SCH 022 Seven Hacks for When You Feel Discouraged About Weight Loss

Do you feel discouraged about your weight-loss journey? Check out today's podcast where I share seven hacks to help you overcome your discouragement. #discouragement #weightloss #health #babysteps #growthmindset #selfcare #selfcarehacks #podcast

Do you feel discouraged about your weight-loss journey? Check out today’s podcast where I share seven hacks to help you overcome your discouragement.

Discouragement Dragging You Down?

The older I get, the more difficult it is to remain healthy. Discouragement gets in my way. The five extra pounds that I could melt away by running a few extra miles a week when I was twenty now takes rigorous exercise for months whittle down. Discouragement can creep in and make us sabotage our efforts. How do I know? I’ve let it happen to me.

No one has ever accused me of being skinny. But for most of my life, I’ve enjoyed good health. If I exercise regularly and eat healthy foods. But good health doesn’t happen without our participation. We have to work at maintaining healthy habits and routines if we want to achieve physical wholeness.

After my husband’s run in with a near-fatal case of cancer almost ruined my health, I’ve had to work even harder to keep myself healthy. Along with all that hard work comes a fair amount of discouragement. After all, some people can just think about exercise and lose a pound.

On today’s podcast I’ll share seven hacks to help you when discouragement sneaks into your journey. Stay positive and take the steps necessary to keep on track–no matter how long your journey takes.

Show Notes

Before you start any journey, you’ll want to figure out your why. This post will help.

Don’t forget to set realistic goals, both achievement goals and habit goals.

Why cortisol makes it difficult to lose weight.

If you’d like to join an online weight loss community, check out my friends at Faithful Finish Lines (affiliate).

Do you feel discouraged about your weight-loss journey? Check out today's podcast where I share seven hacks to help you overcome your discouragement. #discouragement #weightloss #health #babysteps #growthmindset #selfcare #selfcarehacks #podcast

Come Back Next Week!

Next week I’ll interview our first guest in honor of National Family Caregiver’s Month. Carol Bovee will share six hacks for family caregivers to help them prevent caregiver burnout.

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Anita Ojeda

Anita Ojeda juggles writing with teaching high school English and history. When she's not lurking in odd places looking for rare birds, you can find her camping with her kids, adventuring with her husband or mountain biking with her students.

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