Reaching Your Goals Using R & R

You can cut, glue, and, paste all kinds of wonderful pictures to a piece of tag board but unless you take some kind of action you will end up with just a bunch of wishes hanging on your wall.

Aaaah good old R&R. I never seem to get enough of it.

But this post isn’t about the Rest & Relaxation type of R & R. It is about a cousin of sorts.

I’m talking about Remind & Repetition. That is how I’m working on achieving my goals.

Neuroscience (don’t worry I’m not going scientist on you) says that in order to create a new habit you need to frequently remind yourself of what you want.

Making a vision board is the first step to creating your future reality. You have to actually spend time thinking about what you really want. Then you capture those ideas on either a physical or digital (or both) vision board. That board is then placed so you can see it several times a day.

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You vs. Inner Voice or Who Is In Charge Here Anyway?

Stop self-sabotaging your weight loss goals. Stop arguing with your inner voice. Stop the endless You vs. Skin Suit fight.

Are you tired of self-sabotaging your weight loss goals? Are you tired of arguing with yourself? Are you sick and tired of the same old weight loss advice? Low calorie, low carb, points, protein shakes, etc.

The truth is that you will lose weight by following the rules of any one of the plans that you choose.

Did you catch that? Following the rules? Why is it so hard to follow the rules? Why do you feel such strong resistance to change? You want one thing but your Skin Suit wants something else.

baby-155178_640 (1) Resistance: A good example of recognizing Skin Suit’s voice: You have (once again) puchased the newest diet plan and have decided that this is finally the one.  You are determined to follow the diet guidelines exactly.

Off you go for the day full of determination. You no sooner get to work and someone mentions that there are donuts in the break room. Your Skin Suit starts nagging on you that you should really go get one before the good ones are all gone. You are determined to follow your diet. Your Skin Suit starts acting like a naughty toddler in the candy aisle at the grocery store. You can actually feel the temper tantrum going on in your brain!

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