How do you define yourself? Who are you without those definitions? Are you the collection of thoughts, feelings, and reactions to experiences that have happened up until this point in your life? Have you shaped your identity based on other people’s expectations of who you should be?
Who would you allow yourself to be if you were free of those expectations? Is there one thing that you would do differently if you had the power to change? It all begins with a thought. A persistent thought moves us towards or away from our achievement of goals. One idea can cause a profound shift. Allowing your mind to accept that you can change anything about yourself and that it only hinges on your decision to do that, or not. One single thought allowing the possibility can transform everything if you are ready and willing to focus, believe and take action.
“Your life is the manifestation of your dream; it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if you aren’t enjoying the dream.” – Don Miguel Ruiz
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that imagining what we eat before we take the first bite may help us feel less compelled to eat as much as we would otherwise. The researchers found that people who just imagined moving M&Ms around ate nearly twice as much those who had fantasized about eating them.
Cornell Professor David Just has a theory about how it works, “If you start imagining yourself eating the M&Ms your body is actually going to produce some of the dopamine and some of the physical responses to having eaten.”
As odd as it my seem, If you want to eat less, first imagine eating a lot. Read More »