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25 Ways You Could Get Back on Track Today

Don't Give Up on Your Goals!

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  • BILLTHOMSON
    Another good article
  • PHHHISC
    I appreciate these tips.
  • I like this article. It's full of small, easily doable steps that can either help you if you've gotten off track or help you stay on track when you feel like you can't do it anymore. It's kind of cool an rainy today, so I don't really have the motivation to go out for a walk, but maybe...just maybe...this article has given me to boost I need to do just that.
  • This was chosen for me today I am trying again and trying to be more sensible about the exercise
  • My main reason for getting off track is because of the winter doldrums. It's dark, cloudy and cold just about every day. It saps all the energy out of me. There's only so much "daylight" to get things done and making time for exercise is not one of them.

    Of this list of ways to get "back on track", I could do the following:
    Try a short 5-10 minute workout using the SP video and workout generator
    Take a walk, no matter how long or how far
    Make a playlist of inspirational songs and listen to it when I need the encouragement
    Eat more fruits and veggies
    Drink more water
    Be mindful of my meal and snack portions
    Learn something new.

    I could also:
    Compile inspirational quotes and passages and read them when I need the encouragement
    Do something different.
    Read. Watch a funny show. Laugh.
    Declutter an area that needs it
  • Each day is a NEW day. Just like you can choose to be happy, you can choose what you will do to be healthy. These are good suggestions but the choice is yours. Make it early. And remember "Not to decide is to decide." Harvey Cox
  • Everything you said is true about me. but I will rise out of this self hatred.
    Linda719
  • This article is terrific. Just printed it out and will put these suggestions where I can see them every day. Thanks SparkPeople!
  • This article is exactly what I needed! Last year I went down from 156 to 134 lbs , but in recent times my weight is constantly fluctuating around 144 lbs. I feel I have lost something of what I have conquered and I was looking for some easy tip to find my motivation back. Thanks SP!
  • Some great ideas!! Have never done a collage - but think i will. Not sure with what or how - but am going to.

    And, already have set a goal of a certain number of steps each day. Having a hard time with it tho, because of a bad leg. Seems to hurt more when I walk more. But perhaps in time...........
  • This could not have come at a better time. After a bad week I got up this morning determined to start again and needed this motivation. Thanks Spark People again.
  • Someone once said to me "if you stumble at the top of the steps, you don't just throw yourself the rest of the way down. You grab the rail and steady yourself and continue walking down the steps." As you can tell, it has stuck with me!
  • This is a really helpful article - I read lots of articles on Sparkpeople, and this one had more practical, helpful tips than most. Thanks so much!
  • This is a great article, esp the links to various suggestions. I need to figure out how to save articles for future reference! Thanks!

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