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How our thoughts create our reality

02 The negative effects of stress
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Most of us have a lot of dreams, some of them are really big while others are small and when someone ask me how they can make their dreams a reality my answer is this: you need to take that big dream and set it as your ultimate goal, divide it into small monthly and weekly goals, create a plan of action and follow it. This is the active part but your mind needs to be right, what you think of most of the time is what we attract.

Most of us spend most of our time thinking on what we don´t want, even when you take some time every day to read affirmations or visualize your goals this is not enough if the rest of the day you are thinking of the opposite. The problem is our subconscious mind as long as your subconscious mind is stock in a negative way of thinking and the wrong mindset you´ll stay where you are.

Everything you see in your real life was first a thought, everything is created first in our mind then we come with ideas to take that thought and bring into the real world. This is easier said than done, your mindset, your thoughts, feelings and emotions they all need to be in harmony and you need to act so that you achieve your goals.

Since we are born we are programmed by society, friends, family, school, media to live a certain way and this program full of negativity and lack thoughts are stored in our subconscious this is why we keep living the same way year after year. This is why if you are struggling financially even when your goal is to get a better job and earn more money you can be doing all the visualization and affirmation exercises you want but if you don´t change the program running in your subconscious you won´t make any progress.

What we need to do is reprogram the mind, change the thoughts that are running on our subconscious to go according to our goals and the life we want to live. The way to do this is by repetition, yes we need to use tools like visualization but to make that mental image work we need to first calm the mind. Our mind is always working, it never stops, it´s always thinking so if you don´t work on calming it first you won´t be able to focus on what you really want.

Our mind is always creating the worst scenarios possible for any situation, we´ve been programmed to think negatively the entire time so when you start making changes it gets though.

Repetition is key so yes you need to change your thoughts patterns and the programs that are playing on your mind right now, to change them you need to visualize your goals and affirmations but it is important that your mind is calm when you do this. To calm your mind you need to use breathing and meditation techniques, you can start with breathing and go into meditation once you are relaxed and your mind is calm, then you can start visualizing your goal and putting as much feelings and emotions. This is when great things start to happen.

Now that you are training your mind you know that is not only about thinking positive thoughts, the energy and vibration you are key, you can be thinking positive thoughts but deep inside you feel fear, anger or doubt so your energy and vibration are not in harmony with your thoughts.

When you breath and meditate to calm and relax your mind and body you are able to get your thoughts, feelings and emotions in harmony once you achieve harmony and you put the time and work needed that is when the magic happens.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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The power of believing in yourself

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I´ve met so many people in my life that have so many big dreams but they don´t accomplish any of those dreams. They settle to what we´re taught about living pay check to pay check and they´re really focused on what everyone around them have to say and since we´re more prone to criticize, blame and make fun of everyone else they believed they didn´t deserve anything so they stopped believing in themselves.

We all dream of having an amazing life but not everyone of us is willing to pay the price to live that amazing life, it takes so much hard work and time but what makes the difference is making the first step and to make that first step you need to be motivated enough. The way to get that high amount of motivation you need is by believing in yourself, believing it is possible.

Have you ever heard the phrase “If you don´t believe in yourself no one else will”? This is absolutely true and the reason is simple, people sense what you radiate, if you don´t believe in yourself you lack confidence and the fear and doubt that runs inside of you is what you radiate.

If you don´t believe in you, you are limiting yourself to a tone of ideas, possibilities and opportunities that this amazing life can give you. Almost all successful people from entrepreneurs to great athletes, actors and actresses, musicians they all believed in themselves even when no one else did, they set a target and work on it knowing that it could be possible and that they could do it.

What would you love to do right now and for the rest of your life if I tell you that it is absolutely possible and that you have everything you need to do it?

One of the first things you need to do and you can start right now is stop thinking of what other people say and think of you, if you want something belief it´s possible and believe that you can achieve and don´t listen to everyone around you who tells you it can´t be done or you won´t make it, do not pay attention to those comments.

Visualization is a great tool to keep you focus and motivated, you need to create a clear mental image of what you want to achieve and feel the emotions as if you already achieved it, the emotions and feelings are the key to keep you focus and working towards your goal.

If you have a dream take that big dream and set it as your ultimate goal from there you work backwards, you set monthly goals and weekly goals and create an action plan with things you need to do every day, every week and every month. Small actions every day get you closer to your goal.

Since we´ve been conditioned to doubt ourselves it can be hard to start with big goals so start with something small, we all have small goals that we want to accomplish but “we´re just waiting for the right time” or “we´re not ready yet” all this thoughts are excuses based on fear and self doubt.

