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SHEER WILLPOWER

When seeking motivation to achieve a goal - say a dietary goal or a weight loss goal - I place the goal within grasp. I don't create a goal for myself that is too difficult and I don't put it too far out in the future. Loosing 5 to 7 lbs is a good goal and two weeks is not too far out there, I s...

- Submitted by BILLTMAN 1/30/2014 in Motivation | 0 Comments
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Advice from "One of the Greats"

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
- Thomas A. Edison

Many different quotes I read inspire me. But this quote inspired me especially with my new way of living to achieve my weight loss goals. I have this in my signatu...

- Submitted by ULISED 9/25/2012 in Motivation | 1 Comment
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Never "give in"...

It was Winston Churchill who gave a speech back in the 40s to never give in! I just looked it up so I wouldn't misquote him...

“Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense”<...

- Submitted by BILL_CLECKNER 5/9/2011 in Motivation | 2 Comments
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The Road to Success

The road to success is not straight
There is a curve called failure
A loop called confusion
Speed bumps called friends
Red lights called enemies
Caution lights called family
you'll have flats called jobs
But if you have determination
An engine called perseverance
Insurance...

- Submitted by KBUCKMASH 3/28/2011 in Motivation | 1 Comment
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Listen to motivational audio books

Keep one in the CD player of your car and listen to it any time you are driving somewhere. These things are amazing!

- Submitted by MJA716 8/11/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments
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FRIENDS!

My friends are SO encouraging. They know how much of a struggle this is for me and they help me remember to rejoice over small victories and to not give up when I do get off track. I want to reach for perfection, but they remind me that setbacks do not equal failure.

- Submitted by LIBRARYLISA7 6/13/2010 in Staying Positive | 0 Comments
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