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MYST 141: Breakfasts Are the Most Important Meal? No.

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? It jump-starts our metabolism and is the key to weight loss success! Well, not so much, really. Research Studies: Belief beyond the evidence: using the proposed

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MYST 140 : Cheat Meals

Do you have “cheat meals” or “cheat days” in your diet plan? Stop! You are reducing your chance of long term success! I don’t mean “stop eating foods not on your diet plan” but rather “stop calling them cheat days.”

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MYST 139: Get Obsessed!

What is an obsession?According to Merriam-Webster: According to Merriam-Webster: a persistent disturbing preoccupation with an often unreasonable idea or feeling; According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that are experienced,

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MYST 133: Supplements

Weight loss supplements! Are they real? Sure. Do they work. Sure. Do they work as advertised? Well, that is a very different question. Today we talk about many different weight loss supplements, including medications, supplements, vitamins and minerals. Which do

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MYST 124 Books for Success

All of my ideas and suggestions are from a variety of books. Here are my most important books for success in all areas of my life. ————————————————————— Music composed and performed by Jason Shaw, courtesy of Audionautix.com Voiceover courtesy of Matt Young. Matt

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MYST 123: Alcohol and Weight Loss

Can you drink alcohol (beer, wine, liquor) and still lose weight? Yes. But it is alcohol makes it much more difficult, because alcohol changes the “calorie in/calorie out” equation. Photos via Stocksnap by WilStewart3 (Drinking beer) and TimurSaglambilek (Wines) ————————————————————— Music composed

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MYST 114: Food Pushers

“Wow! You are really doing good! You’ve lost a lot of weight! Oh, yeah, I made brownies, just for you. I put the plate in the office kitchen. Help yourself!” How do YOU handle that? If you don’t have a

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MYST 104: The Horrible Morning Ritual

Should you weigh yourself every day? There are good reasons to perform daily weights. But that habit has some possible negative consequences. Is it worth it? I think so. Listen and find out why. Photo via Pixabay.com by Mojzabreginfo. —————————————————————

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MYST 103: Busting a Plateau

Weight loss is hard enough and then to make matters worse, suddenly you stop losing weight! You are doing nothing different–still eating the right amounts and continuing to exercise. But now the scale will not move! What can you do?

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MYST 102: Anxiety and Weight Loss

We all have anxiety, and it can be debilitating. But when you are trying to lose weight, anxiety will actually slow your ability to lose. Wrose than that, it could actually make you gain weight. Why? Anxiety causes biological responses

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