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.
Get out a small piec... Read more
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 everyone. My name is Christine. I am a wife and mother of 4...3 boys and a girl. I absolutely have an addiction to food and diets don't work anymore. I need a complete lifestyle change with as much support and understanding from people who actual... Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Cynthia! I have been a Sparkpeople member for years...just not consecutively...lol. I would get motivated, stay in the game for a few weeks, and then I'd give up. Life would get too busy and I'd make every excuse in the book n... Read more
Hello, I am a rural teacher in AZ. I have been thin all my life, but the wrong kind of thin. All my bad eating no exercising has caught up with me. My baby at 35 and some meds changed my body, and my mind. I have spend a seeming unsuccessful journey... Read more
Actually, I think I am motivated when I think about it, and I have been working out about a half hour a day. But when it comes time to make a food choice, I don't choose to eat a normal amount, I choose something with sugar and lots of it.
I... Read more
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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