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Fake It Til You Make It

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If you don't feel like working out fake like you do until you get down there and actually feel like it. If you don't feel like being happy smile and fake it until your are laughing and actually happy.

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I believe in this saying. If you fake it sometimes you work so hard to fake it that eventually you realize you don't have to anymore. You are actually feeling whatever you were faking in the beginning.
- Submitted by POPPINPENGUIN 4/29/2010 in Motivation | 4 Comments
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NATNATNAZ 8/17/2010 4:06:00 AM

    This works. Whenever I'm angry, I smile and it helps me improve my mood.
STRINGI719 4/29/2010 2:37:00 PM

    That's how I got started on SparkPeople! My sister invited me to join a group on the 1st of the year to lose weight, and I wasn't honestly that interested, but I figured "What the heck?" and I was just going along at first. Then I caught the SPARK, and I've lost 26 pounds in 4 months - woo hoo! So, here's to "faking" it! :)
HAPPYBASKET 4/29/2010 9:44:00 AM

    Oh Yes! That is the reason for half of my Spark name. I found years ago that if I smiled it made me feel better inside. When I retired, one of the comments I heard the most were, That I always was smiling despite what was going on in my job or Life. It just makes life easier to always be in a happy Mood.
SUNNYARIZONA 4/29/2010 9:18:00 AM

    HEARD THAT ONE BEFORE. SO TRUE, AND WORTH REPEATING FO RYOUNGER FOLK! emoticon

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