- Start with an easy to remember meaningful phrase
Click photos and words that inspire you from fitness magazines or ones that inspire you ("O" has great images). Use these to make or update your vision collage to keep you motivated. Put it where you can see it often - on your bathroom mirror, where you regularly exercise, or on the refrigerator door.
Change your SparkPeople password to a short affirmation or mantra and you'll be typing in that positive thought each time you log in.
I'm not a naturally positive person (especially about myself!), so I have to put "feeling hopeful" on my to-do list! When you wake up each morning, before getting out of bed, think of one thing you have to look forward to in the day. A little hope goes a LONG way!
Talking to myself as a winner helps me banish the negative voice and keeps me pumped. I call it ChampionSpeak because I know that those Olympic athletes probably talk to themselves the same way and I want to get a gold medal too.