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Thoughtful Thursday & Is It a Problem?

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  Do you find yourself not being able to move forward in the goal that you have set for yourself this year? Or are you taking two steps toward your goal and then 3 steps back? Are you feeling like you will never be able to form your new habit or achieve your weight loss goal? I used to believe this myself. I would get discouraged and think that I was doing it all wrong. That I would never get there and that something was wrong with me and that I might as well give up. I see it in the people I coach too. The idea of all or nothing. Having to do it perfectly or else it isn't worth doing. But what if I told you that this isn't true? What if the goal is not the goal? What if the failures and falls are not a problem at all but part of the process? Think of what you could create in your life if you truly believed that it is all part of: The process of becoming more of who you want to be. The process of connecting with yourself and others. The process of reaching for your dreams. The

Thoughtful Thursday & Loving Your Body

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What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror? Do you like what you see? Do you wish your body was different in some way? Many of us have gone throughout our lives telling ourselves stories. Stories about our bodies. How they should be different. Listing out what is wrong with them. We shame our ourselves and society has encouraged it. But our bodies are the most incredible gift! President Russell M. Nelson has said, “Your body, whatever its natural gifts, is a magnificent creation of God. … Ponder the magnificence of what you see when you look in the mirror … a child of God, created by Him in His image.” Our bodies are amazing. Here are just a few examples of some of the awesome things our bodies can do. Our brain produces enough electricity to light a small light bulb. Broken bones can heal. When we receive information through one of our senses, the signal travels from our nerves to our brain at over 100 miles per hour. Hearing is the fastest human sense.  Our brain can rec