It is ok to care about what other people think about you, but do not let that be your primary motivation for making healthy choices and decisions in your life. YOU are the top priority when it comes to motivating yourself. Remember why YOU want be be healthy & why YOU want to lose weight, overcome diabetes, gain confidence, overcome depression, stop taking medication, gain weight, or whatever YOUR goals are to be healthy. YOU are #1 in YOUR life--ENJOY doing things that make you healthy & happ
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Start a daily "to do" list and make sure you are in the top three spots. The sooner you start out this way, the easier it will become to start putting yourself first, without feeling guilty. Make exercise a top priority, as well as preparing your healthy snacks or meals for the day. Women especially tend to place everybody and everything else before themselves leaving no time in the day left for exercise or relaxation. Start making yourself, mind, body, and spirit a top priority!
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