Keep Track Of The Positives Instead Of The Negatives
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Keeping track of the positives in my life keeps me focused on what I do right instead of what I do wrong. That keeps me moving forward instead of backwards. Now, I cut myself some slack and keep a journal of what was positive in my day.It makes me smile just looking at that journal knowing there is nothing negative in it.
Before all I was doing was finding fault with myself and guess what it never motivated me to change. I just felt stuck. Instead I create a problem solving journal for when I get stuck mentally. I write down the issue and try and find ways to change or accept what's bothering me or stressing me out.
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I find that both positive and negative inspiration has helped me. I have pictures of healthy people I admire at work and one picture of me at my heaviest weight. It reminds me of where I have been and where I want to go. I also keep a picture of myself in my wallet to pull out if I need a reminder.
The positive reinforces, the negative keeps me on track. It really works for me!
removing negative thoughts and replacing them with positive messages and encouragement have led to my getting back on track.
I had a few o life's bumps which I allowed to slowly keep me from doing the things I know would keep me on track. This led to me heading in a downward spiral of negative thoughts and self-loathing. Until I realized I had the power all along to stay in control and make the correct choices.
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