Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why?
If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what... Read more
Do you often have trouble finding the motivation to stick to your exercise and nutrition goals? If so, then you might not be looking in the right place.
Experts who study motivation have long recognized two basic types of motivation:
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There are several kinds of motivation problems that people run into, and each requires a different set of strategies. Let's start here with a little quiz to find out which motivational problems you might be dealing with.
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You don’t have to be an expert to figure out that consistency is pretty essential to successfully change your life, your health, and your weight. But it’s also pretty clear that building a consistent routine of regular exercise and health... Read more
Hi, trying to connect to other journeymen and women. Need to read and interact with people who are trying to get healthy. This is an amazing site. I am getting better at recording my info. I have been periodically logging in and out...lost for awhile... Read more
I don't agree with the article I just read giving 5 good reasons it's OK to have a diet soda. They're good reasons if you're trying to lose weight, but not all sweeteners are safe! I'm specifically speaking about aspartame. I know many people who... Read more
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If your spouse is obese and does little or nothing about it, do not let him (or her) affect YOUR plan! Stay on track with diet and exercise and let your Spark community inspire and encourage you to continue!... Read more
I like to surround myself in motivation, with other people that are in the same boat as me, trying to lose weight. It gets hard at work when others aren't dieting.. It is easier for me to stick to it if I know someone else is counting on me. If you d... Read more
Excuses, excuses, excuses. I’ve heard them all and I hear them all the time."I just can’t seem to get motivated to exercise.'' ''I&rsquo ;m just not feeling it today.''''I have no energy.'&... Read more
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I'm almost at my 2 week mark - last week I watched the pounds come off quickly - this week I am still only down 1 pound and if it does not get better by weigh in day (Sat AM) I am going to spiral down - I know it - as it was - I had a lot to accompli... Read more
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