Hurtful memories can stifle your development and growth. How do we break through this insidious mental conditioning? How do we grow and develop beyond hurtful episodes that bury themselves in our subconscious and influence our lives? How do we change and grow so that we can live our dreams?
The first step is to break the hold of these inhibiting influences from the past. Recognize them and then either get rid of them or turn them into a positive force that pushes you ahead rather than holds you back. Identify these inhibiting memories in your life so that you control them rather than allowing them to control you. Did someone hurt your feelings? Forgive them and forget it. Move on. Did someone punish you unfairly? It’s over. It’s done. Go on.
Here are a few of the most common emotions that burrow into the subconscious and impede our growth as individuals:
Anger: This is a natural response to a perceived attack or injury. It makes energy flow. But when...
Fat is not fattening (Hard to believe! I don’t blame you)
For decades we have been told fat is bad. It is no wonder as a lot of research (sponsored by big food companies) has reiterated that ‘reduce your calories to reduce your weight’. This approach may work if you starved yourselves. However, it will also deprive your body of essential nutrients and will make you feel fatigued all the time. Our body burns carbohydrates very quickly, which means if we ate a carbohydrate-rich diet, we will feel hungry more often (good for food businesses but not so good for our body). Also, if the body gets all the energy it needs from the carbohydrates we eat, it will keep storing the fat and will never go in ‘fat-burning mode’.
As most of you will be aware that many of our body’s functions are dependent on hormones. For the body to start burning fat for energy we must have lower levels of insulin. Eating carbohydrates increases the insulin levels in our...