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Staying Positive Secrets

How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Out of It

Just had my gallbladder removed and wow...I'm totally out of it. Lots of abdominal pain, and trying to stay away from narcotic remedies.

I have to really watch what I eat, especially over the next 2 months until my body adjusts to the surgery.

I have to limit fatty foods. Fried chick...

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Some Helpful Hints

We've all been there. You know, that dark place where it feels like nothing short of a personal invitation from George Clooney will get you off the couch and into the gym. But whether you're battling workout boredom, weight loss plateaus, or injuries, you don't have to let any obstacle sidetrack you...

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Something FABULOUS is out there, taking shape, emerging, peeking, calling your name.

Something FABULOUS is out there, taking shape, emerging, peeking, calling your name.

Oh, so true. Yesterday, I had a great trip to the Dentist. Yes, I know, it isn't often that you have a great trip to the Dentist, but I have had four missing teeth for 4 months. I FINALLY got my new teeth yes...

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Positive Approach Today

This is a mixture of feelings and approaches that i take or try to take with me throughout the day.
Just like everyone else i know no one is perfect, but its the thought that counts. The whole principle of the fact. I use to struggle with the whole idea. My favorite color is black so i have blac...

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A Day Off

Everyone deserves a day off. Today is my day! When you work so hard and are diligent about getting healthy, you forget that rest and relaxation is part of that plan. Instead of beating yourself up for being 'lazy', instead give yourself permission to recuperate and heal.

It takes time, it ta...

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Your Thought Processes

You wake up after having slept a little, grab a breakfast you’re not really excited to eat on your way to a job you’re not really excited about. You spend your afternoon dreading going to the gym to work out after work. And you’re frustrated that you’re not losing weight.

Stress is real and h...

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WAS NOT A POSITIVE WEEKEND BUT HOPE TO TURN AROUND

I have been working out a minimum of 120 minutes a day. I only do 30 minutes at a time, so I do not get frustrated or burnt out. It has been good so far.

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fas...

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Hope for Me

Whatever you did or did not do for yourself today, you must not quit trying. You are important, your goals are important and you are worth it. Whatever we do in life we must never lose faith in God and hope for ourselves! I spent so much time creating bad habits and basking in laziness, it has all b...

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Natural Blues Busters (continued)

Soothe your soul with music. "Music alone with sudden charms can bind the wand'ring sense, and calme the troubled mind," wrote 17th century dramatist William Congreve. Twentieth century scientists say that's more than a poetic idea. In fact, when researchers asked over 500 adults what worked best...

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My Spark Secret

Alright I confess... I have been dieting my whole life. Like a yoyo my weight has gone up and down many times over my many years of dieting, and believe me it has been very difficult to stay positive. Maintaining weight can be tricky and discouraging. But like it or not we still need to be aware o...

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