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Just discovered stickers. I have a monthly calendar that every day I exercise, I put a sticker on the day. It is encouraging to see when you can go for different lengths of consistent stickers. And sometimes, it even encourages me to do it when I don't fell like it, just to keep a streak going.
One of the biggest things Ive learned is to take things one day at a time! Sometimes even one hour/minute at a time! Some days we may have to trudge or crawl to get through the day. The key is to NEVER GIVE UP and each day/hour is another chance to do things better than the day/hour before!
Sharing the sayings,Quotas you receive or have heard that keep you positive and on Track.I am going to use the ones I receive from my Angel calendar each day as they help me stay focus and always see the brighter side to whatever I may be facing.
Don't give up what you want most in life for what you want most at this moment. That's the sign I have on my fridge under the picture of me at my heaviest. I want to be healthy for the rest of my life more than I want that cookie or piece of candy right now.
There is a song by Donald Lawrence called Encourage Yourself that really keeps me motivated when I feel like I'm just not there yet.
Fall 7 times get up 8? How about fall 999 times get up 1,000! Quitting is not an option. Remind yourself constantly that this is about your HEALTH & not just about losing weight. It is NOT a diet, it is a LIFESTYLE, an example we are setting for those around us. Especially those who look up to us.
Remember, your weight came on slowly year after year. In order to loose the weight, stick with it. You may see results right away, and you may not. Stay with your goals and little by little it will come off as it came on. Slow and Steady.
If you're struggling with your workouts, feeling overwhelmed with stress, not sure where to get advice from or just plain need someone to talk to, ask for help. Knowing someone is on your side can be the biggest help!