A Guide to Empowerment and Self-Control

Written by JLee Davis

by JLee Davis

Chantrepparttar following each day, several times. They are mantras that will save your life -

- The choice to do nothing is still a choice and yields nothing.

- I am responsible for my body. If I donít take responsibility, who will?

- I make choices daily as to how I'm going to fuel my body.

- I will STAY aware

- Choice IS control

Control is what you gain once you realize that no one will take care of you. You might think its ok to live with our grown children when we are infirm, but we both know, you and I, that this isn'trepparttar 131216 case. We would regret imposing on them, atrepparttar 131217 prime of their lives. We would resent being infirm and therefore feel sorry for ourselves.

There is no guarantee against illness, but you and I also know thatrepparttar 131218 eating patterns that brought you to this place are going to make you very ill eventually, if you don't change them starting now. You are inrepparttar 131219 process of growing toward self-healing. And what a wondrous process that is!

You must decide to do that yourself.

It sounds like a negative realization. Onrepparttar 131220 contrary, it will be one ofrepparttar 131221 most freeing moments of wisdom you will ever feel.

BECAUSE Ė once you realize that your health is up to you and you alone, you are free to move toward healing.

Control gives usrepparttar 131222 freedom to write our own destiny and dreams. That which we desire, control gives us a shot at. We want to be healthy and only WE ourselves can achieve that goal. No one can take that step to make us healthier. So by developing control functions, we better equip ourselves forrepparttar 131223 task of whipping our poor bodies into shape.

10 tips to weight loss

Written by rebook srs

Weight Loss Tip Stretch your meals out. Don't eat too fast. Your stomach, mouth and brain are all connected and it takes twenty minutes of chewing before your stomach signals your brain that you are full. To feel full and successfully lose weight on any weight loss program, you need to eat slowly for twenty minutes or longer. Weight Loss Tip Drinking eight glasses of water a day is important to your health, your normal diet and will help lose weight. Water is necessary forrepparttar metabolism of your stored fat. Weight loss cannot occur without an active metabolism which requires large quantities of water. Weight Loss Tip The more positive your self-esteem,repparttar 131213 better you feel about yourself,repparttar 131214 faster and easier it will be for you to lose weight. When you are self-confident, you are better able to take charge of your life. Weight Loss Tip If you go on a fat free or low fat diet, you also cut out much ofrepparttar 131215 taste ofrepparttar 131216 foods you eat. Addrepparttar 131217 flavor back with herbs and spices. Strong flavors such as vinegar, garlic, chili powder, cayenne, curry powder, rosemary and tarragon can be used to doctor up any food you are eating. Weight Loss Tip Increase your metabolism by as much as forty percent by using hot and spicey foods. Research has been done that shows spicey foods can increase your metabolism. For double duty, give up fat filled mayonnaise for mustard and add hot peppers to your food for greater flavor and increased metabolism. Weight Loss Tip Negative emotions will also interfere with your weight loss program. It's difficult to stay motivated to lose weight when you feel bad. Overeating often accompanies negative emotions such as depression, anxiety, fear, guilt and anger. Try to keep a positive attitude throughout your life. Weight Loss Tip To lose weight faster, reduce your intake of caffeine. Caffeine leads to an increase of insulin in your body which retardsrepparttar 131218 burning of your stored fat.This is a simple chemical reaction in your body that you can change. Reduce your caffeine intake by 50% and see what happens.

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