There are literally hundreds of weight loss programs to choose from. At the bookstores, the weight loss section with blow your mind. Some of these programs are very involved, but there are simple ways that we can lose weight as well. If you’re considering embarking on a weight loss program, take a look at the […]
I come from a family of fairly large people. When I was growing up, Thanksgiving dinner with my uncles looked like a room full of major appliances gathered around a turkey! Almost everyone present was overweight, and everything on our table seemed to be either fried or served with gravy. I ate what was on my plate and never thought much about it. But looking back, I can see that food, love, and relationships were definitely intertwined in my development. The result was that by the time I was twenty-two, I’d managed to pack 210 pounds onto my five-foot-ten-inch frame.
Connection is the key to a lifetime of freedom from obesity. This is most difficult due to the benefits of isolation. Some want to maintain it for fear of rejection. Their shame in their appearance and not being able to succeed produces feelings of intense inferiority. Many also enjoy the benefits of invisibility. They are not looked at or addressed as real humans so they can fade into the background with no risk of getting hurt or being known.
With the development of each new diet craze comes a new opportunity to help about 95% or more of those who fail. The more popular the diet that appears to work for everyone else, the greater the despair for those who try it, but are unsuccessful yet again.
Living Light is all about becoming ‘weightless.’ No, I don’t want you to disappear! Instead, I want you to live a life where you don’t constantly obsess over what you weigh or what you can’t eat. The first three letters in the word diet are DIE! Although it may feel like you are dying when you begin changing your eating habits, you will begin to experience life as you feel a sense of control over what you eat.