Secrets of Success

I Accept Where I Am And Keep On Trying.




My depression makes self worth & motivation a challenge. I try to ignore my negative thoughts. I talk frankly with my 7 yr old about how bad obesity feels and why people need to be healthy - healthy, not skinny. I fake motivation when it's gone. I applaud the tiniest success and forgive my failings.

More Information:

Tell yourself "I'm a person of change." Make up affirmations, a phrase or a picture. I drew one of me liking myself, at times I write down good things I do. Ask for reminders about water, walking etc. Stop being ashamed about size, fitness etc. be proud of trying to do something about it!

This Sparked Me! Leave a Comment
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

  • Yes. Fake it till you make it. Believe in yourself. emoticon - by SLEEKKITTY
    I rock for putting myself out there for everyone to see. Go me! emoticon - by WIGGLYARMS
    Thank you so much for sharing and on this day... I really needed it due to personal issues in my life currently. Thanks again and God Bless. - by SECONDCHANCE51

Leave a Comment

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.