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Looking Forward

I was at a seminar yesterday and heard a great quote...

Windshields were made bigger than rear view mirrors for a reason... So we spend more time looking forward and less time looking back

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There is no secret

Once I realized there is no secret to losing weight and getting in shape, it set me free. I could focus on simply eating less and moving more instead of wasting time and money trying every "secret" that comes down the line.

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Point, Counterpoint! Argue yourself to a new, healthy life.

When I feed myself excuses: I don't want to exercise today. I'm too tired, for example... I immediately counter with the opposite argument: Yes, I'm tired, but so what? Exercise will give me energy and stamina. Or if I'm eyeballing a piece of cake I think...It will taste delicious, but oh, the sugar...

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water

Drink your water don't sip on it all day and THINK you are getting in enough. Also you may need to get in more than 64 oz a day to lose. I have to drink 120oz or more in a day to lose. It gets easy with time. I use to gag on it but now I don't mind so much.
Your body needs the water to flush out ...

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Do a little more

I always try to do just a little more than before... in everything. Examples: I used to brush my teeth leaning on the counter. One day, I made a conscious decision to remain standing upright, the next day I started moving my feet while I brushed. When I'm working out on the treadmill, I try to st...

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