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I like to check out random strangers on Spark, to see their progress. When I find someone who has a similar goal, weight, or motivation as mine, then I'll friend request them and tell them what a great motivator they are! Not only does it make feel good, but I'm sure it does the same for them!
Negative thoughts are not who you are - your true nature is all good! So if a negative thought comes, say to yourself, "These thoughts are not mine & they do not belong to me. I am all good & I only have good thoughts for myself & others." Now you are speaking the truth! - The Secret
Others expect us to never make a mistake or have a bad day when we're on our weight loss / fitness journeys. And we tend to allow a single bad day as a trigger to give up. But we're human - we have bad days, and we're allowed days to "celebrate".
When my weight loss seems to plateau (a regular occurence) I remind myself that the lean muscle mass I am building through exercise weighs more than fat...so as my body tones & shapes, my muscles grow. Then...the muscles burn more calories & I start to loose pounds, once again.
I called the bakery late for a carrot cake, when they delivered it. I gave the guy a nice tip..he said I made his week! We took a cab and I gave the cabbie a nice tip as well..I won't always be able to give money..but to see the expressions of happiness was wonderful. I want to give one act a week!
I love to write and anybody who knows me knows I keep many journals. One I keep is called a Humour Journal, another a Blessings Journal and a Happy Journal. They sound similar but are different. When I am feeling down I pick up one of these and flip through my entries and it picks my mood up.