This is part II of a series of articles that will uncover the truth about the foods we are eating. Part I: Clarity – focused on changing the way we view the labels put on organic and conventionally raised foods. (Illustrated below)
In this article an answer will be provided to one of the most commonly asked questions about organic. This question seems to be used as a common excuse for people to avoid buying into the organic industry.
Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity was doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results. Most people fall into a set routine which they do over and over again for many consecutive months and even YEARS! This is the number one reason people plateau, get bored, and eventually quit exercising. So, how do you prevent this from happening? The answer to this can be summed up in one word – Periodization!
“Why hire a professional when I can do it myself?”
Yes, you can do it yourself. However, it is most likely that you will not be able to get the same high-quality results as you would with a professional. For example, I can cut my own hair but it will not look as sharp as if I had gone to a professional hair stylist. The hair stylist can walk around you and look at your hair from multiple points of view. They can see your blind spots!
July 2008 – Excuses, Excuses, Excuses…I Have heard Them All!
Here are the top 5 excuses I most commonly hear:
Excuse 5 – Age: I am too old to workout.
No one is ever too old to exercise. The sad thing is I have heard this excuse from people in their 30s and 40s! Remember, you are only as old as you think and feel. There are countless stories of people over 80 years of age completing all sorts of amazing feats. The famous juicing king, Jack LaLanne is now well into his 90’s and he can still do things that many people 60 – 70 years younger cannot do. What an inspiration!
Step 1 – DECISION: Plant the seed of health in your mind!
Health begins in the mind. It begins with the DECISION to become healthy. This may seem like an obvious step but please do not take this step lightly. You will be amazed at how many people fail at this initial step. You must DECIDE wholeheartedly toward a healthy lifestyle. Doing so will help thwart against any temptation to change your mind. Remember, the beauty of health is that when you make it a top priority in your life everything else in your life improves!
Once you have made the DECISION for a healthy lifestyle you are ready for the next step: