Category: Promoting Mental Health Awareness

There’s No Such Thing as Easy Weight Loss

I’m saying it right from the start. Stop looking for short cuts. You will only set yourself up for failure. Weight loss is a process of allowing your body to use appropriate fuels to power itself while also healing any damage from the inappropriate fuel sources you were previously using. Believing that you can heal your body in a few weeks after years of damage is unrealistic.

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Paradox of Weight Loss and Ketogenic Lifestyle

What is the paradox of weight loss and how does the ketogenic lifestyle help us to understand it? Put simply, we have all the information that we need to be at a healthy weight. It has been explained to us from time we began elementary school. Yet, more and more adults are over weight.

The reason, the information that we’ve been given to manage our weight is incorrect. That’s right, it is information that does not correctly explain what causes weight fluctuation and therefore the average person cannot use the information to correctly modify their weight.

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Weight Loss Management That Works

If I had a dollar for every time I heard “calories in calories out” …

Weight loss management that works is based on health. If you want to be able to maintain your healthy weight, you need to think long term.

When health is your primary concern, you will be willing to learn about how your body works and to do what is necessary to maintain it
appropriately. All of a sudden, you are not just focused on losing weight, you are focused on overall health and well being.

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Why We Can’t Trust Ourselves with Food

Ever find yourself in front of an empty extra large bag of chips and think to yourself “I only meant to have a few”? That’s what happens when we allow ourselves to eat food without any restrictions. We can’t trust ourselves with food. Mostly because we were never taught to manage our food intake.

You see, when we are hungry, we seek carbohydrate heavy foods. This is simply because carby foods taste better. Now carby fatty foods taste the best. But we have been taught that fat is bad and should be avoided lest we

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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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