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10 Secrets

to looking and feeling absolutely awesome!

1. VISUALIZE - What Do You Want

  • Get a dream.
  • Get a vision.
  • Focus on a picture.
  • Write it down.
  • SEE IT AND BELIEVE IT!
  • Let the Universe take care of the rest!

2. PASSION - Do What You Love

  • Write down 3 of these activities.
  • GET EXCITED!
  • Get SOMEONE ELSE EXCITED!
  • Passion and Enthusiasm are contagious.

3. ACCEPT AND LOVE YOURSELF UNCONDITIONALLY

  • Say an affirmation 2 times a day. (ie: I love myself just the way I am!)
  • Find 3 great things about you write them down and read them2 times a day.
  • Find the positive (Find the 90% thatıs great about life and yourself!)
  • Every human being does the best that they can do at that given time in their life.

4. TACKLE YOUR FEARS

  • Be nervous, be scared, but channel your energies and DO IT ANYWAY!
  • Be a leader, be bold, take a risk.
  • Try something new.
  • CHANGE - CHANGE IS POSITIVE - CHANGE OFTEN
  • Take Action!

5. DEVELOP A HEALTHY ATTITUDE

  • Approach life with a positive attitude.
  • Find your anger and let it go.
  • Forgive yourself and others.
  • Change your words - change your attitude.

6. EXERCISE

  • Exercise everyday - do something for your body and mind.
  • Minimum 20 minutes a day.
  • Do aerobic exercise 3 times a week. a. Non stop exercise using the large muscles. b. Always be able to carry on a conversation - Not breathless. c. NEVER PAINFUL.
  • Do anaerobic exercise 3 times a week. a. Means ³without oxygen.³ b. Weight training and band resistance. c. Build yourself up to 3 or 4 sets of 8 to 12 repetitions. d. NO PAIN - NO GAIN ( You should feel those last sets. and last repetitions)
  • Stretching a. Everyday first thing in the morning and after you exercise. b. Reduces muscle tension, promotes circulation, loosens your body and mind. c. Prevents injury. d. Stretch slowly and hold each stretch 30 to 50 seconds. (NO BOUNCING)

7. NUTRITION

  • Eat less fat (20% of calorie intake per food item)
  • Eat less sugar.
  • Eat more fiber (more fruits and vegetables)
  • Eat a balanced varied diet.
  • Read labels.
  • Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water a day.

8. MEDITATION

  • Minimum of 5 minutes every day.
  • Be thankful for everything you have in your life - appreciate life.
  • Rejuvenate your energies.
  • Breathe in slow and relax completely as you exhale. (in through the nose and out through the mouth)
  • Make YOURSELF # 1.

9. REWARD YOURSELF

  • Make a daily goal - reward yourself.
  • Make a weekly goal - reward yourself.
  • Make a monthly goal - reward yourself.
  • Make a 3 month goal - 6 month goal - and a year goal - reward yourself.
  • Go for the long term - make a 5 year goal and reward yourself ³BIG TIME²!

10. COMMITMENT

  • Commit to your program of healthy living, commit to yourself.
  • Set realistic goals.
  • Listen to your body (ITıS ALWAYS RIGHT)
  • It takes 21 days to make a habit and 30 days to become a lifestyle.
  • START TODAY!