I live a conscious life in this weight loss journey. For example, I consciously eat only when am hungry, I am conscious of my calories, I deliberately workout on scheduled days, I am alive to my body to be sure I look better each day. I deliberately face my fears and exalt my strength.
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With the help of "Word" I made and framed three decorative plaques that hang by my bathroom mirror, so that they are the first thing I see in the morning. The first is Joshua 24:15, "Choose God," next is Ps. 118:24 "Choose Joy," and finally one from me that says, "Choose Health."
Since our lives are determined by our choices, why not make those choices deliberately and consciously?
Change negative thoughts to a positive as soon as you catch yourself having one
Many if not all of us have a a set of beliefs or thoughts about ourselves or a situation. You may even be consciously aware of a few of them but the truly scary thing is that many of us tell ourselves these thoughts over and over so often they become unconscious. So, pay attention to those "tapes" you are replaying to yourself and when you catch a negative one, actively and consciously replace it with a more positive statement. You may even have to say it out loud to yourself in the beginning.
Temptation.....every day I pray to God to NOT lead me into temptation today....when I consciously do this, I consciously make a decision to resist the temptation of all the "extra" calories that are brought into my place of work. I have no control over what is brought into the office to "share", however, I DO have control over what is placed into my mouth. God is good and takes care of those who ASK for His divine help! It works for me and it'll work for you!
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