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How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?

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Take it slow

When we start a lifestyle change to shed those pounds our perfect vision is we eat healthy one day, go to bed, wake up and all the weight is gone. Unfortunately it doesn't work that way. My secret to part of my success is taking it slow. When you take it slow you learn about your body and what trigg...

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Each Minute is a New Opportunity

So you "messed up" again and now you've given yourself license to eat whatever you think you need or want. "I'll never be anything different and I'll always be fat... its just to hard day after day after day of depriving myself...."

Yeah, I've said that to myself too. But it occurred to me t...

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Know your worth!!

You have to decide what you are worth, you can't let anyone else do that for you!!!!!! You have to decide what steps you are going to take and if they are going to be worth it!!!! Whether you are on this journey to lose weight, get healthier, feel better about yourself, live longer, build muscles,...

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Love yourself 1st

Love yourself first and everything else falls in line.
You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
By Lucille Ball
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Change Your Attitude By Being Positive

First, surround yourself with positive, supportive people. Have a frank talk with your family about your goals and how you'd like them to support your efforts. Family and friends are not mind readers. Learn to communicate your needs in a positive way for more positive results. Share your goals. ...

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how to feel good

find someone you know who appreciates your work

find yarn to match their personality

find a knitting pattern for their personality

knit up a hat and scarf

present it to them on a cold gloomy day

gave it to my doctor during the appointment . watching him run around...

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Accentuate the Positive


"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
~ Norman Vincent Peale
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You must love yourself...

Until I made it my mission to be a happy person, nothing worked.

After really taking the time to get to know myself & what I want out of this life....the weight melted off. I followed the typical cliche, we have all heard a million times - STOP dieting & start living.

I changed my life...

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When you can't exercise

Sometimes it's hard to stay motivated when you are disabled in such a way that you are unable to exercise. You read all this stuff about "just get moving" and you feel frustrated and hopeless. I tend to feel misunderstood and angry.

As I try to learn a better way to cope with lack of exerc...

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Expectations . . .


"We tend to get what we expect."
~ Norman Vincent Peale


I wrote a nice 2000 word essay on this sub...

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