The NAWLS Small Bite
Keep it green
There are two good reasons to keep memories of your former self fresh and green. The first reason is so that you do not repeat past mistakes. Your new self does not want to give up and go back to past behaviour. The other reason to keep your past fresh in your mind is for encouragement when you are feeling you don’t look any different or you aren’t where you want to be.
When you look back, you see the difference. Remember how ill you were and how much better you feel now. Although you may want to forgot the pain of your obesity, the remembrance of your old self is a valuable tool for success.
Action for the day
Mediate on how you used to live your life before surgery. Close your eyes and imagine how you used to climb the stairs or how it use feel squeezing into a chair or booth. Keep your memory green.
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