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What Motivates You?

Saturday, February 10, 2018

I had an epiphany last night. I have not been happy in my life in a long time. I haven't been motivated. Last night I realized that it is because I have not been living my life for me. It has always been about my family, mainly my husband. I have tried to please everyone else. I'm not doing this for me. Yes, I have goals that I want to reach in my life. But those always come second to making my husband proud of me. I have to stop living for him and start living for me.

In regards to my weight loss journey, I have goals for myself that doesn't include looking good for my husband's benefit. I have things that I want to do, but can't in the current shape that I am in. Things that are just for me. I need to start focusing on those goals and not on my husband. The problem is, that I don't know how to keep focused on myself. I have never done that. My life has always been about pleasing others. So how do you do this? How do you stay motivated for yourself?
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    Putting yourself first, for the first time is a powerful step. It is a necessary step for your growth. Take it One Day At A Time. You say “I’m first today, it’s the way it is now!” Then take that first step, and go work out! Do this daily.
    1055 days ago
    Talk with him and invite him into your plans, it helped me with my hubby.
    1070 days ago
    I read about and started practicing self care. there are many references on Pinterest etc.. Meditation has helped me. it is very difficult work at first. I found that opening up and talking to my husband about goals and boundaries has helped too
    1070 days ago
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