How do you achieve and maintain a positive outlook?
There are people who would love to be under 300lbs, 250, 200 etc. Before putting yourself down for not being where you want to be, remember there is someone struggling to get where you are now. Stay positive and learn to love every stage, and plateau.
If you are lucky enough to have grandchildren spend time with them. There is so much you can teach them when they are very young. They want to do everything, know everything
and it can keep you busy but loving it. I have all summer with my GD and I am teaching her about everything. I love it.
Keep yourself positive by giving goodies and comments to other Sparkers. You can help yourself by helping others.
If I need help staying positive, I always Google positive quotes and that gets me back on track :)
Look around - when you think you've got it bad, someone always has it worse!
Surround yourself with positive people...supportive people.
Don't think that you have to solve world hunger, the energy crisis and the world's financial crisis in one sitting-stand back and allow yourself to breath! Take little steps because they all add up to big steps. Remember 2 steps forward and maybe one step back!
I thought I was a pretty positive person until I met my friend Sue. While I was grumbling and getting angry she had this ability to laugh despite things going wrong. Lost? Hahaha, we are on an adventure! Behind schedule? Like the last of a row of piglets running into a barn. One day the house
When I'm feeling negative I always find that it helps to listen to an upbeat, positive, empowering song. Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up the Sun" is a great choice!
For every pound you lose think of something that you've gained! (ex: getting healthier) And even if you don't lose pounds, think of all the good that you are doing for yourself anyway!
Start each day feeling good by going to thehungersite.com and click on each of the 6 tabs to help hunger, breast cancer, child health, literacy, the rain forest, and animal rescue just by clicking. I do it each morning and it only takes seconds to help!