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"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily."     - Zig Ziglar 

Does Anybody Care?

February 12, 2016
Who really cares more about my weight and how I look and feel than me? I think we can be very hard on ourselves and think that other people notice all the little lumps and bumps and look down on us because of it. But really ... they are all focused on their own little lumps and bumps and preoccupied with how everyone else is looking at them! Sure they may notice how I look, but do they care? I doubt it. But I care. Why? Because I have an idea in my head about how things should be. Maybe its how things used to be. Or how things exist in my fantasy world. Or a preoccupation with youth (I know i'm not alone)- forever looking the same age as we did in our prime - whatever that was! Come to think of it - why can't today be my prime. In a lot of ways, I am the best I've ever been. Maybe not when I look closely at my skin, but certainly when I think about the person I am today compared with any day in the past. Maybe I'm just getting better and better every day! In many ways, it is possible, so why not? Does anybody care about my little lumps and bumps? If I can focus on being the best person I can be, I bet most everyone else will be focused on that, too. 
So I eat and exercise for my own good health and well-being - it makes me feel good, energized and better about myself. That's important. And that's what I wish for everyone. A healthy body, mind and spirit. Good health to you!
 

Dealing with a changing schedule

February 27, 2015
One of the hardest things about creating an exercise routine is the 'routine' of it. Life is not always an easy, routine; day to day is not always scheduled with the ideal 'space' for adding some exercise. My life changed drastically when I decided to homeschool my daughter. I no longer had the routine of dropping the kids off at school, coming home, doing my cardio and weights routine, having a shower, lunch and getting on with my day. Suddenly, I was sleeping longer, having coffee with my h...
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The Power of Positive Thinking

October 14, 2012
Positive Thinking and Positive Thinking About the Future

"Your life today is the result of your attitudes and choices in the past. Your life tomorrow will be the result of your attitudes and the choices you make today."
- Author Unknown

If you think that things are going to go wrong or that you won't succeed, this may influence things in such a way that your predictions will come true. This is particularly the case if you need to work hard to achieve success, or if you need to persuade others to...

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I want it, but can I really do it?

May 8, 2012

Self-motivation is complex. It's linked to your level of initiative in setting challenging goals for yourself; your belief that you have the skills and abilities needed to achieve those goals; and your expectation that if you put in enough hard work, you will succeed.

Four factors are necessary to build the strongest levels of self-motivation:

• Self-confidence and self-efficacy.

• Positive thinking, and positive thinking about the future.

• Focus and strong goals.

• A motiva...


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Why New Year's Resolutions Fail and How to Set Goals that lead to Success

March 28, 2012
Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year?
Are you still succeeding at your resolution?

A resolution study found that while 52% of participants were confident of success with their resolution goals, only 12% actually achieved their goals. That means 88% of resolutions fail. 

Another study in 2007 showed that men achieved their goal 22% more often when they engaged in goal setting, (a system where small measurable goals are being set; such as, a pound a week, instead of saying "lose weight...

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What Do You Want and Why?

March 28, 2012
  •  What do you want in your life that you don’t have now? 
    • Are you willing to make changes in your lifestyle and maybe attitude to get what you want? 
    • What is your motivation?  

I hope better health is at the top of your list. Of all the things we could change about our lives, this is the one that will affect how well we live and age.

What Is Health?
Health is a combination of healthy eating, physical fitness (cardio, muscle training, flexibility), balanced stress, sleep, and disease resistance.

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If you don't like where you are, then change it. You are not a tree.

March 7, 2012
This is a quote from Jim Rohn 

 We all have the power of choice. Often fear of failure causes us to deny ourselves those things that are really within our grasp. We procrastinate endlessly, come up with excuses for ourselves, or try to ignore the desires that burn within us. 

 Isn't it time to take a chance? What is the worst that can happen? How could we handle it if that's what did happen? 

Now, what steps can we take to move ourselves toward our dream - setting goals is a good start. Did you ...
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Cindy Dobroskay I have always had an interest in 'weighty' issues and always enjoy learning something new in the area of health, nutrition and fitness. I love to teach, and help people understand the importance of good health and how our lifestyle contributes to our overall sense of well-being. Whether you are looking for motivation or tips to help you achieve your goals, I hope you enjoy what I have to share with you here.