I´ve seen in many people that our lifestyle also has a huge effect on our believes and how much we are able to achieve our goals, if we have unhealthy habits we have low energy, we´re not focused, we´re lazy, we are in a terrible mood and of course we don´t feel like doing anything. Developing good healthy habits like exercising, eating healthy foods, lowering stress, having good quality sleep and the right mindset makes it easier to believe in yourself. When you have a healthy lifestyle based on healthy habits you feel great and when you feel great your confidence and believe in yourself increases and this is when great things start to happen.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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How habits create your life

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Habits are small actions you do every day sometimes without thinking about them. Your habits create your life. Good habits lead to a life of success, bad habits lead to failure.

What you do every single day determine how you live, if you want to be successful create good habits that lead you to a life of success. Your day is built of habits, from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep most of your daily actions are habits, you are so used to doing them that they are now part of your subconscious and you can do them even with your eyes closed, this is a routine.

Most people have poor habits that lead them to average results, following the same routine every day that keeps you comfortable in a way that you don´t have to work that much but that keeps you struggling with money and that keeps you stuck in the same place is the result of poor habits.

Bad habits will keep from achieving your goals and dreams. Habits like complaining, criticizing and blaming someone else when something didn´t go out the way we wanted is one of the worst things you can do that keep you where you are. Waking up late, not exercising, eating unhealthy food, procrastinating are all examples of bad habits that not only are leading you to health problems and diseases, also to a life of struggle. Your life will not improve until you decide to change, until you take responsibility and commit to a better life.

With good habits you are able to grow personal and professional while living healthy and enjoy life as much as possible. When you want to achieve any goal you want to sustain the results, the best way is to make it effortless, good habits are the only way to get to your goals and sustain them, good daily habits make your goals seem effortless and give you the freedom to enjoy life.

Achieving any goal is simple if you have good habits, what´s difficult is building those good habits which take time, it´s not something you can do from one day to another, you need at least one month but it can take up to 3 months for a habit to become part of our life. It´s tough to build new habits because it requires our focus and attention and with so many things that need to get done we get right back to our old habits.

To develop new habits you need to start small, for eating healthy you can start by eliminating junk food from your house and the next time you go for the grocery buy healthy, natural foods, instead of candies and cookies buy some fruit, seeds and nuts, start by doing 10 or 20 minutes of exercise, start with 10 pushups and 10 squats and make it daily. Schedule 30 minutes of your day to exercise, it will be hard the first days but do it, do not complain or make excuses. If you want to get up earlier set the alarm and live it far from your bed, once you´re up start doing what you plan.

When you start building good habits you´ll get some kind of results, you feel better and things start to be better, this motivates you to continue with this new habits until they stick.

Developing new habits and will power go hand in hand, the first weeks you will need will power to get up and do what you need to do until it becomes a routine, exercising or waking up earlier are some of the hardest habits to develop, get up and do it anyway, focus on the rewards, focus on your goal and it´ll be easier to do it.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life. Pam

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The truth about balance in life

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For the past months I´ve heard so many people talking about trying to have some balance in their lives but the problem I see is that their priorities are not right, they want to spend more time on parties and having fun and less time working and even when that is great we need to have some time for us and prioritize our health.

Nowadays is very hard to find balance in life, most people that say they live a balanced life is not true, in some areas of life we live in the excess side while on other areas just the minimum.

Many of us live a life of excess and this excesses are the most dangerous we could choose, excess parties, excess alcohol, excess food, excess amount of time sitting on the couch watching TV or Netflix and wasting time.

People give more importance and prioritize things that make them feel good, things and activities that give them instant pleasure, for me that´s not life balance that´s comfort, as long as you´re having fun, having a good time and enjoying yourself you´re fine but this is just momentarily so you live a life of excess to get as much of those good times as possible.

Most people nowadays live an average, normal or what I call mediocre life because they want to, they´re lazy, they want to stay in their comfort zone even when they hate their job and their income is just enough to pay bills. People do not want to work, they do not want to put the effort needed in all areas of life, if it gets them out of their comfort zone they get scared and paralyzed  and prefer to stay where they are, in a place that they do not need to work hard.

Life balance is about having fun and putting the effort when needed, enjoying time with family and friends when it´s time and working as hard as possible when you need to work, life is not going to be easy sometimes nor it is going to be fun, there are times when life hits you hard and you need to get through those moments.

