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Motivation Secrets

How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?

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Chase Your Passion


"Chase your passion, not your pension."
~ Denis Waitley


How many people do we know who are "Chasing Their Pension"? OK, so maybe it's not the pension per se but some other actually meaningless goal. So ...

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Who inspires you?

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Today, Sparkcoach asked, "who inspires you"? I had to think for a minute, and I figured out that I did. I inspire me. I get up every day, determined to make the best of every day, and have done this now, for almost a year. I am heading perilously close to my y...

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I Believe I Can

I believe I can do this. Well isn't that just great. I stepped on the scale this morning and although I wasn't at my heaviest, it wasn't what I wanted to see. I gained 2 pounds last month. Must be hormonal in nature; I am often diving into sugar lows if I do not eat a high protein breakfast in the m...

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WEIGHT WATCHERS LEADERS GONE MAD

Two years ago I hit my Weight Watchers goal of 132. That is very high and now I am down to 115, but at that time, it was very exciting to reach a goal and it represented a 70 pound weight loss so it was a big deal.

I weighed every morning and when I knew I would make the goal I went into Wei...

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60 things older women want younger women to know

I remember the day I resigned from my corporate job and transitioned to the life of an entrepreneur. My passion was to focus full time on building Sixty and Me, a community for women over 60. I wanted to reinvent my life and find a more flexible work style.

When I told my younger female colle...

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Will Lose Again

Well isn't that just great. I stepped on the scale this morning and although I wasn't at my heaviest, it wasn't what I wanted to see. I gained 2 pounds last month. Must be hormonal in nature; I am often diving into sugar lows if I do not eat a high protein breakfast in the morning.

I am doing...

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We are proof!

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~Winston Churchill~

I just found this in my timeline and wanted to share with everyone. We, Sparkers, are proof that it counts to keep going when you feel like giving up.
I struggle every day. But I don...

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Consistency: Chasing a dream or creating a new reality?

“For changes to be of any true value, they’ve got to be lasting and consistent.”
-Anthony Robbins

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”
-Robert Collier

"Winners never quit, quitters never win!"
- Vince Lombardi

Being consistent,...

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Find a specific motivation and keep a reminder!

A well defined goal can be all the motivation you need sometimes. Create a specific, time bound goal and define the progress you'll need to make to reach that goal. You won't believe how quickly you'll feel successful - and how amazingly motivating those successes can be.

Motivations don't...

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Isn't as Bad as it Could Be

Well isn't that just great. I stepped on the scale this morning and although I wasn't at my heaviest, it wasn't what I wanted to see. I gained 2 pounds last month. Must be hormonal in nature; I am often diving into sugar lows if I do not eat a high protein breakfast in the morning.

I am doi...

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