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Can you tell me the story of your prior successes, challenges, and major responsibilities?
Transforming your body from obese to healthy takes time, persistence, and diligent action even when you don’t at first see results from all of your efforts. The major responsibility that followed was to transform my mind so that it did not default to viewing myself as the obese little girl that I formerly was. Changing how you see yourself is vital to keeping the weight off long term.
Can you tell me about a time when you almost gave up, how you felt about that, and what you did instead of giving up?
I have heard it said that when you are committed to serving others and up leveling an area of their life you act as a bridge from where they are to a better place. It is inevitable that in this less than perfect world you may be walked on, mistreated or taken advantage of, in some way, shape or form. I know how incredibly wounding this can be.
It becomes your responsibility to choose to not become jaded, embrace a victim mentality or simply dwell on what happened. I can personally say that if you keep your eyes focused on fulfilling your purpose it becomes easier to remember that the validation, approval or support of others is simply not required.