Balance is not only about health and fitness, when talking about life balance there are many more things that come into play.  For me, balance is putting the same amount of effort, time and focus on everything you do, it´s knowing when you can have fun and when you need to work and be present in the moment, giving the best of me at everything I do always.

Balance is about choosing exercise over party, I´m not telling that you need to live in the gym and forget about social life but if you go to parties, family reunions or social meetings every week, if you watch 3 to 4 hours of TV a day, if you waste a lot of time watching news or on social media and you do not have time for 30 minutes of exercise you need to consider making some changes to your life.

Balance in life is knowing what you need to do and doing it when it needs to be done, putting the same amount of effort, time and focus on everything you do.

Life balance is making time to workout every day, focus on eating healthy meals with some meals out with friends and family, getting the job done when it needs to be done and reduce the amount of TV.

Having balance in life also means taking time to take care of yourself so that you can give the best in every other aspect of your life this include eating healthy most of the time and working out daily, if you feel great and you love the way you look this alone completely change your way of thinking and help you make better decisions.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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The roller coaster of life

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I couldn´t find a better way to describe the amazing journey of life than to compare it with a roller coaster full of emotions.

Life is not easy, it´s not supposed to be easy you may have some times when everything is going the way you planned, you´re getting higher and it all is perfect until you reach a point where you get stuck, or you fail.

Life is full of ups, downs, turns, more downs, ups and some more turns, the ups are when you are climbing those big mountains of challenges and finally you make it to the top those small victories are necessary to give you confidence and keep you motivated, it´s a proof that all the hard work, effort and time are worth it. Be careful with the highs and the victories, celebrate them but don´t take too much time that you lose focus of your bigger goals.

You´ll get to some difficult times where you lose or you don´t get the results you were expecting, those times when you fail are your downs and you need to learn from them, how low you get depend of so many different factors, and it may be thanks to something out of your control, how you act or how you react to this moments will determine your success or failure, if you take it as a lesson and get up stronger finding ways to improve and get better you´ll eventually succeed but if you start blaming others and the circumstances chances are you won´t get up, this negative and failure mentality will lead you to failure, you´re not a failure you have everything you need to succeed so don´t let those downs keep you down, prove them you are stronger and that you´ll achieve your goal.

If you give up you´re thinking that there´s no way out, that thing will get as bad as they are, that you don´t have what you need to get up and continue fighting, this are all lies that your mind could tell you, get up, take charge of your thoughts and prove everyone specially yourself that you got what you need to get as high as you want.

Even when you have a plan of action you may get through certain points where you need to adjust your plan, it doesn´t matter what´s your goal you´ll always have to adjust your plan along the way, sometimes things won´t go as plan so instead of blaming someone else you act by adjusting everything that´s necessary to keep you moving closer to your goal. This are the turns you´ll never be on a straight line.

At the end when you achieve your goal you can turn back and see everything you´ve been through and feel nothing but proud of yourself, amazed of everything you are capable and ready to go through the next roller coaster that will get you higher, you become addicted, and every time you want bigger goals.

It may be hard to know how to keep your eyes on your goal, stay focused on that vision you want to achieve while keeping your feet on the ground and living in the present moment,  not letting anyone or anything distract you from your goal and working as hard as you need for as long as you need means making some sacrifices, what are you willing to give up to get what you want?

Don´t try to avoid any of this ups, downs or turns, most of the times you don´t know when they will come just be prepared by knowing that you´ll find a lot of them throughout your journey and those are the ones that will make you more confident, stronger and will make your life full of emotions and adventures.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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Our lifestyle nowadays

03 Our lifestyle
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I´m a huge believer that many of the diseases we´re dealing with today are the result of our lifestyles, our daily activities have been significantly reduced, an unhealthy diet, high levels of stress and social media.

Let’s talk about first our daily activities, we spend most of the day sitting, sitting in the car to get to the job, in a chair at the office, in the car once again to get back home, in the coach to watch movies or late night news. Many guys spend a lot of time in the couch watching sports and almost zero minutes practicing the sports or doing some type of exercise. It´s more enjoyable to watch the sport than to practice it, it takes the effort and pain out of your body.

Our diets are based on highly processed food, everything is grab and go, that is more convenience for us is better to solve problems in the short term but the consequences are bigger long term. All those foods does not have any nutrients, you´re just consuming a lot of calories with a lot of sugar and unhealthy fats and no nutrients so your body won´t function properly.

