Navigating our journey with food takes skill. Those of us who have struggled through the maze of weight gain, loss, and regain know just how hard it can be.
One lesson that I’ve learned, repeatedly, is that life is too short to waste on things that ultimately, in the grand scheme of things, don’t matter.
Over the years, as I tried and gave up on losing weight, I made some unhealthy and dangerous mistakes. Ironically, it was my previous experiences with failures that taught me what I know now.
Distracted living is a fact of life. Unfortunately, one of the effects of inattention is losing sight of who we are. We can easily lose touch with what our feelings, triggers, values, boundaries, and even our qualities.
We all do it at some point. Finding fault and blaming are a part of being human. In some cases, blame can become a form of self-protection. Unfortunately, it can also become a mental prison.
Clutter is one area of our life that goes beyond the piles on the floor. My disorganized home was actually a reflection of my disorganized mind. In some ways, my thoughts were similar to the piles that surrounded me —random and scattered.
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