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Body Apology -Do You Owe Yours One?

Most of us are on this website because we want to lose weight. One of the hardest things you have to get past to make that happen is taming that monkey mind. That is the self criticism we all have. We don't like this or that about our bodies and we put ourselves down for any number of reasons, thund...

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Morning Miracle -Don't Hit That Snooze!

Are you one of those people that set your alarm for the last possible minute for you to get ready and get to where you need to be, whether its work or school? Do you hit that snooze button for as long as you think you can get away with it? If so, you are wasting one of the most valuable time perio...

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Infobesity and Other Things Holding You Back

Sitting is the new smoking is the latest health shocker. Doesn't matter if you work out an hour daily, if you are sitting for the rest of it your health risks are as much as a sedentary person. Didn't like hearing that one. No sir. The fact is we do a lot of sitting. Why? Screen time. TV. ...

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The Secret To Happiness

Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. Money can make you happy, but after your base needs are met, it doesn't make you much happier. It was thought that the more money you have the more possessions you have so it will make you happier. But recent research shows this is not so (poor little Ric...

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Two Wrongs Do Not Make a Right

So many of us have gone through the yo yo dieting rollercoaster. It starts out with good intentions. You are going great guns, losing weight, feeling good. Then life happens. Loss of a loved one. Life changing disease. Job loss. New boss that rides your butt. Stress of secondary education. ...

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Can't Eat It If Its Not There

One of the biggest lessons to be learned in a healthy lifestyle is if your favorite snack is present, you will eat it. This means you need to clear everything that is not conducive to reach your weight loss goal out of your home. Humans are short on will power. We are geared to giving ourselves...

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Turn A Minus Into A Plus: Positive Thinking

Its a tough journey we are on in this game of life. When things get tough all too often its easy to turn to your addiction of choice to drown your sorrows. For most of us its food. Make it easier on yourself by looking at things with a new perspective. If what happened is out of your control, wh...

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Track it To The Top!

I had been a bit of a yo yo dieter in my life. When I joined Curves, the added dimension of regular strength training caused me to lose some weight, but then I had hit a plateau in my weight loss. They held a Biggest Loser contest which I decided to join in on. They tried to help us lose weight ...

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Make It In The Morning

Hands down, morning exercise is worth fighting for. You are fresh, there are no excuses when you get up early enough. You get it done and out of the way. Bonus perk is that it energizes you for the rest of the day! It makes you hungry so you will eat that power breakfast and be able to reign in...

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Have Fun!!

Remember the old days before the electronics age? Kids got outside and just played. Imaginary games, hide and seek, climbing trees, what ever to keep them busy and having fun. The bonus was being active, not many obese kids back then.
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