Our Lady of Weight Loss

Our Lady of Weight Loss


#OneWord Thursday: #Listen to the Nighttime Fall

Daisy BeeA follow up to my Tuesday’s Kick Tush post, “The 7 Don’ts of Listening,” I decided to dedicate this week to listening:  to people, to pets, to the rustling trees, the chirping birds, to my thoughts, to the nighttime fall; as well as the food calling my name.

I listen, observe, take notice, tune in and in so doing a calm washes over me, and I find myself making healthy choices with ease.  For some, this is an obvious happening; for others, it might not make sense.  Either way, I invite you to try it; to really listen to any and all that you can listen to and see if your relationship to food miraculously improves.  Then…write me!

Here are a few Listening Quotes to Chew On from Our Lady of Weight Loss a.k.a. Our Lady of Weightlessness, she who assures that the ‘light’ and ‘lite’ are found in the silence!

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. ~ Stephen  R. Covey

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ~ Leo Buscaglia

There’s a lot of difference between listening and hearing. ~  G.K. Chesterton

I am bilingual, speaking English and body language.  I prefer the latter, because I can speak it silently and without listening and while my back is turned. ~ Jarod Kintz

Part of doing something is listening. We are listening. To the sun. To the stars. To the wind. ~ Madeleine L’Engle

You’re short on ears and long on mouth. ~ John Wayne

An appreciative listener is always stimulating. ~ Agatha Christie

The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. ~ William Hazlitt

We have two ears and only one tongue in order that we may hear more and speak less. ~ Diogenes Laertius

Stop. Be present.  Empty yourself.  Wait.  Listen.  The answers are in the silence. ~ Janice Taylor

For the best wellness and weight loss wisdom join: Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Club:  Kick in the Tush Club/FB.

Spread the word–NOT the icing!

Janice Taylor
wise * fun * utterly useful

———————————————————————————-
For the best life, wellness and weight loss wisdom, visit Janice:
Our Lady of Weight Loss
sign up for the Kick in the Tush Club e-letter
join and chat: Kick in the Tush Club/Facebook

 



Previous Posts

Kick in the Tush Tuesday: An Experiment--Let's Get Miserable!
"When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see som

posted 8:25:39pm Sep. 02, 2014 | read full post »

Puzzled? The 3-Tiered Curiously Charismatic Cupcake
This week's Get Jiggy Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle, The Three-Tiered Cupcake,  is inspi

posted 7:50:27am Sep. 01, 2014 | read full post »

Eat This: Lose Weight -- Back-On-the Bandwagon Baked Beans
Just in case you fall off the weight loss bandwagon, and I'm not saying you will, but just in case, here's

posted 2:23:44pm Aug. 29, 2014 | read full post »

#OneWord Thursday: #Loss - Letting Go Is the Lesson
I’ve often wondered how the words “weight loss” resonate with our psyche. The mere mention of either word often b

posted 11:29:27am Aug. 28, 2014 | read full post »

What Happens If You Don't Have Loving Parents?
If you don’t have loving parents, then you had better learn to be a loving parent to yourself. ~ Anonymous Life is about love. Plai

posted 1:30:59pm Aug. 27, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.