Willpower: It’s Not a Long-Term Solution for Achieving Goals

Lisa StoryConscious Eating, Conscious Living, Weight Loss

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Willpower is a funny thing.  It only takes us so far before life happens.  We have a fight with our spouse, feel stressed by an important deadline at work, get tired of hearing the kids argue, or are unable to pay a bill and next thing you know…we cave to temptation and are easily swayed away from our goals. The first step to sticking with diet and exercise goals is to stop relying on your willpower alone.  You won’t get to where you want to go unless you take a different approach. What I recommend is to consider WHY you want to achieve your goals and HOW you want to feel when you achieve them.  This is your primary motivation. … KEEP READING…