How to Stick With Your Diet and Exercise Program

How to Stick With Your Diet and Exercise Program

by Lyn Kelley
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How to Stick With Your Diet and Exercise Program by Lyn Kelley

New, updated edition 2017! The purpose of this book is to motivate you to start, continue, and maintain your diet and/or fitness program. As a motivational coach, Dr. Lyn has assisted people with diet, fitness and health for over two decades. She doesn’t give you a specific diet or exercise program to follow. There are plenty of those already out there, and they’re not working because people just don’t stick with them! Instead, she will solve the problem which millions of people face, which is failing to stick with it. Motivation is the key factor in the success of any change program. She gives you the best research results and proven strategies that will MOTIVATE YOU to stick with (and achieve) your diet and exercise goals. The workbook pages will assist you with the support you need. PLUS, a guided meditation that will propel you beyond belief! So let’s get started. Today!
Introduction:
The 5 Most Crucial Factors
The 30-Day Secret
Chapter One: The Problem
What the Experts Say
Costs to Society (and YOU)
Emotional Eating
Exercise – The Fountain of Youth
The Golden Rule of Fitness
Chapter Two: The Solution
The TTM Model for Lasting Behavior Change
The 5 Stages You Must Go Through
Proven Motivational Techniques
Chapter Three: How to Implement the TTM Model
Where Are You Now, and Where Do You Want to Go?
Why Keeping a Written Record is Mandatory
Chapter Four: Staging and the TTM Process
Precontemplation
Contemplation
Preparation
Action
Maintenance
Chapter Five: Other Factors and Models Promoting Positive Diet and Exercise Behaviors
Use of Technology
Positivity and Attitude
Social Support
The “Plateau”
The “Yo-Yo” Effect
Dr. Oz’s Health, Diet and Fitness Tips
The Biggest Loser: 10 Weight-Loss Secrets from Alison Sweeny
Dr. Lyn’s 18 Weight Management Rules to Live By
Chapter Six: Calm Down to Slim Down
Research on Mindfulness and Weight
3 Powerful Mindfulness Exercises
9 Thoughts That Can Make You Thin
The Spiritual Cure for Overeating
The Number One, Most Motivating Factor for Regular Exercise
Chapter Seven: Guided Meditation
Resources
Appendices & Questionnaires
A: Internet Support
B: Internet Information
C: Physical Activity Assessment
D: Dietary Assessment
E: Diet and Nutrition Motivational Questionnaire
F: Exercise and Fitness Motivational Questionnaire

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000897362
Publisher: Lyn Kelley
Publication date: 04/18/2010
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 904,072
File size: 186 KB

About the Author

As a Motivational Coach and Speaker, my goal is “to empower people move to the next level of success in their lives.” Many people have asked for more information about me and why I am qualified to motivate others. So here’s a little bit about me and how I got here. It all started back in Fresno, CA where I was born and raised. As a child I knew I had a calling to help people be happier and live better lives. I knew this because I was keenly observant of people. I observed people and how they lived their lives. At age 10 a friend’s family invited me to a musical show called “Up With People!” This show had a major impact on me, and brought up my passion to help people be happier. Although my parents didn’t care about my grades, I received all A’s in school except I always failed Oral English. I couldn’t get up in front of the class and speak. What kept me going in school was my desire for a career in the helping/teaching profession, so I could help others become more successful. The females in my family were discouraged from going to college, so higher education became my way of rebelling. I earned my B.A. in Education from CSU Fresno. During college I had some wonderful professors who took me under their wing and encouraged me to speak in class. I learned that I enjoyed teaching and actually had a gift that had previously been repressed. I went on to get my teaching credential and taught Jr. and Sr. High School for 7 years. I went from a shy little girl who couldn’t speak in front of the class to a big girl who couldn’t STOP speaking in front of the class! Teaching adolescents was an amazing experience! I found that I wanted to work with them more one-on-one, so I went back to college to become a counselor. I received my M.S. in Counseling/Psychology from the University of Miami and became licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist. Initially I set out to get a wide range of experience. I worked in a children’s psych hospital in dual diagnosis, managed a residential treatment program for severely emotionally disturbed teenage girls, conducted biofeedback therapy for a pain management center, and worked in social services in the areas of foster care, child abuse and family reunification. Once I became licensed I worked in a private counseling practice for 7 years. I specialized in relationship counseling. During this time I realized that coaching, writing and teaching were what I really loved to do, so I started writing books for healthcare professionals and teaching continuing education courses. I became particularly interested in the field of motivation and coaching and worked on this as a specialty. I founded GROW Training Institute, Inc. which is a coach training organization, and became a Certified Professional Coach. I then coached myself through my Doctoral Program and earned my Ph.D. in Health Science through a correspondence program. I can now freely pursue my true passions of writing, speaking, coaching and consulting! I have published 36 books and am working on my next one now. Many people have asked me what has most motivated me during my life? I believe that we all have internal motivation when we find our gift. My strong desire to help people become higher functioning, happier and more successful must have initially come from my internal desire to grow, learn, and improve my life and the world around me. It also came from my deep appreciation for my mentors and teachers who helped me overcome my anxieties and fears about success. It came from reading books by great self help/spiritual authors such as Wayne Dyer, Gary Zukav, Louise Hay, Marianne Williamson, Barbara DeAngelis and Tony Robbins. I have learned that it is fear that stops us most. We sabotage our own success due to our own fear of our own light. I want to help others overcome their obstacles and shine their light brightly, just as my mentors did for me. I now do business, relationship and life coaching. As a Business Coach, I conduct trainings for businesses, entrepreneurs, corporations and organizations all over the world. I do practice building consulting for mental health and medical providers. As a relationship coach I help people stop sabotaging themselves and create their ideal relationships. I work by telephone, Internet and face-to-face. If you are interested in receiving coaching or need a motivational speaker, please contact me! I wish you much success. See my YouTube video: The Biggest Mistake Women Make in Dating and Love Relationships -Lyn Kelley, Ph.D., LMFT, CPC

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