Posts tagged with: belief

I’ve written a lot about how I transformed my own life with the help of a master coach. I spend a lot of time talking about how I cultivated a “broaden and build” mindset by overwhelming my brain with positive...
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I have a protocol. A way of eating and behaving that produces weight loss. I learned it in Overeaters Anonymous. It’s tried and true. When I explained it to my dear friend, she gaped at me in stunned silence. “No,...
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I’ve dumped lots of therapists. They hate it. I’ve had therapists bend over backwards to accommodate my (intentionally unpredictable) schedule, reduce their fees to amounts that wouldn’t cover my weekly Starbucks consumption, ignore my wish completely or attempt to plow...
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There is a urban legend that we should fuel our bodies throughout the day by eating sensible snacks at regular intervals. The Overeaters Anonymous party line runs contrary. Part of my food protocol is three pre-planned meals with nothing in...
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Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Today we atone for our mistakes and ask forgiveness. Today there is an accounting, a reckoning. We are honest. Martha Beck speaks of an “integrity cleanse.” Bob Dylan asks...
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On Rosh Hashanah, our beloved Rabbi Black of Temple Emanuel in Denver remarked that the word “life” contains in its center the word “if.” He expanded on the way we play with the word “if.” We ask “what if?” What...
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