IF YOU THINK YOU CAN YOU CAN
By Donna Rock
We bring to the table many year of beliefs both positive and negative that help mold us into “victims” or “victors” in all aspects of our lives. Battling weight issues and reversing diabetes is no exception.
This week has been quite an eye-opening experience. I am learning that no matter how much information a person hears that supports the fact that diabetes can be reversed with proper diet and exercise, if that person’s beliefs about himself/herself are negative, they will struggle with applying any plan to improve their diet.
I recall several years back hearing about a weight loss program that focused ONLY on our mindset, our inner voice and our pre-set beliefs about ourselves. At the time, I admit this concept seemed a little far fetched to me…However, as I become more and more entrenched in my quest to educate and inspire people struggling with Gestational Diabetes and Type 2 diabetes…I am seeing very clearly that many success stories…and failure stories are in fact correlated to the person’s mindset….
Too many individuals have overcome far more debilitating obstacles because of their mindset and their determination not to give in or give up. Why should diabetes be any different?
Have you taken a step back and paid attention to what you are saying to yourself? Are you criticizing yourself, telling yourself you will “never” be able to stop eating sugars, or anything else negative? I invite you to start becoming aware of your inner dialogue you are having with yourself.
There is a wonderful CD that you can find on Amazon called ‘The Inner Weigh” that you can order that goes into far more detail than I can in this article. It really is worth looking into! http://www.amazon.com/The-Inner-Weigh-Dave-Smiley/dp/0615422853
Donna Rock is a Health Coach graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Donna is also certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. This prestigious certification is for individuals who have been trained by only the most qualified educational programs in the area of Holistic Nutrition and Holistic Health Coaching.