Posts tagged behavior change
Train Your Body Not Your Ego

One of the biggest mistakes that is made in the fitness world is lifting to impress the ego, rather than lifting for health and wellness. What I am talking about is trying to lift weight that is completely too heavy, as well as, trying to perform cardio like they are 18 again.

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Behavior Changes That Help You Manage Weight Loss

Setting the right goals is an important first step. Most people trying to lose weight focus just on weight loss. However, you’ll be more successful if you focus on nutritional and exercise changes that lead to long-term weight change. Successful weight managers select no more than two or three goals at a time.

Effective goals are Specific and Attainable. “Exercise more” is a commendable ideal, but it’s not specific. “Walk five miles every day” is specific and measurable, but is it attainable if you’re just starting out? “Walk 30 minutes every day” is more attainable, but what happens if you’re held up at work or there’s a thunderstorm? “Walk 30 minutes, five days each week” is specific, attainable, and forgiving. In short, a great goal!

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Peace of mind: Meditation for beginners

Meditation is an invaluable tool for relaxation. It has many health benefits. It wards off the physical damage caused by stress and boosts your immunity by relaxing your mind and body. So how do you start meditating? Here are a few simple steps on how to learn to meditate.

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Happiness Is A Choice You Make

If you are not a happy person that is a choice you are making.  You have full control over your life and the decisions that you make.  There are many factors which people measure happiness.  Some people think money is happiness. Unfortunately, most of those people are miserable with what they do daily to make their money.

You might look at people who appear to have everything and you think you want to be like them.  These things may be wealth, possessions or even status.  We tend to forget material things and titles don’t create happiness.  Happiness is a choice that comes from inside you.

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CAN'T vs WON'T updated

In the past 27 years as a coach I have probably been told “I can’t” no less than at least twice a day by a client or someone asking for advice. Every time I hear “I can’t” I have proven to that person that they can but just won’t. Sometimes it’s fear but most of the time it’s laziness. I say it’s laziness because it requires effort to do something that they have never done before.

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Stop Procrastinating, NOW!

Do you put off your tasks for later, only to find your deadlines are creeping in? Then you, my friend, are one of the millions of people afflicted by the procrastination virus. Procrastination is the biggest reason for loss of productivity and poor quality of work. Though many will not admit it, they would benefit greatly if they started their work on time.

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If You Could Zoom In On Your Life

If you could take a photo of your life today and then zoom in on something special or important which part of your life would you choose? Would it be something that upsets you or something that brings a smile to your face?

If your photo was a movie, would you like the positive experience to continue or do you wish the negative experience had never happened? If you could relive this part of your life again, would you? If not, why wouldn’t you?

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