Category: Promoting Mental Health Awareness

Jillian Michaels Attacks Keto – Exposing Her Bias and Harmful Impact

Jillian Michaels attacks keto without really giving any concrete examples to back up her arguments. This is very frustrating given that celebrities have a lot of influence.

I do believe that we should challenge the norm. That is how progress is made. However, when we challenge, it should be based on facts.

If Jillian Michaels believes that there are issues with the Ketogenic diet, it would be best to list the issues rather than rant about the diet without

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What’s So Special About Low Carb and Keto?

You might be wondering what’s so special about low carb and keto diets. The whole internet seems to be talking about these diets and arguing about the health benefits or death traps that are inherent in each.

From my perspective, I’ve encountered very good results with a Ketogenic lifestyle. Within 3 months, I was able to solve an evolving hip issue, solve long term back and knee issues, and I was able to regulate my weight.

Considering that I came to the ketogenic diet looking for a solution to an inflammation problem (hip) and I left with the solution, plus improved

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight, Common Misunderstandings that Block Weight Loss

Whether you were losing weight and then it just seemed to stop or you were not even able to get the weight loss started, it is frustrating when you cannot achieve your goals. There are some common misunderstandings that block weight loss for most people.

For me, it was very frustrating to know that I was doing everything that I was told should help me to lose weight and yet see no movement on the

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Fat Loss Myths that Derail Our Progress

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, I’d like to lose 20 pounds? Doesn’t seem like a lot. Seems quite reasonable. But then you try to lose those 20 pounds and realize that you don’t make any progress!

There are so many fat loss myths that derail our progress when we try to lose weight. And the worst part, we don’t even notice that we are following rules that don’t make any sense. Everybody just knows that

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Why People Lie – The Truth About Lies

No one wants to be called a liar. Your reputation determines how successful you will be in business and in relationships. So why do people lie?

There are many reasons that we lie. We affect other people and they affect us. We want to be connected but we also want to be free to engage in our life the way we want, with no responsibility to other people. Lies allow us to avoid being responsible and to conceal behavior that we may not be proud of.
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Montreal Flood – How We Manage a Crisis vs Long Term Problems

There is a difference between crisis management and regular problem solving. Crisis situations like loss of a home, death of a loved one, loss of a job, or loss of a relationship are defined by the acute pain they cause. The flooding in Montreal caused over 700 people to be forced from their homes, creating a crisis situation for the city.

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Understand Your Passion – How to Find Interest in Life

What is interesting about people who are passionate about something, is that they can often tell you when they became involved in the cause or activity and why. That often gives us the mistaken idea that you need to already know that you are going to be super involved in something before you begin it. Interestingly, the average person engages in hobbies that are accessible to them. So, on some level, your opportunities to be passionate about something are going to be limited (initially) by what you have easy access to.

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Working Hard to Achieve Your Goals – Uncertainty Is Addictive

When something is desirable and easy to attain, we do it. If something is desirable and hard to attain, we work for it. What happens if something is desirable, hard, and and possibly unattainable? We work even harder! Maybe is like an ignition button. It starts our desire to achieve. The more uncertain the desired outcome, the harder we work.

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How to Make Difficult Decisions – Managing Anxiety in Decision Making

Difficult decisions are difficult. When people tell you to just decide, they are not taking into consideration all of the elements that go into making a decision. The problem is, if you are not sure about all the elements, you could fall into the trap of believing that you are the only one that struggle to make decisions. Trust me, that isn’t true.

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Why You Shouldn’t Care What People Think of You – Adjust Your Focus

Everyone has an opinion. What makes my opinion more or less important than yours? It all depends on the perspective we take. When you are trying to decide about something, the information that you have will determine the decision that you make. We need to keep in mind, the quality of the decision will depend on the quality of the information we have.

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