“Why are you going to choose failure when success is an option?” ― Jillian Michaels
“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!” ― Jillian Michaels
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“Ask yourself this: How much deprivation, how much self-effacement must you suffer through before you act on your desire for meaning and fulfillment? Before it’s your turn to thrive in your life, instead of barely surviving it? Some people live their dreams. Why not you?” ― Jillian Michaels
“Having the right to happiness means having the right to earn it, not having it given to you without effort and action on your part.” ― Jillian Michaels, Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life
“Once you see how strong you are physically, it transcends into all other facets of your life.” ― Jillian Michaels
“I am doing the best I can given what I have today.” ― Jillian Michaels, Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life
Our society tends to regard as a sickness any mode of thought or behavior that is inconvenient for the system and this is plausible because when an individual doesn't fit into the system it causes pain to the individual as well as problems for the system. Thus the manipulation of an individual to adjust him to the system is seen as a cure for a sickness and therefore as good. — Theodore J. Kaczynski
What drains your spirit drains your body. What fuels your spirit fuels your body. — Caroline Myss (Anatomy of the Spirit)
A crowd whose discontent has risen no higher than the level of slogans is only a crowd. But a crowd that understands the reasons for its discontent and knows the remedies is a vital community, and it will have to be reckoned with. I would rather go before the government with two people who have a competent understanding of an issue, and who therefore deserve a hearing, than with two thousand who are vaguely dissatisfied.But even the most articulate public protest is not enough. We don't live in the government or in institutions or in our public utterances and acts, and the environmental crisis has its roots in our lives. By the same token, environmental health will also be rooted in our lives. That is, I take it, simply a fact, and in the light of it we can see how superficial and foolish we would be to think that we could correct what is wrong merely by tinkering with the institutional machinery. The changes that are required are fundamental changes in the way we are living. — Wendell Berry (The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays)
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. — Albert Schweitzer
I believe that the community - in the fullest sense: a place and all its creatures - is the smallest unit of health and that to speak of the health of an isolated individual is a contradiction in terms. (pg. 146, Health is Membership) — Wendell Berry (The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays)
Purchase smaller dining and kitchen utensils: If one of your problems in achieving your weight loss goals is to control your food intake, then it is time to purchase smaller dining and kitchen utensils. When you have such things, you would be cooking lesser amounts of foods. Aside from that, it would also help in limiting your portions.
Avoid mayonnaise as much as possible: Mayonnaise contains lots of calories and fats; and, they are usually added on different types of foods that people love to eat. Lots of sandwiches are filled with mayo, as well as other foods items. Thus, it is best to be careful in ordering foods in restaurants, since they can contain lots of mayo either added to the food itself, or as dressing.
Hit the grocery store only after eating: When you visit the grocery store, you would have a tendency to purchase lots of food items if you are feeling hungry. It can even tempt you to buy foods that are loaded with fats and calories, when you give in to your cravings. Therefore, it is a good idea to eat, even just a light snack, prior to visiting the grocery store, so that you can avoid the temptation of purchasing more than what you need.
Learn to say no: you can say no to anything that you think will only cause you harm like eating bad food, taking alcohol, doing stressful events, losing sleep over something and any other stressful things that will only lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Saying no to these will do you well.
Try Tea Tree Oil: For athlete's foot reach for tea tree oil an extract of the leaves of an Australian tree. It appears to have antiseptic properties and may work as well as or better than over-the-counter antifungal products. Apply a light coating of the oil to affected areas two to three times a day; continue for a week or two after symptoms disappear.
Avoid salt as much as you can: Eating foods that are high in salt content is not a good idea if you want to lose weight. This is because salt can facilitate water retention in your body, as well as bloating. In addition, it can also put you at risk to high blood pressure and certain heart diseases.
Reward yourself each time you lose a number of pounds: When you are able to reach your short term goals, it is a good idea to reward yourself each time. Although losing a number of pounds can already be rewarding, treating yourself for your favorite meal, going out with your friends, or buying something new, can provide you with more motivation to continue doing the things that helped you lose weight.