A Simple Step towards Positive Thinking

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We’ve talked plenty about positive thinking over the years.

simple step towards positive thinkingMost often it’s focused on helping ourselves overcome negative self talk that really cuts into our ability to take care of ourselves, to do the things that we need to do to make ourselves feel well and achieve our goals whether they be about weight loss or living happily.

Try This Positive Thinking Strategy

[step]1[/step]Find A Personal Positive Phrase

My Daily OM horoscope yesterday suggested a very simple strategy that I’ve already employed a couple of times since I read it. Just repeat to yourself periodically (or come up with something similar that ‘speaks’ to you):

“Things are wonderful.”    or    “My life is joyous.”

[step]2[/step]Repeat!

Say these things to yourself a couple of times today, or whenever you think of it. Where do your thoughts go? For me, it’s all positive.
[quote]Inner satisfaction comes from a realization that we already possess everything we require.
~ Daily OM horoscope[/quote]

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2 responses to “A Simple Step towards Positive Thinking”

  1. Great tip! It’s a little new age-y, but I like to say “I am.” It reminds me that I’m here, and really that’s a blessing in and of itself! Right now is all that we have. 🙂

  2. marsha says:

    I hear you, Fit Bottomed Girl. But sometimes I think we need to think beyond ourselves to, to appreciate more all we have. It’s hard to keep that in mind, and a little reminder like Daily OM suggested really helps me.

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Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

If you’re looking for an embodiment of dedication disguised as obsession, look no further. Marsha is a registered dietitian who has spent the last four decades working to help women give up dieting rules and understand how to truly take care of themselves. Her mission in life is to help women learn to enjoy eating and living well, without worries about their weight. She encourages women to embrace their love of food, which you might call being a foodie. If so, it’s appropriate because being a foodie means you pay attention when you eat. That’s a recipe made in heaven for eating well. Marsha is the President and Co-Owner of Green Mountain at Fox Run.

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