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fail fast

In awesome advice, life lessons, must read blog posts on July 17, 2012 at 10:00 am

Fail fast: This is the biggest part of The Paleo Shift. Let’s say you messed up. Let’s say you went off the rails and were all “PALEO-NO!” It happened! Move on. Fail fast. Don’t dwell on your mistakes, shake it off. For your next meal, be Paleo. “Fall down seven times, get up eight,” is the Japanese proverb. Paleo is a lifestyle, not a crash diet. We should strive for progress, not perfection and to be compassionate with ourselves when we fall short.

from: http://www.paleopioneer.com/journal/2012/7/17/top-five-things-to-consider-when-you-shift-to-paleo.html

you need purpose

In awesome advice, life lessons on June 8, 2012 at 7:55 am

“Motivation without purpose is like lighting matches to try and keep warm. It works for a brief period of time, but in the end it becomes exhausting and futile. The point is, if you are constantly needing a motivational quote to keep you going it may not be motivation you need at all but rather purpose. A strong purpose is like a bonfire that never goes out. “Looking good” is rarely a strong enough purpose to sustain a permanent lifestyle change. Define who you want to be at your highest self. The thing that would move you to do anything. That is your purpose and when you can attach your body change goals to that, it is not a matter of if you will change, but when.” — Metabolic Effect