Start a new healthy habit by picking one small step that you cannot fail at. That way you are starting with success and you can build from there. For example, if you wanted to stop drinking soft drinks, tell yourself you will switch from a large size to a medium.
That is a small step and one that you are likely to succeed with. The positive feeling of success will help you set the next small step.
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If, every time you eat something you shouldn't, or gain a pound, you tell yourself you are going to "start again" tomorrow... you are just reinforcing the idea that you failed. You didn't fail. And you don't need to start over. You just ned to pick up where you left off and ..... KEEP GOING!
This is the most basic idea in the world, but it's taken me 30 years to figure it out myself. Try new foods. Try new workouts. Try new teams. Find out what makes you happy (health wise)and will stick with. Keep trying to find answers and you will be rewarded for your efforts. 104
You only fail when you stop trying.
You can quit as many times as you want. Just make sure you START one more thime than you QUIT.
In other words, it's okay if you fail one day, if you have to take short break, if you have a no good rotten bad stinky day, week, month even year... as long as you pull yourself back up, plan to succeed, and start over... once more time than you fail. If you do, you will win, because the option is failing or quitting again, and then starting again! Eventually you WILL win.
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