Finding Your Motivation

Why do you want to lose weight? Why do you want to change your lifestyle? How do you believe losing weight will change your body, health and/or life? You should give this some serious thought.

Why do you want to lose weight? Why do you want to change your lifestyle? How do you believe losing weight will change your body, health and/or life? You should give this some serious thought.

Regardless of your answer, your motivation will see you through your weight loss journey. And your motivation will support you in maintaining your new healthy lifestyle.


What you choose is not as important as how you chose your motivation. It is very important that you are motivated from within. Friends, family and associates may be able to provide support, but it must be your choice. It will be you, who will be required to make the changes to reach your goal every day.

I was motivated by both vanity and health. I wanted to be slimmer, but I also admitted to myself that I was leading an unhealthy lifestyle. Once I admitted that I was making poor health choices, it became much more difficult to eat without being conscience of my choices or to skip exercising.

Find your motivation.
Visualize the change.

Make the commitment today.

It worked for me – and it can work for YOU!

The #1 Thing to Remember When Caring for a Sick Parent

It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of overwhelming burden.

Caring for an ageing or sick parent at home can be a wonderful act of love — but it can also be a big sacrifice. Along with the new responsibility comes added stress to your life that's probably already taxing. Not to mention, it significantly changes the relationship between the two of you. If you're a caregiver for a parent, or thinking about what next step is best, this is one of the most important things to remember about this life phase. It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of a lot of the burden that comes with the role.

TV and podcast host Maria Menounos is currently taking care of her mother, who has brain cancer. She learned this lesson from a guest on her series "Better Together."

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