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90 Seconds to Success – The Value of You

The Value of You. Many people who suffer with obesity think of themselves as being worthless. But, the truth is that each of us is a unique work of art, a singular creation and beyond price. Even in the world of checks and credits, each of us has value because others have chosen to invest in us, whether financially or emotionally. By way of analogy, Craig shows us that even a violin overlooked in a pawn shop as a “piece of junk” can turn out to have tremendous worth – if only we know how to recognize it.
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90 Seconds to Success – Tongue Tied

Tongue Tied. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson reminds us that we have control over our tongues, not the other way around. Being consciously aware of what we intend to say before we say it is a powerful way to influence our own lives and those of others. Words have power, and it’s important to speak words that are going to empower ourselves and those around us to do the right thing.
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90 Seconds to Success – Wash Out Your Mouth

Wash Out Your Mouth. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson reminds us that the problem of obesity is not only on the outside (the extra pounds) but on the inside (what we think and say). By “washing out your mouth” and cleaning up any idle, negative, or thoughtless words you speak, you can change the way you think – and achieve a more positive outlook on life.
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90 Seconds to Success – Find Your Direction

Find Your Direction. It’s easy to lose your way from time to time on the road to self-improvement. Inspiration can provide direction – but inspiration isn’t built in. It has to be sought out and internalized before it can serve as a guide. By filling your mind with inspiration from without, you can figure out where you need to go within -- and stay on the right path to a more fulfilling life.
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90 Seconds to Success – Focus on the Positive

Focus on the Positive. Instead of focusing on what it is that we don’t have and what hasn’t worked for us, host Craig Thompson encourages us to focus on the new opportunities that lie ahead and our individual gifts. By focusing on the positive side of things we are able to create our own reality and find happiness for ourselves.  Just as important, staying positive, we are able to give back to others.

90 Seconds To Success – Dealing with Difficult People

Dealing with Difficult People. In life, we will always have to deal with difficult people, whether in our school, work place, or family. And, although we may believe it’s the person we do not like, it is usually a character trait that they posses. Even so, we generally categorize people into ones that we like, we don’t like, or we need something from. In this episode, host Craig Thompson encourages us to add a new category: people that we serve.

90 Seconds to Success – Progress Not Perfection

Progress NOT Perfection. In this episode of 90 Seconds to Success, host Craig Thompson reminds us to keep the mindset of a student, no matter where we are in our weight loss surgery journey. Not only can we continue to develop our character and learn healthy new habits, but we also refrain from placing unrealistic expectations on the people around us by maintaining a posture of humility and recognizing that we're all constantly in process.

90 Seconds to Success – Discovering Your Why

Discovering your WHY. The doctors can teach you “how” to change your eating and exercise habits before and after weight loss surgery, but to win the battle with obesity long term, you must discover you own WHY. Host Craig Thompson explains how identifying why you decided to have weight loss surgery and getting in touch with the raw emotions that prompted your decision can give you the strength to be more disciplined in your new post-op life.