After multiple rejections and disappointments, dating might seem like more trouble than it’s worth. But you have to keep trying! If you go out on no less than 2 dates per week for 3 months, there’s an 80% chance that you’ll find love. Do the same thing for 6 months, and there’s a 90% chance! However, you need to be motivated to go on all of these dates and maintain a great attitude on each one. Inspiring yourself isn’t as complicated as you might imagine.
HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED
Joey prides himself on getting up at 5am to get in a training run before going to work, while Leah relies on her smartphone to prod her to get in a walk in the evening. Marcy loves to see numbers, so she uses a pedometer and tracks her progress in a log each day. And Ian meets up with a buddy at the gym to get in his workout three days a week. Each of them has figured out a way to stick with their exercise routine and stay motivated.
Procrastination is a time monster that we all must deal with. From putting off doing the bills to studying for a test to actually addressing conflicts with the boss — all of us find ourselves postponing the inevitable at one point or another. But is all procrastination the same? Does it always serve the same goal? How does your personality fit with your own, personal "art" of procrastination?
Don't ever say you can't, because you can. You can always make it happen at the eleventh hour, just before the buzzer or when your back is against the wall. For most people, pressure is what pushes us through resistance, mental blocks and mediocrity. Although this is normal human behavior, it also means that you CAN do better. You CAN gain control over your time management, stress levels, perceived obstacles and excuses.
Exercise. For most people, the word conjures up unpleasant thoughts and feelings because of past experiences when they struggled with exercise or got hurt. Some believe that the amount of exercise it takes to lose weight isn't realistic for their lifestyle. For others, the word exercise reminds them of a time when they loved being active and having the benefits associated with being fit and healthy. What does the word exercise bring up for you?