"Make your decisions based on what you want your FUTURE to be — not on your PAST — or you’ll keep repeating it!"
What is your life like now? Do you want it to stay this way? If so, you’re in the minority!
Did you know that according to the World Health Organization,
Americans rank 40th in the world for Healthy Life Expectancy?
That’s pretty shocking for the wealthiest country in the world.
But numbers don’t tell the story of the misery experienced by so many people who are suffering from carrying excess weight and living with chronic diseases that make life just plain hard.
So I’d like to share some ideas to empower you to begin creating the life you would really love to experience.
The fact is, most of us don’t think very much about the most important decisions in our lives — the ones that are creating our level of health and happiness. In fact, we don’t even consider them decisions most of the time.
What kinds of decisions are these?
• The kind of foods we eat
• How we spend our time
• With whom we spend our time
This list could be much longer if I added in the details, but let’s just look at some of them.
The Foods we Eat
The foods we have been eating have led to the size and health of the bodies we now have. And since the huge majority of Americans are now overweight and have chronic health problems, it’s obvious that we are eating the wrong foods.
So if you want a different body in the future, you’ll have to choose different foods than you did in the past.
Now let’s look at How We Spend Our Time
Our bodies are made to move!
With Whom Do We Spend our Time?
We tend to become more like those we spend time with. So let’s be very conscious of this and choose our friends wisely. Hanging out with people who have qualities we admire and aspire to helps us to become more like them. Our weight is influenced more by our friends than it is by our parents!
So think about what you want your future to be like.
How would you like it to be different from your present situation?
Can you recognize the choices that have brought you to this present situation?
And can you see what choices you can make that will begin to move you toward the future you want for yourself?
Can you recognize people you know who have the qualities you would like to have more of? -- Who eat the way and spend their time the way you’d like to do?
We are creating our lives in every moment of our days . . . with every bite of food we put in our mouths . . . with how we move or don’t move . . .with every walk we take . . . with every book we read and show we watch . . .with every conversation we have.