There is ALWAYS someone worse off than you. ALWAYS! Someone will always have diabetes, cancer, AIDS, HIV a disease of some sort, will be homeless, not have money for food, not have a family, not have something that you have ... so next time you want to whine or complain when the going gets rough think before you speak!
I have lost everything I own except the clothes on my back in a house fire, I know what it feels like to be homeless in a second.
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I used to think that if I ate healthy, I would get into the habit of eating healthy and it would "become second nature." But now I think it isn't the healthy eating that becomes second nature. It is the vigilance, creating healthy opportunities, insisting on healthy options, bringing your own snacks and lunch to work, modifying orders in restaurants, etc. that becomes second nature. What becomes second nature is putting your health first and doing what it takes to maximize it.
Every time I get up from my computer to go to the restroom, I do intervals of 20 seconds jumping jacks,10 seconds rest; 20 seconds high knees, 10 seconds rest; 20 seconds jump rope followed by 10 seconds rest. And finally, I do 20 squats or 20 wall pushups. It wakes me up and allows me to add a few extra fitness minutes into my day. It really adds up.
Ten seconds is not a long time. Five seconds is even shorter. When you start feeling like you're ready to give up, just hang in there for another ten seconds. Wow! You're ten seconds closer to your goal! That wasn't hard; now do another ten seconds. Before you know it, you'll have finished as planned.
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