Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Positive thoughts

Tonight I went to a Motivational meeting, the topic was Positive thoughts. Here are some of the things that were mentioned...

-It is important to do positive talk with yourself ( and everyone used to think talking to yourself was bad :)
- When you have a set back, don't get discourage that happens to all of us sometimes
-Stay around friends and family who support you, not ones who criticize you
-Work on your self esteem
-Embrace flexibility
-Set up your environment to help you make healthy choices
-Start Victory journals ( even if it is just one accomplishment a day )

"Success isn't about luck, but rather about choosing to think positively and acknowledge accomplishments.

"One of the most significant findings in psychology in the last 20 years is that individuals can choose the way they think!   ~ Martin Seligman Ph D

So you are probably wondering where this meeting was? It was my Weight Watchers meeting. I just started last week, and I have to say ( being a motivational speaker myself ) I should have been going for years just to have such great and positive energy that they have there. It was impressive to hear people's stories and find out a bit about their lives and what they have overcome.
I know some of you might wonder if I really have enough to lose to go to Weight Watchers? Well, I do and even though it is not alot, I really felt like I needed to do it. My body has changed as I am getting older, and those extra few pounds are not getting any easier to get off. So I wanted to be pro-active and try to get on top of it before it gets bad.
 What a great thing for me, I love the accountability and I don't like to disappoint people ( not that the ladies that weigh you in care ) but still it seems a good fit for me.
Need to head to bed, but remember to keep those positive thoughts coming!
Good night dear friends!

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