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The tried-and-true habits that have helped you lose weight the right way.

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Track Exercise and Housework Activities Every Day to Help Keep Your Exercise Program Challenging

I find that tracking my exercise program is just as important as tracking my food intake. As with recording my food intake, I have the greatest success when I make it a point to track all of my exercise activities every day. Tracking lets me know what types of activities I am doing and how long I ...

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Do Not Cut Out Foods You Love

I have lost 75 lbs since February. What works for me may not work for others, but here is my advise:

I was watching This is Us last night ( one of my new favorite shows). One of the characters on the show struggles with weight and is trying to lose weight. Her boyfriend makes a joke about ea...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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Ahimsa...the kindness that gets forgotten

Practice being kind to yourself. Ahimsa means
'non-violence', People focus too much on the idea of physical violence that they forget how we harm ourselves and others with our words, and thoughts.

It's a journey. Have the cheesecake. Take each moment a step and breath at a time. It's the ...

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Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day to Feel Full and Eat Less


To help with my weight loss efforts I have been working to drink more water each day, and also to cut soda from my diet and replace it with water as my drink of choice.

Drinking 8 glasses of water each day helps me stay hydrated and avoid overeating. I have read articles about how peop...

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ASSESS YOUR MOTIVATION LEVEL

If you think you need to lose weight, then just get started. The time will never be perfect, and you’ll likely never be completely ready. It is becoming common practice for health professionals to assess one’s readiness for diet change, but the results from several studies totaling almost 4,000 peop...

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Getting a Slimmer Waist Line

Be prepared to change your diet. Getting a smaller waist will require weight loss, which cannot be achieved through exercise alone. You will also need to adhere to a healthy diet and reduce your calorie intake in order to really see results. You should find a trainer to help you calculate a proper a...

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Track the Foods (and Drinks) you Consume Every Single Day (Even those Small Snacks at the Office!)

I was most successful in my weight loss efforts when I took the time to track the foods I ate every single day. When I took the time to track the calories in that slice of cake I had at the office or the pizza slice one of my co-workers sent in my direction, it was a real eye-opener how the calorie...

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Laugh and Keep going..

OK.. You can laugh and know that you burn calories when you go into a full laugh.. Think of weight you think that carrying around.. Could you more around and call it exercise...? Running to the refrigerator is not considered exercise really..
Only eat food that you can catch and kill with a too...

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Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day to Feel Full and Eat Less


To help with my weight loss efforts I have been working to drink more water each day, and also to cut soda from my diet and replace it with water as my drink of choice.

Drinking 8 glasses of water each day helps me stay hydrated and avoid overeating. I have read articles about how peop...

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