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Top 3 Mistakes Most Beginner Detoxers Make

The funny thing about these mistakes is that they are not your fault! In fact, when I made these mistakes, I was doing something that detox and cleanse experts were telling me to do. The reality is that their models just didn’t work for me. The real learning here is for you to allow yourself to make the choice about detoxing that’s right for YOU, not matter what any expert, including myself, tells you.Mistake #1: Doing a Detox that’s Too ComplexSo, I’m one of those people who doesn’t always like to start at the beginning. I want to be good at everything I try – now! That’s natural for many of us.With detoxing, this gets a little tricky. Most of us have really complex relationships with food. The challenge with food is that we can’t avoid it – we need to eat several times a day to stay nourished and healthy. And for many emotional and addictive eaters, this is where the problem lies: you can’t give up the thing that’s causing you pain.A detox is an incredible opportunity to look at your eating habits from an analytical perspective. Most of us have attachments to certain foods, whether it’s sugar, or potato chips, or a glass of wine or cocktail at the end of the day. Many detox programs require you to give up a LOT of foods at once. Some even require that you give up food altogether and live on just juice for weeks.The Solution when you’re searching for a detox program, be sure to choose one that gives you more information than you ever think you’ll need so that you aren’t left feeling frustrated and stuck.Mistake #2: Going it AloneHave you ever tried to use willpower to get yourself to do something? How did it go? Were you able to get what you thought you needed or did you end up in worse