My Word for the Year is…

By | Behavior Change, Mindset, Uncategorized

This post is from Angie, a contributer to Dustin’s blog.

Several recent posts have centered around looking back at 2010 and looking forward to the new year (this blog title refers to the “who are you going to BE post”) . In Dustin’s “lessons learned” post he talks about the importance of asking for help and finding your voice. In “Rudy” he challenges us to see where we are not giving our all and dares us to get out of our comfort zone.

Play along if you would: going to a health club, going to a group fitness class, setting a challenging goal/sharing the goal, bringing a healthy snack to share at work, saying “no” to dessert when everyone else says “yes”, telling others about successes/telling others about struggles, writing a blog/commenting on a blog, keeping a food journal. Alright, what do these things all have in common? They all require that we be “seen”. We are either looking at ourselves, or others are seeing us. Therefore, at the root of all these things may be feelings of vulnerability.

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