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May Your Life Blossom Into Friskiness!

 

1.   Accept yourself as you are and as you are NOT. Celebrate your precious life!

2.   Quit shoulding on yourself; become a benevolent, kind, and wise observer.

3.   Notice that dieting is DIE plus T for torture.

4.   If we don't take time for wellness, we will take time for disease.

5.   My head and my heart make commitments my body can't keep!

6.   We change from the inside out.

7.   A healthy weight is managed in a skillful way, not controlled.

8.   An ounce of awareness and planning keeps you healthy and frisky!

9.   Put away the tough, disrespectful observer and become a benevolent one.

10. With my former self-talk patterns, I felt like I was walking down the street and my mind would mug me! Now, I embrace myself with deep respect.

11. I am not what I do, own, accomplish or weigh. I am a wonderful being just as I am.

12. Changing the size of your stomach (gastric surgery) does not change the hungers you are trying to fill.

13. We have become very sedentary, so to become active, we have to give our tush a push...and get moving.

14. Just because I make a mistake, I am not one. Mistakes are practice.

15. It's never too late to be what you could have been. Begin now. Begin flamboyantly!

16. Most often baby steps lead to success, but sometimes giant leaps are called for.

17. If you continue to do what you've always done, you'll continue to get what you've always gotten. 

18. Practice doesn't make perfect. Practice makes permanent. So, just begin again!

19. Stop the "Yeah, buts".

20. Before my life was stuck. My head had been up my ass, but the lights were out; now they're on! I'm changing for the better...one step at a time. My life has blossomed.

21. If I had a friend who treated me like I treat me, I wouldn't want to be around them. Be gentle. Be kind.

22. I'm allergic: I break out in fat all over my body (if I take in too many calories!). 

23. I have had hand to mouth disease, and would eat out-of-balance. Now harmony is restored. Ah...

24. Have a lot of "mouth fun" (pleasure in eating); it's important. Celebrate the sensual pleasures of foods.

25. At times, I can resist everything but temptation. So I try to set up my various environments to support my success at making healthier choices.

26. At potlucks and other events that have lots of foods, I may think, "So much food, so little time!" I make an effort to remember, it's not my last meal. I will be able to eat again! Go there to see the people, not the food!

27. Plan for the future, but live in the present.

28. Oh, freckles! Oh, holy petunias!

29. Give up all hope for a better past.

30. Free food comes with a cost.

31. You can't eat what's not there. Keep your different environments set up to support your success.

32. What crawled up me and died (when I find myself lost in compulsion and am grumpy towards others)? Isn't it my love for myself? So, just begin again...be gentle, be kind towards my self and forgiving.

33. I have often participated in "Dial a Compulsion," instead of healing root causes and exploring healthier options.

34. For those of you who indulge too often, you will bulge.

35. Be aware of the difference between mouth lust and mouth fun.

36. Transform "delight deficiency syndrome" (emotional depletion) with non caloric, no-cost self-nurturing treats.

37. I'm the Chairman of a Board of Directors made up of all the crazy people who live inside my head. I benefit from listening to all parts and making wise and skillful decisions.

38. When we eat in an unhealthy way, our body pings and knocks and bulges. Choosing to eat healthfully is making an amends towards my own body, mind, and spirit.

39. Continue suiting up and showing up. When you attend a class to explore new skills, if you bring your body along, eventually your mind will follow.

 

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