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This covers a lot of topics and breaks down a lot of big tasks that can take a lot of time into manageable pieces. For example, if you cannot take an hour or more to exercise, do it in ten minute pieces throughout your day. The same goes for time at SP, check in and read or write a bit at a time.
We build healthy habits this way-by creating streaks. We certainly focus on our weight loss goals this way as well--losing 1-2 pounds a week is the healthy way to go. It works for our day to day chores and is a good way to organize ourselves.
I have learned that I too often set goals too high. Constant failure to make the mark discourages me and I fall away from trying. Now I set goals that are attainable, see that I can easily do that, then add a little until it becomes a challenge. I sit at that level until that, too, is easy; increasing in small increments to make it a challenge again. This practice is protecting me from discouragement so I can stay the course. Start small. Build big! 521306381386
This is my third time with SP. Before I would push so hard, trying to be the best. This time, when I first started, I knew I had to work for personal success and build up through personal challenge. Building a record of success, is making for a more joyful journey. 10 lbs. down, I'd say it's working
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