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How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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During Times when you CAN'T workout

I've often been discouraged when, after being 'good' for so long, I hit my T.O.M. week. During this week, I CAN NOT do my normal activities. I always feel like it's a set back in my month and an obstacle to my fitness. And, believe me, I do NOT have a good track record with OBSTACLES.
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How to really win friends and influence people

In these days of social media it's easy to snap back at the ridiculous comments so many people seem to post. Bust just because they disagree with our views doesn't mean they are not worth knowing. I find it more and more important to listen much more than I speak. I have found a few ways that wor...

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Be honest with yourself

On certain days I just want to be miserable. You know those days, you feel crummy, it is hot out, it is humid and I just want to be miserable. It is easy to take it out on your support network, aka. friends or family. Be honest with yourself on days like that. Recognize what you are doing. Reco...

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Pick a Mantra

Pick a saying that speaks to you. It can change over your journey.

Currently, for me, I think of food "set backs" as flat tires. You wouldn't pop the other three tires because of one flat. You aren't happy about the flat, it is definitely upsetting and inconvenient, but you fix it and move f...

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my life is not your story to tell


My life is not your Story to tell



My life. My choices. My mistakes. My lessons. Not your business. Mind your own problems before you talk about mine. My life is not your story to tell.

Before you judge my life, my past or my character, walk in my shoes, walk the path I have...

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Keeping the "it" out of my home

This is a really old one, but so true. Yet time after time over the years I do self talk while shopping and say I will buy this for my DH, or DS and his family. Might I just add here that both DS and DH say I really don't need this (as they are eating away) and if it wasn't here I would not be eat...

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Come on and get with it..

In today's time there are a lot of ways coming at you in all directions good ones and bad ones.. They are billboards and internet and all the commercials selling the weight loss pill to flush out all the fat.. The only things getting fat is their wallet and bank account.... So before you give these ...

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11 Tips for Staying Positive

Maintaining your positive attitude is critical when you want to achieve anything… or just to improve the quality of your life. Most success literature will talk about the power of positive thinking and how important it is. It’s often easier said than done.

Today we’ll look at 11 tips for main...

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Become your own best friend

Coming from a person who was accustomed to calling themselves "fat" "ugly" "cow" and pretty much belittling themselves for years, I have seen a major difference in my weight loss and energy levels just from changing the way I talk to myself. I no longer call myself names. I know that I am beautiful,...

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Don't just Dream Do IT..

After a while and when you discover you have been a Couch Potato for too long.. You need to change you way of thinking.. Think like a Athlete become the one who wants to do it.. If you think it is hard.. I will say no to that cause I was there and you don't believe that.. If I can change my attitude...

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