Do you think that you have more potential than you’re living up to?
How will you harness your potential to create the very best you? I recommend using the teachings of Dr. Maxwell Maltz in his legendary book ‘The New Psycho-Cybernetics’.
Dr. Maltz created the original science of self-improvement and success, so who better to turn to when you’re ready to take your life to another level. His teachings have stood the test of time.
Take the following and make a change for the better:
Use Your Imagination - If you thought that imaginations were only valued in preschool, think again. One of the key points in ‘The New Psycho-Cybernetics’ is the technique of using your imagination to reprogram and manage your self-image.
You may have been exposed to self-improvement strategies that tell you to ‘act as if’ or to ‘fake it till you make it.’ Those typically don’t work because your self-image is still the same.
According to Dr. Maltz, your self-image is the key to changing your actions and habits. If you want to lose 50 pounds, you first have to think of yourself as someone 50 pounds lighter.
Spend time in your imagination. See yourself 50 pounds lighter. Experience a day in your life at this slimmed down size. Imagine everything down to the smallest detail.
According to Dr. Maltz, this imagination time will begin to change your self-image to that of a person 50 pounds lighter, and your actions and habits will fall into place.
Reject Negative Thoughts - Negative thoughts will undoubtedly arise as you use your imagination to see your ideal self. “I’m not really going to lose 50 pounds.” “I’ve tried losing weight before and it never works. I’m always going to be overweight.” “This imagination stuff is bogus. It won’t work for me.”
Dr. Maltz says that the instant you receive a negative thought simply dismiss it. Don’t spend any time on it at all.
The quicker that you dismiss negative thoughts, the less impact they will have on your self-image. Also you’ll find that fewer and fewer negative thoughts arise once you get into the habit of dismissal.
Be Nostalgic For The Future - It’s so easy to be nostalgic for the past, especially when you only remember the good stuff. But what good does it do for you to wish for things that are long gone?
Dr. Maltz recommends developing nostalgia for the future.
In your imagination you’ve already lost the 50 pounds, so start pining for the future! Your self-image will lock onto that picture and your nostalgic feelings will fuel the fire.
I’m The Kind Of Person That…
What kind of person are you?
I’m the kind of person that loves sweets. I’m the kind of person that hates exercise. I’m the kind of person that can’t lose weight. OR
I’m the kind of person that eats fresh and healthy food. I’m the kind of person that keeps fit. I’m the kind of person that maintains an ideal body weight.
Your self-image will fulfill any label that you put on yourself. The power is all in your hands.
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Easy Chicken Soup
What’s more comforting this time of year than a warm bowl of homemade chicken soup?
Not the stuff from a can – I’m talking about steaming, fragrant soup that starts with real vegetables and wholesome chicken. Not only is a bowl of this soup delicious and soul tickling, it’s also a great, light meal to keep you on track with your fitness and fat loss goals!
This chicken soup recipe is made without added carbs like noodles or potatoes. It’s filled with fiber, protein and lots of delicious flavor. Enjoy this on a cold winter day! Serves 8
What you need
1 Tablespoon coconut oil 1 medium organic yellow onion, chopped 3 carrots, grated 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon curry powder 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 quarts chicken broth 3 cups diced roasted chicken 1 bay leaf 1 organic apple, chopped dash of salt and pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme zest from 1 lemon 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
1.In a large pot, over medium heat, melt the coconut oil and add the onion, carrots and celery. After 5 minutes add the garlic and curry powder.
2. After a couple minutes add the chicken broth, chicken, bay leaf, apple, pepper, thyme, and lemon zest. Stir well. Bring to a simmer and cook for 40 minutes.
3. Stir in the coconut milk, and some salt if desired, remove the bay leaf and serve.
Nutrition One serving equals 166 calories, 5g fat, 175mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 19g protein
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