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.
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.
Here is an article from Spark People with tips for winning at weight loss! https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_articles.asp?id=1732
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.
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