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How to Start Over with New Hope!

Remember, you are not a failure. You have not overcome overeating because you have applied the wrong medicine to this condition. It is time to start over with new hope. You can change your heart’s focus. And do not be afraid, because you should only fear missing the guiding hand of Go
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Exercise and Weight Loss

Exercise will not increase the speed of your weight loss, because, when using hunger and fullness, the body already knows how much energy you spent and it will ask for more food...
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How to Approach the Scales

The body is made of mainly water, and water can fluctuate. If you have been obedient to hunger and fullness, you will lose weight. Therefore, keep food records of hunger and fullness. Do not be surprised if your weight goes up if you are disobedient to the stomach...
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Ideal Body Weight

The body is amazingly made; you are amazingly made. God designed all of us in His image, but each body is quite unique. Again, what the ideal body weight is for one person is not the ideal body weight for another...
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How to be Free from Obsessive Body Focus

Focused on taking care of the body and body focus are two different things. There are many different degrees of body focus that I have run into over the years of counseling. This obsession can lead to many kinds of strongholds: narcissism, exercise-aholism, anorexia, bulimia, chronic
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You are Not a Failure

You are not a failure—no one can maintain man-made rules for any length of time because they run against the body’s natural eating, and underneath they are increasing the self-focus and greed. It is inevitable that you will eat more and gain more in the end...
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Something to Read Daily

Colossians 2 taught us that man-made rules do not work, and the following passage from Colossians 3 teaches us what God’s rules are and then backs up how quickly we can choose to stop indulging. I recommend—and I have seen it work wonders—to read this chapter every day until you have
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The Temptation to Diet

It is tempting to diet because you instinctively know that SELF can control your day instead of God. It is tempting to diet, for instinctively you know that you still do not have to surrender to the internal guiding hand of God—SELF can rule...
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Letting Go of Control

Turning to God means that you are letting go of your control. In the past, you decided what you were going to eat and when you were going to eat it and when you were going to shop and what you were going to buy—and when you were going to say something and whatever it was you wanted to
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The Expectation of More

Man-made rules from medicine, religion, science, philosophy, psychology, etc. do not work because they intuitively get you to focus on yourself—your favorite subject. People love the weekly counsel sessions where you pay someone to ask you questions about yourself and pay them to let
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