Doug Pedersen

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PERSONAL BIO
Doug Pedersen was born in Greeley, Colorado. As the youngest in a family of two boys, he was raised in Burbank, California by his youthful parents who traded in the farmland of Nebraska for the smog and sunshine of the big city. He currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area where he and his wife run a staffing company.

According to his writings, he’s a deeply sensitive guy that overcame childhood obesity only to struggle with the same emotional imbalances that lurked in his shadow into adulthood. While in California his father became ill and lost his job. For the first time in Doug’s life things felt uncertain. He quickly discovered that food was the one thing he could control. He learned how to mask his emotional reaction to
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What’s your model of the world? I mean, really? What do you believe about who you are, what you’re made of, and why you’re here?





Depending on your answer to all, or some, of those questions my guess is that when it comes to self-care many of us are working with an outdated model. So, in order to address this issue I cut a video and drew (yes, hand drew) a chart that would outline things a little...

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Tuna Breath by Doug Pedersen
"GOODREADS GIVEAWAY:

I love the philosophy behind why this book was written. The author starts out so strong and has amazing inspirational quotes from his own life that are uplifting and all readers could relate to. He gets a little long winded and..." Read more of this review »
Tuna Breath by Doug Pedersen
"*I received this book for free in a Goodreads giveaway.
In this story we meet Doug. He is an insecure, angry, and overweight teen because of his binge eating. After graduating highschool he decides to make a change and lose weight so he can fulfi..." Read more of this review »
Tuna Breath by Doug Pedersen
"**I RECEIVED THIS BOOK FOR FREE THROUGH THE GOODREADS FIRST READS GIVEAWAY**

The title and cover art led me to believe that this book was mainly about Doug's weight loss journey. Yes, I know the title says coming of Age Story...

The first third of..." Read more of this review »
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Touching the Mystery by Ken Altabef
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Holy Bible by Anonymous
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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield
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Meditation in Action by Chögyam Trungpa
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The EFT Manual by Gary Craig
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“The only certainties in life are “time” and “change.” The question you must ask yourself: is now the time to change?”
Doug Pedersen

“Hope is the fuel that raises our standards. Losing it deletes our most basic desires.”
Doug Pedersen

“Chances multiply when you take them.”
Doug Pedersen

“The only certainties in life are “time” and “change.” The question you must ask yourself: is now the time to change?”
Doug Pedersen

“Hope is the fuel that raises our standards. Losing it deletes our most basic desires.”
Doug Pedersen

“Chances multiply when you take them.”
Doug Pedersen

“Negative self talk costs more than even the richest person can afford. So be nice to yourself whenever possible … and know that it is always possible.”
Doug Pedersen, Tuna Breath: A 275-Pound Teenager's Coming of Age Story

“Now you wouldn't believe me if I told you, but I could run like the wind blows. From that day on, if I was ever going somewhere, I was running!”
Winston Groom, Forrest Gump




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