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From grouching to gratitude

Oscar the Grouch - grumbling vs. gratitude

(Note: an updated version of this article now appears on janasnyder.com)


As you begin to make changes in your diet and other health habits, you’re bound to encounter thoughts like these:

Boy, some {favorite junk food} would taste really good right now! Why can’t I just eat whatever I want? This sucks!

I do NOT want to work out today! I hate taking the time, I hate feeling inept, I hate feeling out of breath.

These complaints may seem harmless, and we think we’re just “letting off steam,” but you might be surprised at how destructive these thoughts are.

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