THE ADVICE WAS ON TARGET. I'VE BEEN CHANGING MY EATING HABITS (I DON'T CALL IT A DIET, BECAUSE THE CHANGE IS FOR A LIFETIME) FOR 2 MONTHS NOW AND i STARTED WRITING A JOURNAL OF WHAT I ATE AND EXERCISE BUT IT'S TURNED INTO A PERSONAL BLOG, I PLAN MY MEALS AND SO FAR I'M STAYING ON TRACK .
GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE ON YOUR LIFE CHANGING GOALS.
I remember when I first hear the term "goal setting" I thought it was for those executive types. Over the years I put into practice many of these steps. With practice it does get easier. I "failed" so many times at "dieting" (hate the word). But learned much. I now set goals on auto pilot. Like if doc says I am OK then I will start my exercise program. Now I have to do it! lol
Some of the best words ever: "DO leave room for failure. DONíT expect perfection. Persistence is key. Accept the fact that you might not make it on the first try. In a recent study, only 40% of people who successfully followed New Year's resolutions did it on the first try; 17% of resolution achievers took six or more tries before they got it right Ė but they did get it right."
This article came just when I needed it"! I have had a bad habit of beating myself up over missed goals. No more will this be my downfall. This article makes it simple, easy and leaves room for when you don't do so well. I truly believe this will change the results that I have had. THANKS!
YEP --- I gave in and ate some cookies last night. i beat myself up pretty good, so I'm glad for the reminder that "all is not lost" and "focus on the good stuff". I won't let last night be an excuse to give up.
8/4/2008 10:29:02 AM
I can't believe I found this site! It is amazing! I feel that with the daily motivation and reminder of the goals that I have set, I will be able to succeed this time around.
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