpeople and tell everyone about our successes. Just as important though, are our failures. Other people have fallen off the wagon, and still managed to become their own success story. I think sharing the failure is not just a way to berate ourselves...

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Organization is Key- ADD, OCD and Anxiety.

Do you suffer from anxiety? Perhaps Attention Deficit Disorder or things like these close in the realm of disorders?

I cannot tell you how many times things like a disorganized home would put me off to getting healthier because I was focusing so much on how disorganized I was! My OCD would d...

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Lying to Yourself

When you were a child did you ever find yourself at the eye doctors office and standing or sitting for a test being taken and trying to cheat your way through the test?

You know... when the doctor asks for a certain letter or row of letters and you find yourself squinting or moving your head ...

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Getting back on the wagon

Everyone has slip ups from time to time, my secret is to not beat myself up about it.
We can tend to feel down on ourselves for losing sight of our goals. This can lead to feeling depressed, or upset that I "fell off the wagon."

But remember- IT'S OKAY!!!!

You're definitely not th...

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