Observations Round 16 – Labor Day and Mindset

My 16-month mark falls on the Labor Day holiday and I am inspired to explore the meaning of the word labor and how it is connected to my journey.  As a verb, labor means to work hard; make great effort.  Synonyms for labor are grind away, struggle, strive, exert oneself.  I would say that labor is the perfect word to describe actions needed to build a strong mindset.  Laboring on mindset, working hard on what I believe it takes to achieve my goals has been a game changer.  Mindset, I am continuing to learn, is the cornerstone of my journey.

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Taking Good Care

I was recently listening to Primal Potential podcast 352: Overcoming Doubt & Creating Consistency . This is one of her longer podcasts and is totally worth the listen.  About 15 minutes into the podcast she began talking about how she wants to feel amazing every single day.  And you know what, so do I.  The context of her statement was related to actively striving to feel amazing and how that goal can shape our choices.

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Observations Round 14 – Non Linear

One year and 2 months following my adopted lifestyle of nutritional ketosis finds me experiencing a plateau with regard to scale weight loss.  Good thing I am not too concerned.  Good thing that fat loss/weight loss is not a linear process, as are most roads to achieving goals.  Good thing that, THIS time, I fully embrace the concept that I am building a lifestyle that I will not turn away from.

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