Stress also plays a big role on health and most of our day is stressful from the moment we wake if it´s late, through all the traffic to arrive to the school or the office, dealing with our coworkers, the boss or schoolmates and teachers.

Food is fuel for your body but it has become more a way to relief stress and to deal with negative situations. Highly processed food that is high in sugar and unhealthy fats has many negative effects on your body and lifestyle, it has no nutrients so your brain keep sending signals of hunger to receive the nutrients it needs to function properly, it keeps cravings high, all the chemicals added create addiction so it´s hard for you to stop consuming them and it releases dopamine in your brain which makes you feel good.

Have you realized that every time you´re feeling down, stressed, depressed or anxious you go for that bag of cookies, those donuts or bowl of ice cream? and you also go to social media? this is because of the dopamine response this unhealthy foods and social media create making you feel good and relax.

The reason why highly processed and fast food became the base of our diets it because it´s grab and go and it´s accessible, our lives nowadays are very fast passed and many of us don´t have time to cook and prepare meals or to eat at a good restaurant every day.

From the three aspects that have more impact on our health nowadays (nutrition, exercise and stress) if we focus on nutrition and exercise, the impact that this two will have on our health and overall life is great. Stress is a little more difficult to manage, some simple things you can do to reduce stress is avoid negative situations, negative environments and negative people, stop watching or reading news, spend less time on social media. If you are like me that doesn´t care about what others say of you and what´s happening around you and if you only focus on what you can do and not on what others are doing or saying you´ll live a more positive and happy life. This are simple things you can start doing today that will help you lower stress.

Stop eating unhealthy foods, all those sweets, junk, highly processed and fast food keeps you in an unhealthy cycle that is so hard to give up, the first step to change your life is avoid all those foods and eat cook meals prepared with real, fresh ingredients, just by doing this you´ll feel a lot better and your body starts to change and look better too.

Workout every day, focus on strength training, getting stronger lifting weight or using your own body. You need to be more active every single day, once you create the habit of working out you´ll see that there´s some type of activity that you like doing and that there´s something you want to improve, it may be in performance, endurance, aesthetics, use that as your motivation to improve and train every day.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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Stay out of your comfort zone

02 Stay out of your comort zone
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The famous comfort zone is the worst place to be, you are comfortable in some ways but you are struggling in others.

Going to a job you hate just to get enough money to pay bills but you feel comfortable because you don´t have to work that much, you don´t have to think. If you want more from live then stop complaining and blaming other people of your life and current circumstances, stop criticizing and take action now.

In your comfort zone you are comfortable because you are familiar with the process, in your work you know your routine and exactly what you need to do, you do not need to put any effort and things seem to be in control, you have a monthly income that is enough to pay bills, to buy food, there´s no fear and no need to get stressed out for things getting out of control. Getting out of that comfort zone increase stress and anxiety not knowing what´s going to happen, not seeing things clearly increases fear.

Getting out of your comfort zone, making the decision of taking risks and wanting to change your life is a big step to achieving your biggest rewards, getting out of your comfort zone challenge you and push you to achieve things you never thought were possible. Doing things that challenge us helps us grow and learn, if you want to get better and progress you need to challenge yourself.

All the risk and fear is worth it once you see what you are capable of, not all people like the feeling of anxiety, the fear of not having anything clear and secure which is why they prefer the comfort zone.

Getting out of your comfort zone means learning, part of the fear of getting out of that zone is knowing that you are aiming for something big, that you don´t have all the skills and knowledge you need and that you will fail. You´ll see that there are so many things that you need to learn and that time of boredom and stress while you are learning becomes the biggest obstacles. There you are stretching your mind, improving skills or techniques, learning abilities all this is what helps you grow.

The way to make the learning process more enjoyable is to do something you love otherwise you will give up. You can consider your hobbies and talents, what do you have more fun doing? Even when things get stressful and challenging the final results and the price for achieving your goal is  so amazing but the fulfillment, and joy comes from the journey.

This is what life is all about setting big goals that are always challenging you in some way that doesn´t give you the change to get comfortable so that you grow and be better every day.

I like to stay out of my comfort zone as much as possible, it makes me feel alive and it gives me something to work for. I have my purpose in life very clear and everything I do is based on what I love which is fitness and music, helping people live healthier and happier and I look for goals that get me out of my comfort zone. Sharing all I know with you in this website and videos get me out of my comfort zone but I love the challenge of writing and getting better.

