“If it didn’t come from the ground or the ocean or have a mother—don’t eat it. Think about it. Twinkies and Cheetos—what the hell are these? There’s no Twinkie tree, and I’m pretty positive that nothing ever gave birth to a Cheeto.” ― Jillian Michaels, Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss
“Why are you going to choose failure when success is an option?” ― 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
“You can look for external sources of motivation and that can catalyze a change, but it won’t sustain one. It has to be from an internal desire.” ― Jillian Michaels
“If I fall in love with a woman, that’s awesome. If I fall in love with a man, that’s awesome. As long as you fall in love… It’s like organic food. I only eat healthy food, and I only want healthy love!” ― Jillian Michaels
“Fitness isn’t about a crunch or a push up, it’s about taking your power back.” ― Jillian Michaels
We are stronger than we think. We have emotional, spiritual and even physical resources at our disposal. We may get knocked down, but we don’t have to stay down. — Steve Goodier
If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence. — Shannon L. Alder
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)
How was I supposed to concentrate on my mental health when my therapist was encased in orange sparkle madness? — E. Lockhart (The Treasure Map of Boys: Noel, Jackson, Finn, Hutch, Gideon—and me, Ruby Oliver (Ruby Oliver, #3))
As a survival-happy species, our successes are calculated in the number of years we have extended our lives, with the reduction of suffering being only incidental to this aim. To stay alive under almost any circumstances is a sickness with us. Nothing could be more unhealthy than to “watch one’s health” as a means of stalling death. The lengths we will go as procrastinators of that last gasp only demonstrate a morbid dread of that event. By contrast, our fear of suffering is deficient. — Thomas Ligotti (The Conspiracy Against the Human Race)
Have a macrobiotic lifestyle: having a life such as this means that you will live based on your life’s harmony with nature by having a good lifestyle and proper diet combined with your love and respect for the environment. There are many ways to do it especially today that people are becoming highly aware of the environmental problems we are experiencing.
Don’t skip breakfast: Breakfast is actually the most important meal of the day. Because of that, you should not skip it. Skipping breakfast is one of the best ways to become overweight. This is because, it can encourage binge eating for the reason that you would already feel too hungry when lunch time comes. Aside from that, it can also lower down your metabolism.
Get the support that you need: There is no need to be alone when it comes to dieting. Although other members of your family may not follow a diet, they can actually support you on it, so that you would be able to attain your goals. To achieve that, you should tel them about your diet. By doing that, they can help you get started on your diet. Aside from that, they can also constantly remind you of the right foods to eat.
Eat more times in a day: Contrary to what other people may think, eating around 5 to 6 times in a day can actually help in losing weight. The reason behind this is that, you would actually be providing your body with food to process on a constant manner, which can result to boosted metabolism. Aside from that, with constant food on your stomach, you won’t feel too hungry for lunch or dinner times.
It is best to check if you manifest signs and symptoms: of allergies in the widely known food allergens such as soy, milk, peanuts, sea foods and eggs. If it cause you itchiness, sneezing, swelling and hives; keep it away from your home and avoid these as much as possible.
Buy clothes that are smaller: Buying smaller clothes can provide you with more motivation in losing weight. It can offer you the kind of challenge that you are looking for. Make sure though that what you are trying to do is achievable, so that you won’t get discouraged. Aside from that, buy clothes that can really make you look good, so that you would be excited in fitting into them.
Make losing weight a competition: Losing weight can become more effective and fun if you make it a competition. Thus, it is best if you can convince someone to do it together with you. You can have your friend or your spouse as your competitor when it comes to this. After some time, check which of you is able to lose more pounds, and set a certain prize for it.