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Weight loss depression.

While losing weight is exciting, it can come with unexpected negative emotions. The journey itself is difficult, relationships change, and your identity changes. It is important to be aware of the potential for some negative aspects of weight loss so you can deal with these along the way. Here is one woman's story about her … Continue reading Weight loss depression.

Action steps.

Now that you've thought about your goals and ordered them according to importance, it's time to consider what actions will get you there. Consider small actions so easy there is no excuse not to do them. I often hear people complain that small is not enough, or "nothing works," though I guarantee these individuals did … Continue reading Action steps.

Use phone is a tool to stay on track.

Here is an article from mindbodygreen with tips on using your phone to help keep you moving toward your goals. I personally do my best when I have a reminder of my goal as my wallpaper and lock screen. I also regularly set motivational reminders in my calendar that pop up throughout the day. Any one bad moment … Continue reading Use phone is a tool to stay on track.

Prioritize.

Yesterday I asked you to consider which are the areas most important to work on right now for your own personal wellness. Check out this article from liveyourlegend.net about Warren Buffett's 5-Step Process for Prioritizing True Success. With his level of success, I think his advice is worth considering! https://liveyourlegend.net/warren-buffetts-5-step-process-for-prioritizing-true-success-and-why-most-people-never-do-it/ https://liveyourlegend.net/warren-buffetts-5-step-process-for-prioritizing-true-success-and-why-most-people-never-do-it/ h

Motivation board.

Consider starting a motivation board this weekend. Fill it with goals, specific steps to meet those goals, motivating pictures, motivating quotes, reward plans, progress photos or numbers, etc. Anything that pleases you, is motivating, and will be a reminder to stay on track! I keep a motivation board in my room, as well as motivating … Continue reading Motivation board.

Mood boosting with activity.

It can be very hard to be active when we feel low emotionally or low energy in general. But... activity is typically just what we need in those moments to boost mood and energy! Here is a portion of an article from Psychology Today with tips for behavioral activation when you are low on mood … Continue reading Mood boosting with activity.

Atomic Habits.

If you haven’t read this yet, it is definitely worth the read!

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If you have not yet read “Atomic Habits” by James Clear pick up or download a copy today! Clear does a terrific job describing the power of establishing habits toward self-improvement, along with advice on where in the process to actually create the habit. Well worth the read!

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones https://www.amazon.com/dp/0735211299/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Q7EDCb089WACW

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