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Your Instant Gratification vs Long-Term Goals explained

Posted by Morne Lubbe on

Your Instant Gratification vs Long-Term Goals explained

Have you ever found yourself wanting to start on a task, only to end up surfing the net for hours? Or you want to eat healthier, but always find yourself grabbing the fast food that's close by? It turns out there's a scientific reason behind our struggle between short-term rewards and long-term goals. The two conflicting brain regions According to research from Princeton University, there are two areas of the brain: one that is associated with our emotions and the other with abstract reasoning. As you might have guessed, the emotional part of our brain responds positively to instant gratification....

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Breakfast? What the Heck! by Janice Lubbe

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Breakfast? What the Heck!  by Janice Lubbe

Breakfast? What the heck!   For me cooking shouldn't be a schlep or time consuming or even costly. I want quick, simple, fuss free satisfying meals. So as a mom of 3 growing kids, a wife, business owner, juggling household & various community responsibilities... How does one still fit in time to prepare meals, 3 for that matter, big enough to feed everyone or even creatively? Since being introduced to the LCHF Lifestyle, life in our family has changed – for the better. I must be honest and admit, we did try the whole “replica food” thing too. A costly...

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I am just big boned, and you? by Tariro Chipere

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I am just big boned, and you? by Tariro Chipere

I always thought I was big boned",  that it was "in my genes" and a "family hereditary condtition" as my parents were large too.I was a size 26 and weighed 118 kg, sometimes more, this was my normal. I would consume Coke, all sorts of food, I would eat 3 full meals a day and snacking between meals was part of my daily routine. I would even keep packet of biscuits in my office drawer for just in case… I was on medication for high blood pressure by the time I hit my early 30's and still the weight just...

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My Story - Diana Fouche

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My Story - Diana Fouche

DIE GROOT 'BREKVIS' AFFERE EN MY 'TAKE' OP DIT Vir al my vriendinne met gesondheidsprobleme, skete en ander derglike en onnoembare goeters en natuurlik van ons wie se ‘asses’ ons begin bekruip het na 25 en moenie die kinders vergeet nie. Hierdie storie maak jou gesonder, jonger en baie meer energiek. Niemand betaal my om die ding te skryf nie, so hier is ‘n ‘free for all-use it/don’t use it’-ietsie... Ek het 2 Augustus 2015 begin en go my - hierdie is die ENIGSTE volhoubare leefstyl (want dit is definitief NIE ‘n dieet nie) waarop ek al ooit afgekom het!...

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My Story - Riana Nel

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My Story - Riana Nel

This is my story - I am a cyclist - not a very good one - but I love cycling - as you will see on the first photo my late husband and I cycled on the tandem - I did eight Argus Cycle tours - five on my own bike and three on the tandem with my late husband - then on that critical morning of the 8 th March 2010 on the morning of my late husband 60th 🎉 birthday he went out to Cycle and was killed on his bike with two other cyclists Uncle Jan and...

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