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Reclaiming your life

Posted: Oct 29 in Blog by

We often contribute substantially to the problems and hardships in our lives.  We get into the habit of behaving a certain way, and tend to stick with these habits, even when they harm us or make us unhappy.  Will Rogers once said, “If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.”  I think it’s one […]

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Overcoming Adversity

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”  Dante Alighiere, Inferno All of us will eventually go through rough times in our lives.  It isn’t the strife that defines us; it is our response to our travails that demonstrates the […]

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Today Is the Perfect Day to Begin Your Journey to Becoming More Active

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

Don’t focus on obstacles.  When contemplating becoming more active we often think of reasons that we couldn’t possibly start today.  I’ll start when the kids are out of school.  I’ll start when soccer season is over.  I’ll get more active when I finish my project at work.  I’m just too busy to fit it in […]

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The Truth About Losing Weight

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

Calorie restriction is essential.  Weight loss will only happen with calorie restriction by some method.  There are many approaches to accomplishing this goal.  You should choose an approach that you’re comfortable with and believe you can stick to.  No three day wonder diet is likely to produce lasting results.  Be consistent with your diet plan, […]

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Dieting to Lose Weight

Posted: Aug 05 in Blog by

Reduce your calorie intake.  It is essential to reduce calorie intake in order to lose weight.  Regular exercise can boost the pace of weight loss a little, not a lot.  Yes, you can out eat any exercise habit.  Find a structured diet approach that you’re comfortable with and go for it. Be as consistent with […]

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