motivation

The Best Book on Success Ever Written?

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I just had the opportunity to read what may be the best book on success ever written. Well, I didn’t actually read it, because, as of this writing, it hasn’t been published. But I did get to read a long excerpt of it, and promptly pre-ordered it on Amazon, something I suggest you do immediately, […]

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I Ate Ice Cream for Breakfast!

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Sunday morning, Michelle and I ate ice cream for breakfast. It gets worse. We also ordered gluten-free pizza from Domino’s. And yes, I’m telling you this for a reason. Tweet

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Infographic: Heart-Healthy Moving Advice

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Infographic design and illustration by Kena Ravel for MyMove Tweet

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13 Ways to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays

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Are you afraid the holidays will derail your diet?  They don’t have to! The key to sticking to your diet and eating healthy is mental toughness. That means there are no shortcuts to dieting, even at the holidays. You either adhere to a healthy diet or pay the price of gaining weight, sickness and disease. […]

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The Tyranny of Motivation

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If I had to pick the one question I’m asked most frequently, it would almost certainly have to be this: How do I get motivated? Well, get ready to be shocked by my answer: You don’t need motivation. Oh, sure, it’s nice to feel really gung ho about your new eating plan and about the […]

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My #1 Tip for Weight Loss Motivation

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From time to time—OK, OK, everyday—I’m asked for tips about motivation. Here’s what I think: Motivation comes and goes. It’s just a feeling. It’s lovely to have, sure, and you get all inspired and busy when you have it, but the fact is you can’t count on it. Motivation is really just about “feelin’ it”, […]

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I Was An Out of Shape Drug Addict – Part II

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In Part I of my story I told you how I stopped drugs and drinking, started lifting weights and eventually became a personal trainer. This was the era of the low-fat diet, mind you, and it was almost universally accepted that the only way to lose weight was to eat fewer calories, do some form […]

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I Was An Out of Shape Drug Addict – Part I

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Although I am 65 years I’m in the best shape of my life. Give or take two pounds, I’m the same weight now as I was 20 years ago, when I first started my own long journey towards health, healing and a healthy weight. You see, I wasn’t always in great shape. In fact I […]

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