Based on the lessons of Coach Amy Miller
Weight loss can be challenging. Some days it feels like we are on top of the world, and nothing is going to stop us. Other days it can feel like nothing is ever going to change or get better, and quitting seems like a good idea.
It is important to stay motivated during the journey, so that when the down times happen, and they will, we can get right back to achieving our weight loss goals.
Here are 3 tips to help you stay motivated.
1- Relate your weight loss to something important to you.
One of the things that helped me stay motivated to lose weight and keep it off were my children. Motherhood has brought me the greatest joy in my life. My kiddos are my biggest accomplishment. They give my life meaning and purpose and have made me a better person. The healthier I am, the more energy I have to be active with my kids and to be better involved in their lives. It’s human nature to lean towards the negative when things get challenging, but what I am learning is a conscious shift in my mindset can truly make all the difference. What you tell yourself matters. I tell myself to keep going because I love my kids and they need me.
2 – Make Yourself a Priority
You are worth it! Embrace your obstacles! I’m so thankful for my challenges, without them, I would not have discovered my strengths. I have learned to love myself for my strengths and weaknesses. My obstacles have molded me into the person I am today. Yes, you can learn to be grateful and have gratitude for the things that make your life hard. Without challenges, we don’t develop grit. Start before you are ready! Take that leap of faith and go for it! If you don’t make time for your wellness, you will be forced to make time for your illness. Making yourself a priority means you have to accept yourself and know your limits too. Some people have no problem with cheat days and occasionally indulging in certain foods. Other people are a little more sensitive and need to be extra disciplined. That is OK! It is OK for your journey and your needs to be different from others and as long as you make yourself a priority in your own life, you will be able to take the time you need to love yourself well!
3-Encourage Others on their health journey
Sometimes the best way to stay encouraged about your own progress is to be encouraging of others on their journey. That is certain true for me. I am passionate about helping others live a life they didn’t consider possible. I help people learn how to CREATE health in their lives. I help my clients reach their health, wellness & weight-loss goals. Being a part of a community that inspires one another to do better personally and reach all of our greatness and potential is part of what keeps me going. I worked hard to eradicate obesity, poor habits & poor choices and helping others do the same is part of what keeps me personally motivated. I love watching people go farther with their goals than they ever thought possible and it helps me stay focused on my own goals. It has been a joy to see not only my family get healthy, but so many others! And it has been the main reason I’ve been able to stay healthy for so long! Staying connected to a community is key!
These are some of my top reasons for staying motivated.
Give some thought to what some of your reasons are.
If you would like to talk to me directly about motivation, or you have other health related questions the best ways to reach me are through Email: Amiller3308@gmail.com or you can call me directly on the phone at 409-739-6979.
A message from Coach Amy Miller
Why do I love coaching others? Because it feels so good to help others unwrap this gift!
I knew that my own life was being transformed rapidly and I couldn’t keep it to myself! My friends were asking what I was doing, so it just made sense for me to be the one to help them.
As I try to reflect back on my life before starting my health journey, I remember feeling like I was just existing. Basically going to work and come home and hop on the coach. I was tired due to trouble sleeping, I had chest pains and body aches and I had no energy.
When I first hear this program that I thought would help me, I remember thinking, I know what I can do on my own, I don’t need that.
I was skeptical, but finally decided to check it out for a month.
After the first month I was sleeping through the night, noticed I was in a better mood and had more energy.
For the first time, I was very motivated to keep going! There is something about getting results that gets you motivated. I have lost 72 lbs! My life is completely different now. I look forward to things, I plan things, I have energy and I am no longer trapped in a body that tells me “No” anymore.
I am no longer just existing.
I’m here to live life to the fullest!
So grateful I found this program!
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