‘Discipline’ Posts

 

Commit to a “Clean Month” to lose weight and improve discipline

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Every 6-12 months, I like to take 30 days and make some aggressive promises to myself.  I call it a “clean month” since I will be making sacrifices I don’t usually make.  Unless I am on a strict meal plan, like a ketogenic diet, I am fairly lax with how I eat.  ”Lax” for me […]

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Hateful Odious Lies & Maxim #3

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Normally I like to slow-roll the maxim, since it’s the ‘moral’ at the end of the story.  Today I’m going to get right to it. Sleek Geek Maxim #3:  You’re the only person who can truly catch yourself in a lie.  You owe yourself better. Why do we lie to ourselves?  That seems crazy, doesn’t […]

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Know Thyself. Know Thy Enemy & Maxim #2

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Expect to screw up.  Expect moments of weakness.  These things happen.  Just don’t let them knock you off course.  A day of binge-eating at the Ben and Jerry’s factory doesn’t give you carte blanche to do the same tomorrow.  If anything, it means you need to hit it harder, tighten up, and move forward.   Ask […]

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Managing Your Mentality & Maxim #1

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I have bad news for you.  It’s all in your head.  Maybe you carry most of your extra weight around your midsection, or maybe everything you eat goes right to your ass.  The truth is, you carry all your fat in the most vital organ in your body:  your brain. That’s right, you have a […]

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