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fashionista-next-door.com · May 7, 2014

Wednesday Wisdom: A Flower Does Not Think of Competing….

So, you know I’ve been working out really hard and eating right…and I am making progress, but when it comes to weight loss goals, progress is never fast enough, right? I spend a lot of time on the internets looking for new workouts, recipes, and inspiration…but sometimes, it goes the other way…and instead of feeling motivated, I start playing the comparison game…which is always dangerous. I find myself thinking things like

“dang, she lost that much weight in only 4 weeks”

“ugh. I’m never going to have abs like that”

“what am I doing wrong…why am I not reaching my goals.”

Bad news bears!! Comparing my progress to others doesn’t do anybody any good…it’s the opposite of motivational, and I know better! Every body and lifestyle is unique, and there are just sooooo many factors that go into weight loss and fitness…age, metabolism, body type, lifestyle, blah blah blah. Comparing my progress to people who are obviously so different from me is just pointless. All that matters is that I keep on moving forward….keep on working out…keep on eating right…and progress and “growth” will happen at its own pace. And, I thought today’s quote was just the perfect reminder to channel my inner flower and “just bloom.”

Do you find yourself playing the comparison game when it comes to reaching your
goals?


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