How many of us actually commit to the blood, sweat, and tears to get more. Sadly most of humanity settles.
For jobs they don't want.
Relationships that bring them down.
Habits that are robbing them of their vitality.
It's so sad. Most people go to their graves without ever really experiencing their full potential. I don't mean that in some weird new-agey way. I mean that sincerely.
Full confession: I was coasting along a few years ago, not really passionate about anything. I had a good life, but I have to admit there wasn't much that got me excited. I was married to a great guy, we had all the trappings of success, but really there wasn't anything that got me fired up. And most people would say that's okay.
It was only after my husband passed away suddenly from a heart attack that I found my true calling. I discovered that I really want to help people get healthy and live their lives on purpose.
Why? Because the person I loved more than...
What are you addicted to? Do you know? For many people food is a common addiction.
Fast foods, fried foods, processed foods... These are all common foods that people are addicted to. Besides food, people are also addicted to anything from binge-watching Netflix, shopping, alcohol, drugs, sex or any number of other things.
In this blog I'm going to focus on how food can be addictive.
With food there's the habit of reaching for a certain food as a coping mechanism, or as an escape. Once you get into the habit of doing that, your body can also become chemically addicted to that food.
In fact, many processed foods are formulated to ensure you become addicted! Sugar is a prime example. Sugar is highly addictive, more addictive than cocaine.
Sugar actually changes your gut microbiome. Once that happens, the bacteria in your gut actually screams out for more sugar. You can want to stop eating sugar, but the...