If you want something different in your life or if you want your life to be better you need to make different choices, making different choices means getting out of your comfort zone, the reason why most people get stuck living the same all their lives if because they like the feeling of comfort and security even when most of them are always struggling with their finance or any other aspect of life, but if you want to achieve something better you need to change things, forget about playing it safe, challenge yourself and see how far you can get, enjoy the challenges and enjoy the feeling of being out of your comfort zone.

Set goals that scare you, that make you feel that fear but at the same that inspire you and motivate you, focus on doing things you love. You can start with small goals that are not as risky but that give you more confidence and belief to try bigger things.

When you set goals that get you out of your comfort zone you may need to change your beliefs and routine, it all depends of what you want to achieve and how your life looks like, there´ll be challenges along the way but the good thing here is that someone has already done or achieved what you want so you can learn from them.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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Success is a lifestyle based on good habits

01 The lifestyle of success
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Have you ever asked yourself why successful people keep getting success and average people stay that way? It´s their habits what makes the difference.

Habits are small actions you do every day sometimes without thinking about them. Your habits create your life. Good habits lead to a life of success, bad habits lead to failure.

What you do every single day determine how you live, if you want to be successful create good habits that lead you to a life of success. Your day is built of habits, from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to sleep most of your daily actions are habits, you are so used to doing them that they are now part of your subconscious and you can do them even with your eyes closed, this is a routine.

Most people have poor habits that lead them to average results, following the same routine every day that keeps you comfortable in a way that you don´t have to work that much but that keeps you struggling with money and that keeps you stuck in the same place is the result of poor habits.

Bad habits will keep you from achieving your goals and dreams. Habits like complaining, criticizing and blaming someone else when something didn´t go out the way you wanted is one of the worst things you can do that keep you where you are. Waking up late, not exercising, eating unhealthy food, procrastinating are all examples of bad habits that not only are leading you to health problems and diseases, also to a life of struggle. Your life will not improve until you decide to change, until you take responsibility and commit to a better life.

With good habits you are able to grow personal and professional while living healthy and enjoy life as much as possible. When you want to achieve any goal you want to sustain the results, the best way is to make it effortless, good habits are the only way to get to your goals and sustain them, good daily habits make your goals seem effortless and give you the freedom to enjoy life.

Achieving any goal is simple if you have good habits, what´s difficult is building those good habits which take time, it´s not something you can do from one day to another, you need at least one month but it can take up to 3 months for a habit to become part of our life. It´s tough to build new habits because it requires our focus and attention and with so many things that need to get done we get right back to our old habits.

To develop new habits you need to start small, for eating healthy you can start by eliminating junk food from your house and the next time you go for the grocery buy healthy, natural foods, instead of candies and cookies buy some fruit, seeds and nuts, start by doing 10 or 20 minutes of exercise, start with 10 pushups and 10 squats and make it daily. Schedule 30 minutes of your day to exercise, it will be hard the first days but do it, do not complain or make excuses. If you want to get up earlier set the alarm and live it far from your bed, once you´re up start doing what you planned.

When you start building good habits you´ll get some kind of results, you feel better and things start to get better, this motivates you to continue with this new habits until they stick. For habits to stick you need to do it over and over and over again, repetition is key. You won´t develop new habits if you do it today and the next two days you´re too tired to do them.

Developing new habits and will power go hand in hand, the first weeks you will need will power to get up and do what you need to do until it becomes a routine, exercising or waking up earlier are some of the hardest habits to develop, get up and do it anyway, focus on the rewards, focus on your goal and it´ll be easier to do it.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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Why fitness matters

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I´m trying to remember the day I decided to lose weight and get in shape, I was really excited but a couple of days after I started a program I didn´t feel like working out and for some reason I couldn´t control my cravings for sweets, junk and all unhealthy food. After many years being lazy and eating all kind of junk it was hard mentally to make different choices and in many cases I ended up eating the whole bag of chips, cookies or chocolate and skipping workouts.

I think this is something everyone who wants to get in shape deals with and it´s normal, the way you get through that hard time is what makes all the difference. Being mentally strong to break the pattern of old unhealthy habits and develop new ones is what´s all about. Once I found out what the truth was and I created a program based on that true information I convinced myself that my mind was playing tricks with me, it wanted me to fail but I won´t let it, from that point on everything changed.

Getting in shape and sustain it is about lifestyle, you need to develop healthy habits that make it easy for you to achieve any fitness goal in an effortless way.

As in everything in life taking the first step and getting momentum is the hardest step, it is not just one step, in fitness you may take that first step by eating healthy and working out but in this first days you realize how physically, mentally and emotionally though this is so you give up.

