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Tuesday, January 27, 2009      0 comments

"To prevent boredom, try new things. Enroll in a class, find a local support group, try a new workout, or anything that keeps you excited." It seems like there is always something new to try with food too. New Items, new re... Read more
The Right Tools
Monday, January 26, 2009      0 comments

"Sticking to your goals may require some supplies, like good shoes to exercise" The right tools for me are: Breathing SparkPeople Menu planning Healthy foods in the house Swim bag Internet To do list What tools do... Read more
Celebrate milestones.
Sunday, January 25, 2009      0 comments

"While your long-term goal may be to lose 50 pounds or more, each pound lost is one step closer and each deserves recognition! After a few setbacks in 2008, it was quite a thrill to see things getting back on track. Someti... Read more
Too many goals?
Saturday, January 24, 2009      0 comments

"Too many goals can be stressful. The more items you focus on, the more each task suffers from a lack of priority, attention and accuracy." Sometime some goals need to take a back burner so you can focus on what is re... Read more
Make yourself a priority.
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

"You do a lot for others, but tend to neglect yourself. Give yourself the care, attention and love that you need. Your goals are important and you deserve to take time for yourself each day in order to achieve them." This is... Read more
Learn something new that inspires you.
Thursday, January 22, 2009      0 comments

There is always something new that can be learned. Finding out what worked for someone else, may work for you too.... Read more
Share your knowledge.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      0 comments

Sharing what works for you helps others. What works for me is: Switching out foods for more healthy choices. Trying new healthy foods.... you never know when you might find a new favorite. Find exercise that you like... for me it's wa... Read more
Envision that goal
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      0 comments

Visualize. Sit comfortably, breathing deeply, with your eyes closed. Picture all the steps you took to reach that point and believe in yourself. Get rid of negativity and Stay positive. ... Read more
Finding a goal buddy
Monday, January 19, 2009      1 comments

I haven't done that yet. Perhaps I have too many issues that I need to address, Baby steps will get me to my goal. Perhaps one day I will have a goal buddy.... Read more
Look at the bigger picture
Sunday, January 18, 2009      0 comments

" Note every day that you met your goals or took positive action steps." "Focus on what you’re doing right" All this adds up over time. So if you do mess up once, don't throw in the towel, the next moment is there for you to get back on ... Read more
Saturday, January 17, 2009      0 comments

Why I choose my goals is for better health. I do not like taking medication so if I can get off of them all the better. Also it would be nice to have more energy. One piece of good news is that I did lose about 5 lbs of the 30 I put on last y... Read more
Staying positive
Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

Avoid people that are negative, as they are jealous and fear change. Or even when you start to feel negative, you can turn those feelings around. To stay motivated Dean Anderson posted "5 STEPS to Mindful Self-Motivation" www.dailys... Read more
checking goals
Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

Do goals need to be reevaluated? Sometimes goals may be more specific and actions steps redefined. I seem to always want to do more. Sometimes that is possible sometimes it is not. I am making progress and that is what is important. How a... Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

What rewards do you have for yourself? emoticon My favorite reward is a day trip. It is nice to have somethin... Read more
Reminders to keep focused
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      1 comments

Take advantage of technology. Sign up for motivational emails or text messages, (Spark mail does that for me.) set reminders on your computer, (make a motivational wallpaper) or have a friend call and check in on you. (that's what fam... Read more

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