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Use your anal retentive personality to benefit your health.

I admit it; I have an anal retentive personality.

If you’re like me, you live for lists and schedules. These let me make sense of my life, and provide me at least a little measure of control.

These control tendencies can also work to your advantage when you’re trying to lose weight. It’s just a matter of pointing them in the right direction.

Read on for some tips on making these personality traits work for you.

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