You need to take that first step and continue, keep doing it until you get momentum, once you got that momentum going then don´t stop. Most of us begin our fitness journey to get in shape and lose weight but this is only the beginning and the reason to get involved in fitness but the goal must be to make it part of your life.

If you are following the right program you´ll get results every week and those results keep you motivated, once you get to your desired goal you have several options, you may want to sustain those results, staying in shape is not that hard once you develop the right habits, you may want to go one step further and get leaner or you may want to gain some muscle mass.

Depending on what you decide to do not next is how you´ll need to adjust your new healthy habits, specially your nutrition and training to fit that new goal and since it´s now part of your life it´s easier to follow through.

Most of us wait for New Year’s Resolution to beginning our fitness journey, I think there´s something about New Years that make us want to start the right way but you we can start this journey any day. Actually there´s no reason to wait until New Year, it´s February 2019 but it can be April, July or any other month and you can set your goal for Christmas, Instead of waiting for New Year start today and set your target for Christmas or Thanksgiving, your goal is to be in the best shape of your life for Thanksgiving.

Keep something in mind, the first weeks it´s going to be difficult, you´re going to be making different decisions and you´re mind will try to take you back by bringing all kind of negative thoughts and excuses, when this happen don´t contemplate those thoughts just get up and do what you need to do. The only way to develop new habits is by doing them over and over and over again so don´t think twice, if you need to get up earlier to work out don´t let your mind take control of you, instead take control of your mind by getting up and exercising.

It would mean so much to me if you share this post with your friends and family and if you follow me on Twitter and Facebook, together we can help millions live a better life.

Pam

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Why your mindset is really important

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The role your mindset plays on achieving any goal and how you live your life is key. For so long I´ve been wondering why I can´t achieve anything worth having in life, why can´t I achieve any of the goals I set even when I have a plan and I know exactly what to do and finally I realized that my mindset was taking me away from success. If you don´t know why you can´t achieve your goals even when you have a plan and know exactly what to do this may be the reason.

To achieve any goal there´s something you need to change, you need to make different choices, learn new skills, act different and this means you´re getting out of your comfort zone and every time you do this your mind will fight you back.

In most cases achieving any goal is more of a mental game, once you can control your mind it´ll be easier to achieve what you want. Our thoughts create our reality whether you know this or you want to accept this or not, negative thoughts equals negative life, positive thoughts equals positive life.

Getting your mindset right is the hardest thing to do, it´s not that simple to just think positive thoughts and you´ll attract what you want, things doesn´t work that way, if it was this simple many of us would already have everything we want. There are some things that need to work together, your thoughts, feelings and emotions need to be in harmony and this is easier said than done.

You have a conscious mind and a subconscious mind, you may be thinking and saying that you look great, you love your body and having all kind of positive affirmations which are lies that help you think and feel a certain way but your subconscious is stock in past, in negative thoughts that are contradicting and your subconscious wins. Your mind loves repetition so you need to repeat those positive lies enough so that your mind takes them as a reality.

Once you decide to make a change and to take action following a plan to achieve your goal your mind starts playing games with you. How many times have you set the alarm earlier to wake up and exercise before you go to school or to work and the moment it sounds so many thoughts come to your mind like “it´s to earlier”, “start tomorrow”, “you need to sleep more” etc? All this reasons why you don´t need to take action is your mind trying to keep you in the same place.

Once you start changing your thoughts you also need to work on your feelings, how you feel is what you attract to your life, if you feel happy you attract happy moments to your life. Smile more and have more fun and you´ll see how your day starts to be more fun. Listen to music that lift you and dance to stay in a positive state.

Nothing will come if you don´t work for it, even when I think that our thoughts create our reality and that our feelings attract more of the same I also believe that if you want something you need to work for it.

You need to train your mind the same way you train your muscles, one simple technique you can use is meditation. Meditation can help you be aware of the present moment, be aware of your thoughts making it easier to change any negative thought to positive and stay focus on your goal. Along with meditation you can use techniques like visualization and affirmations to give your brain a clear image of what you want to achieve. Once you have a clear image try to think about how it would feel if you have already achieve your goal and feel those emotions as real as you can. The longer you stay focused on this positive thoughts and images of your goal and the more time you can stay in a positive state the fastest it will become your reality.

Once you have the right mindset you need a plan of  activities you need to do every single day that will get you where you want. It doesn´t matter how hard those activities are or if you want to do them or not, with the right mindset you´ll think of the end goal and you´ll do what you need to do whether you want or not.

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Pam