It’s Friday afternoon—you just got home from work after a long and stressful week. You had plans to hit the park for a walk and make a healthy dinner at home but, instead, you find yourself on the couch in your pajamas, watching your favorite television series—take-out box in-hand. And just like that, your weight loss motivation seems to have vanished. Does this weight loss story sound familiar?
Weight loss is a journey: we all have days when our motivation to eat right and exercise is sky high—and other days when we can’t seem to get off the couch. Instead of criticizing yourself when days like these happen, try to realize that weight loss is a process. By shifting your focus to finding ways to restore your motivation, you may help your weight loss success overall.
Here are five motivation tips that can help you get back on track. With these simple suggestions, hopefully you can restore your excitement about reaching your weight loss goals.