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Day 46...this is for the list makers amoung us...

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Talking about the importance of food & where on a list of 1 to 10 you would put food.
As said before there are days that are meant to be a celebration of food..that is great!
On a daily basis..food is fuel & should be appreciated but not top billing.

So the idea of this lesson is to make a list of alternatives to food..things that are important to you. More time with your kids..increased activity level..planning meals more carefully..
taking time to read or listen to music..study to increase your knowledge of your field or profession..the lists can go on forever..just what is important to you!

...take a paper...make two columns.....number from one to ten
in the first column at One put the word FOOD... continue to fill in the list going down the first column.

rethink..consider & decide what could go in the first slot. using the second column
reorder until food is much further down the list. It doesn't have to off the list..just not up in the top portion.

This is a very individual process & might take a bit of time..my suggestion would be to make this list.. store it in a safe place..in a few days or a week take it out & review it again. Continue to use this as a tool to help you focus on what is really important & what you need to perhaps shuffle in your life a bit in order to reach your goals.

I honestly am not much of a list maker...perhaps this exercise will help me focus a bit more.
Or perhaps there will be crumpled paper in the trash..either way at least I will have given it a try!

Good luck to all.....

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  • FUNGIRL81005
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  • CIPHER1971
    great blog
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  • ROBYN168
    2050 days ago
    There is a process in the Passion test where you list 10 things you would do if life were perfect then with a buddy you go through the list and of the first two decide if you could ONLY DO ONE which would you choose? Then you take the one you said "yes" to and look at the next one on your list. Given the choice of the two... which would you choose. At the end you have gone through the 10 things and come up with the one that you would choose if life were perfect. Then you start again with the remaining 9. Then again with the remaining 8. Important to read out "If my life were ideal I would ..... or If my life were ideal I would...." eg. If my life were ideal I would exercise every day. If my life were ideal I would solve the world's hunger problems. If my life were ideal I would spend more time with the people I care about. If my life were ideal I would do more creative things. etc. It's a powerful exercise. I think I had "be healthy and active" but never did I have food as a priority. Food though is the first thing I deal with every morning so I can get on with the rest of my day because my food dragon and making bad food choices can make me lethargic, cloudy thinking, tired, Food does occupy a lot of my time in planning and purchasing and preparation as a means to my goals. I think.. this will be my blog today... thank you!
    2050 days ago
  • ALICIA214

    I"M with you, re lists but I am going to give it a try..

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