“Have you ever noticed that when people lose weight they also tend to lighten up?” says Jan Shepherd in her Huffington Post blog, titled “The Bearable Lightness of Being.”

She points to four tips for creating more lightness in your life and says that it could be that weight loss carries a “gratitude switch” that turn on when we realize how light we can be.

“I wonder if it takes
an actual physical change to activate that switch or that switch causes a
physical change,” she says. “Whichever, things have lately become very heavy and I think its
time for us all to lighten up.”

Read more about The Bearable Lightness of Being.

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