Finding motivation to lose weight is very hard right? But, the good thing about it is, when you find that motivation, you are well on your way to reaching your weight loss goals. Motivation is half of the battle. Starting something new can feel like a daunting task and overwhelm you. This feelings will definitely quench the fire of motivation.
So on our quest to finding motivation to lose weight, we need to take a look at our feelings and emotions. I found the best way to accomplish what I want to do is make sure my mind is completely on board. Once my emotions are in check, it is so much easier to make my body follow what I want it to do.
What To Avoid When Finding Motivation To Lose Weight
*Non-supporters. It is so hard to do something that is getting opposed by those around you. If there are people in your life that don’t support your decision to be a healthier, thinner you, then avoid them or at least avoid telling them about your goals.
Try to surround yourself by those who do support your efforts and who will be encouraging.
*Pessimistic thoughts. Rid your mind today of all self-doubt, fear of failure, and feelings of inadequacy. Your own thoughts can hinder your goals and stop your progression. Replace every negative thought and feeling with a positive one. Believe in yourself. You want to accomplish something good and your body will respond to that. Your body wants to be healthy and have energy. Be kind to your body and be grateful for it in every stage it goes through. You have so much to be thankful for if you have 2 legs, 2 arms, five fingers, muscle tissue and bones. You have everything you need to lose weight. Being grateful will usher in feelings of motivation that will continue and give you momentum to progress onward.
*Unrealistic goals. When starting a new plan of weight loss, we can be impatient and want results right away. Attainable goals are a great way to be motivated. Be specific in your goal writing and then write down the steps necessary to make it possible. Attach an action to each of your goals and make them time bound. Rewarding yourself after you accomplish a goal will keep the motivation alive. Create rewards for goals that you accomplish along the way.