Consistency v Extremes

It's kinda funny how we are about things sometimes. We announce to ourselves, and maybe even friends, family, the world, that we want to lose weight. And we dive in full force with maximum effort +++. We go ALL OUT.

Have you ever done that? You kill it in the gym. Cardio for 45 minutes every day, so much resistance training that brushing your teeth is painful. Zero sweets. Motivational quotes on the mirror. A pair of 2-sizes-too-small jeans front and center in in your closet. And the attitude...

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Where the Rot Starts

We were looking for "safe" TV programming for our viewing pleasure on the nights our 8-year-old daughter, Elli, is with us. We decided on a few episodes of Netflix's "The Crown" series that, in Season 1, chronicles Queen Elizabeth's first years as queen. Very enlightening.

I never thought about it from the perspective of the burden it placed on her shoulders and the sacrifices made by her loved ones. Of course she was tempted (and attempted) many times to impose her own will on a situation...

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Break Up With Your Vice in 2 Easy Steps

VICES! Most of us normal people have one...or a few.

Some infamous ones include:

  • Drinking too much soda/soft drinks
  • Shopping as therapy
  • Chocolate
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Eating when bored (or stressed, sad, lonely, celebrating, etc.)
  • Facebook in excess
  • You Tube in excess

We love our vices, most of the time. Except when we take them too far and they cause us pain.

Ready to rid yourself of such a villain?

First, decide if you want to reduce or delete the behavior.

This is an important...

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