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You can change the path of your life from dark to light or from negative to positive. Every time you focus on the positive you are bringing more light into your life & you know that light removes all darkness. Gratitude, love, kind thoughts, words & actions bring light and eliminate darkness.
Old way: Fall off the bandwagon when having a "bad" day with food and immediately stop my healthy eating program.
I have learned not to give up and beat myself down when I get off track. I realize I'm human and I'm not perfect. I try to pin point what made me go off track. I look for triggers. Once I recognize them, I strive to correct them. I try to keep all negativity out of my life.
Every once in a while, a holiday can't hurt!
Feeling stressed. Petting a kitten and listening to it purrr at your is incredibly relaxing. Come home from work and pickup your kitten and pet it behind the ears and you'll feel the stress disintegrating as you listen to the purrrrrrrr-ing.
No matter what the scale says, it doesn't change how you feel or how you look. In fact, it means very little in the grand scheme of things. Expect nothing and any loss will be a pleasant surprise and cause for celebration.