Start using fact statements. "I am going to the gym" "I am eating healthy today" Stating your goals as true facts makes it harder for you mind to think you can change them. Because you can't change the facts.
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Change is a fact of life. Given time, circumstance, or an unfortunate sequence of events, your ‘world’ will change at some point. Use that knowledge to appreciate what you have in the present. Constantly look for ways to adapt and improve the person you are. If the Present doesn’t ‘work’ for you, use THAT feeling as motivation to change your life into something better. You’ll be happy you did, and so will the people who care about you
People often hit plateaus and wonder why nothing is HAPPENING. It’s almost as if our bodies are telling us, it needs a change and a challenge to become ‘stronger’ and live. Change your routines, your menu, your activities, your thinking. Look forward to Change as a way to try something new.
I've seen too many secrets of success telling you to cut things out "no sweet drinks" "nix the butter" "never eat anything fried" These are all what I call NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENTS. Why would I WANT to diet if it means I have to compeltely QUIT something I love? Its the basic forbidden fruit/over indulgence fact of life. We want what we can't have, and once we break down and taste the forbidden fruit, we can't stop.
Have a strictly vegetarian day, and reward yourself with something like fried chicken the next day.The idea is, eat ONE piece of fried chicken as a reward, it will keep you from HATING the diet. It makes fried chicken something to look forward too instead of longing for and regretting later!
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