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3 Ways Sleep Deprivation Sabotages Weight Loss

Sleep impacts how your body functions physically, mentally
and emotionally and has dramatic effects on your ability to lose weight.

In the book "Why We Sleep" by Matthew Waker he describes an experiment
where they took healthy people and compared how they ate when
given 8 hours of sleep a night vs. 4-5 hours.

What they found out was shocking. When sleep deprived the participants ate
an average of 300 more calories a day compared to when they were fully rested.

There are 3 key reasons this happens when sleep deprived...

First, your body produces more Ghrelin, which is the hormone your
body releases to signal you to eat, making you hungrier.

Second, your body produces less Leptin, the hormone that lets
your body know you've eaten enough, keeping you hungry.

Finally, the Amygdala (a part of your brain responsible for strong emotions such as anger)
showed a 60% amplification in emotional reactivity, leading to more emotional eating.

All of these things make it more difficult for you to lose weight.

But, if you get the proper amount of sleep, your body begins supporting you, making it easier.

To a good night's sleep.

Changing Your Self Image

Changing your self image is a powerful way to create dramatic changes in your life.

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Why Your Brain Doesn’t Like Willpower

Find out why your brain doesn't like willpower and the best way to create long term change.

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The Meaning of Weight Loss & Health

Get more motivated by changing what losing weight or getting healthy means to you.

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Changing Your Habit Loops

Discover your habit loops and how to change them.

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How Long Does It Take To Master Your Weight

How long do you think it'll take to lose weight and reach your goal?

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Making Weight Loss Enjoyable

Learn how to make weight loss and living healthy more enjoyable.

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Keystone Habits for Health and Weight Loss

I talk about how to become healthier and lose weight by implementing keystone habits.

Video Transcript

Hypnotizing Video: Venus Transit

If you want to go into a trance, watch the following video for 3 minutes.
It’s Venus passing in front of our Sun. While you watch this video pay attention to your breathing and think about the universe that you are living in right now. Different thoughts than you normally have will come up. Enjoy them.

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