Secrets of Success

Talk To Somebody...



... about anything that might be getting in the way of your goals. You can seek out a friend, a confidant, a doctor, a pastor, a family member and you can talk face to face, on the phone, in an email, on a message board--but talk to somebody. It will help you to think things through and stay focused--don't go out and "chase bunnies!" Stick to your goals! emoticon

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Don't forget these goals can be about things other than your fitness and weight loss/ maintenance goals. They can be about your personal goals, financial goals, professional/ career goals, family goals etc... This is really important if something might be a bit problematic or worrisome. emoticon

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  • Sometimes it is just a matter of getting those feelings and emotions out! - by AMBIEROB
  • This is what I miss the most since I have stopped working - is not having anyone to talk to about various things. I do have a husband, but it's not the same. - by ANITASHEF
  • chasing bunnies is vigorous exercise emoticon We can do it by sticky together and helping each other when one of us falls down. - by ROTTLADY
  • This is so hard to learn but makes the biggest difference. It's as if talking about whatever is at hand brings it to a new level of your consciousness and then you deal with it in a different way.
    Kudos to this one! - by CIVIAV
    emoticon emoticon - by YESIWILLDOIT
  • SPARK buddies are the best :) - by SKINNYPOWELL1
  • Yesterday, I did this in several areas of my life--I now have an appointment with a technology specialist at work to work on my webpage. Our home school coordinator is helping me with plans for my parent night. A fellow teacher is lending a hand with videotaping that I need fo my National Boards renewal. My pastor not only gave me feedback on a project that I am doing to help community members to add literacy to their summer programs, but he helped me consider a professional concern and an issue with one of my children. My husband and I worked through a financial concern. Finally, I spent time with my son's doctor yesterday to make headway on one of his issues and I finally have information on my upcoming surgery that had been evading me. When we reach out to others, we can really find resources to help ourselves and well, yesterday, I found out that I didn't have to do everything all on my own. emoticon - by ENUFF81020

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