Do you allow all the troubles of your day to conflict with your efforts to lose weight? All too easily you run into a snag – perhaps something was said or done at work, or something has happened at home, or anywhere for that matter – and it gets you upset, so upset that all your good intentions of staying on your weight loss regime simply takes a nose dive. Has that ever happened to you?
Too many times little things get in the way of what we are attempting to accomplish. Now, I’m not saying not to be concerned about those little things, mainly because if they aren’t addressed, they very quickly turn into big things and much harder to take care of. But it is what you do after taking care of business that counts. So what DO you do when these unexpected and bothersome events strike?
There is a wonderful motivational story that is very inspiring. Even though it is geared toward the “working man”, I found it to be easily adjusted to work with the weight loss efforts of everyone, too.
The Trouble Tree
he had just finished a rough first day on the job. A flat
tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill
quit, and his ancient one ton truck refused to start.
As I drove him home, he sat in stony silence.
walked toward the front door, he paused briefly at a small
tree, touching the tips of the branches with both hands.
Upon opening the door, he had undergone an amazing
transformation. His tanned face wreathed in smiles, he
hugged his two small children and gave his wife a kiss.
my curiosity got the better of me. I asked him about what I
had seen him do at the little tree.
help having troubles on the job, but one thing’s for sure,
those troubles don’t belong in the house with my wife and
the children. So I just hang them up on the tree every
night when I come home and ask God to take care of them.
Then in the morning, I pick them up again.”
“Funny thing is,” he smiled, “When I come out in the
morning to pick them up, there aren’t nearly as many as I
remember hanging up the night before.”
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This post has been written and read by Cynthia L. Fertal, M.Ch.T., C.I. ~~ A practicing and successful, professional hypnotherapist and CVR specialist for more than 20 years.
Disclaimer: This information is for you to actually consider alternative possibilities for your success. Please seek advice from your medical professional before starting any weight loss or exercise program. Taking charge of your body is your right and privilege. Do so with knowledgeable information from trusted sources.