Around this time last summer I decided to make some major changes in my life.
I knew the changes had to begin from what I was doing daily and I had to get real honest with myself. Sitting at my desk, working ten hours or more a day in front of a screen just took a toll on my entire being.
These changes included a new way of eating, exercising, working, living and thinking. Yes a complete mind/body transformation. Ever since, I have been determined and devoted to creating what I call “daily result rituals” and habits to help continue to move me in a healthier and happier direction.
It’s an ongoing quest and I hope to share some of the people, strategies, books, podcasts and other influences that have helped me along the way. My main goal is to be the best version of myself that I can be and to be an inspiration to others.
For starters, I just knew that feeling great about my body would help boost my confidence, so I started with a new way of eating. I have had tremendous success (read:25 lbs lighter) by following the slow carb diet from Tim Ferriss (check him out on Twitter @tferriss). The slow carb diet involves managing your insulin levels by avoiding grains, fruit and sugar and replacing them with vegetables and legumes.
Now at the same time, I knew that I would benefit from a mental diet, so I followed The 7 Day Mental Diet by Emmet Fox. This was more difficult than shedding pounds because more often than not, I lived “behind enemy lines” inside my head and the worry, fear and anxiety was just tremendous. I had to start the mental diet three times before I got through 7 days without obsessive worry.
I also started my own fitness training program, with some serious workouts seven days a week. I did say I’m determined right? More like relentless.
Prepare to blow your mind
The Seven Day Mental Diet: How to Change Your Life in a Week
Read & shed those pounds –
The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman