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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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  • GO_GAL_GROW
    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
  • SQUIGGMOOCOW
    Talk with him and invite him into your plans, it helped me with my hubby.
    1070 days ago
  • GOULDSGRANITE
    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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