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Awareness and Alignment

To achieve success in life, a key principle is "awareness and alignment".

I first heard this phrase from Mike Ashcraft, pastor of Port City Community Church, and I must admit that the first time I heard it the phrase didn't grab me like it does now. Several repetitions later, though, I get it.

Here's the idea: Learn, and then apply. Understand, and then do.

Knowlege in and of itself doesn't produce any change. Uninformed action can quickly get you lost.

This principle applies to the Promise Diet™ in two key ways:

  1. Know yourself and your own personal food "vices", and then promise them away based on that knowledge.
    It's of course not enough to know your vices and lament about them, nor does making promises that aren't personalized to you bring the most benefit (or perhaps even any benefit).
  2. Gain a thorough understanding of proper nutrition and exercise, and then align your lifestyle toward that knowledge.
    I love something I heard a couple years ago: "In today's information-rich world, we are each our own primary care physician." But this means we must first know, and then do.




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