How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?
Love is the true foundation for change to occur.
The more I fall in love with me the better I take care of me. Apply it to whatever area of your stuggle.
To stay consistent, tell yourself that you need to JUST DO IT! It will become a habit or a pleasure even!
I know it's obvious, but this is another reason to avoid food when you can't eat. My teeth are clean, I don't wanna dirt them again.
Even if the day before wasn't great for diet resolve, today is another chance to improve, feel better. Exercise is the antidote for many woes.
No matter what is going wrong you don't have to look too far to find a blessing. Look for them each day. A positive attitude and thankful mindset are essential to healthy living. vs
I am down to a smaller size, and remain on maintenance. This is a strong motivation to keep me on track with fitness and eating healthy.
When I wake in the mornings. I say my prayer of Thank you to God for waking me to see another day,than I also include others in my prayer. In the bathroom I would say anotherday, think and decide what I am doing today .
Purpose is to share goals with people in your inner-circle & solicit written feedback from people who care about you. Primarily from family members & long-time friends, people who would be directly affected by my current or possible future health concerns due to weight would participate.
This is not for the faint of heart. After years of saying I was going to lose weight, I made the ultimate commitment. I gathered extended family members (16) and asked them to shave off my hair. I'm not growing it back until I lose 40 lbs.
I asked myself this question. What if I saw myself the way my friends and family sees me ? Attractive, powerful, loved without conditions, and worthy just as I am. If I see myself this way, I can love myself they way they love me. This has made all the difference.