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Pleasant five minute meditation
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      3 comments

I tend to be critical with regard to the voice of the person reading the meditation. I like the voice on this five-minute meditation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
inpok4MKVLM ... Read more
Do people really hate to change?
Saturday, September 21, 2019      4 comments

'It is often stated that people naturally hate change. That's not true. People don't hate to change, but they hate to lose. If a change leads directly to an improvement of our situation, without costing us effort, pain or regrets, you'll never... Read more
One of the best 10 minute guided meditations I know
Monday, September 16, 2019      4 comments

watch?v=sJH6_ZbgeWQ I am very pleased with the voice. I'm quite sensitive to the voice of the person who offers a guided meditation. It is my impression that this lady actually knows what sh... Read more
How to Tackle Negative Soothing Habits Tied to Food
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      3 comments

An interesting article: www.yaywithme.com/blog/e
ts-tied-to-food A few quotes, but by all means do read the entire article if you're interested: "Food ... Read more
We need to eat in order to resist the urge to overeat!
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      6 comments

The book about willpower by social psychologist Roy Baumeister - a book full with research outcomes - that I am reading gives a few suggestions and insights into how to lose weight. First of all it states that there really is not so much of a... Read more
Positivity posts
Saturday, August 24, 2019      3 comments

Posts I made on the positivity team today: * "At any moment you can make the choice to be a loving person." - Mark Verhees * What are you looking forward to? I am looking forward to following a course in how to knit! I have... Read more
Why it's so hard to resist an addiction
Thursday, August 22, 2019      5 comments

I am reading a book about willpower right now, by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney. Baumeister is a researcher in social psychology. First of all it is stated that willpower is one of the rare predictors for success. Children who are able to... Read more
Which works better: portion control or bean consumption?
Sunday, August 18, 2019      8 comments

"Not only was regular bean consumption as effective as portion control in reducing prediabetes risk factors like slimming waistlines and better blood sugar control, but the bean diet led to additional benefits beyond just calorie reduction, pres... Read more
Checklist for being your own diet coach
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      5 comments

On the page of the Beck Diet Solution team I found this useful list with questions for those who want to be their own diet coach. It was writen by TRINASFITLIFE. https://www.sparkpeople.
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Healthy foods increase happiness
Saturday, August 10, 2019      6 comments

I just read an article on the site of Dr. Greger, Nutritionfacts. He tells us about studies that suggest a relationship between happiness and vegegable and frui intake. "Those eating fruits and vegetables each day have a higher likeliho... Read more
It's up to me
Friday, August 09, 2019      4 comments

I'm very glad that the other day when I was getting caught in a track of negative thoughts, I suddenly realized: HEY, I can keep on like this OR I can consciously shift my thoughts to a different, more positive track. It's up to me! The nex... Read more
Just ONE word...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      9 comments

What is it that makes your heart beat with enthousiasm? What excites you? What really moves you? What activities give you energy? And why? Stephen Covey suggested to live life backwards: write down what you want people to say about ... Read more
Sunday, July 07, 2019      4 comments

Things I'd love to hear from you... 1 * How often do you eat per day? (How many meals / snacks?) 2 * How hard on a scale of 1-10 is it for you to stick to 'reasonable' serving sizes? What strategies (if any) do you use to be 'reasonab... Read more
Lovely little exchange
Saturday, July 06, 2019      5 comments

I had the best little exchange yesterday when I left the library. Next door to the library is the local center for 'disability' or what to call it. One of the 'guards' (security people) was in the hall, the doors were wide open. He was middle ag... Read more
Practicing kindness
Friday, July 05, 2019      2 comments

The past week I've been trying to focus on 'kindness' and tried to practice it more. I chose to try to be extra kind and polite when talking on the phone, to marketeers, shop assistants and so on. And to try to remember to smile at people i... Read more

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