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Deciding to change your lifestyle for improved health or to reach weight goals requires commitment. Because the crazy journey often includes successful motivational boosts with trying setbacks and plateaus, people frequently give up on the marathon necessary to reach desired goals. For those that remain focused on the prize and are willing to do the hard work, additional benefits are typically realized especially through personal development in other areas of life.
Being an accountable person means being responsible or answerable to someone for something. Self-accountability forces us to be honest with ourselves and to take responsibility for our actions and can be one of the keys to successful personal development and goal achievement. Failing to be accountable for the food we choose to eat or the lack of effort we put into our workouts can be a major pitfall and obstacle to successfully reaching goals that also limits personal development. However, with conscious decisions and intentional effort you can live an accountable life that helps you reach your personal goals while also improving other areas of your life. Here are some tips and tools that might help you begin living a more accountable life.
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Before starting my job at SparkPeople, I never would have been interested in online Communities. I’m a pretty private person with a small group of friends and family who I confide in about my ups and downs. Why would I want to share all of that with a bunch of strangers? Over the past 7 years of working for SparkPeople, I’ve changed my mind. Every day I see amazing things happen when people get the support, motivation and information they need in the SparkPeople Community. Read More ›