Breaking Bad Habits


by Christine Hunt



I receive daily quotes from Neale Donald Walsch and thought I would pass this one along since it can be applied to anyone and everyone’s lives.


He who eats ’til he is sick, must fast ’til he is well.Healthy Habits Ahead

That is a Hebrew proverb, and it has to do with a lot more than food.  Look to see what behaviors you are indulging in over and over again that are clearly not serving you.  Then go on a “bad habit diet”.

I mean it.  I’m not kidding.  Pick one bad habit, one bad behavior a day for five days.  You can do this.  Stop doing the stuff you’re doing that obviously does not serve you – or others.

 – Neale Donald Walsch


I immediately thought of habits of thought that sabotage us which can be traced to beliefs such as –

I am worthless.
I am not good enough.
What’s wrong with me.
I have to diet and exercise to lose weight.

Just take your pick.


positive-thinking_Ghandi_quoteSo, this week be aware of the negative thoughts that constantly run in your mind and consider how you can transform them into positive thoughts.  Stop dwelling on what is going wrong in your life and dream more about what you want to attract into your life.

Instead think –
I have value.
I am good enough.
I am wonderful.
What other options do I have to lose weight?

Do this for one week and make note of how you feel at the end of each day and the week; and possibly what good has happened to you during the week.

Then do the same thing the next week and the week after that until the new, good habits come naturally.



Please comment below with other ideas that you’d like to share or how this little exercise benefits you!

Happy_face_think-positiveTo your health!






Christine Hunt is a Wellness Coach and Certified EFT Practitioner and has found that working with the whole person by combining mind/body work, dietary adjustments and movement provides her clients with the tools they need to lose weight (and keep it off), get relief from chronic illness and positively transform their lives.  Contact her for a free, 15 minute consultation to learn why what she does works when other methods have failed.

Christine works with her clients in person, by Skype or phone.  So, if you live away from the Annapolis, Maryland area, she can still work with you.


  1. Your state of mind is very crucial when it comes to your desire and goal to live healthy and well. Breaking out bad habits of putting yourself down and selling yourself short can be hard, especially if you’re a pro at doing this for years. Still, that does not mean it’s impossible, and a lot of people have seen improvement in their quality of life by breaking out bad habits one by one. Great, inspirational post, this is something that can help a lot of people get started on having a healthy outlook in life.

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