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Motivation, how can you maintain it?

Have you ever started out a new exercise program, meal plan or even decluttering your house with so much enthusiasm that you are sure nothing will get in your way?

Just to find two weeks down the track you are back into old habits, with your workout clothes away in their draw, no food in your fridge or your house looking even worse than before?


How can you maintain that motivation that you started with?


Well first you need to understand your WHY?

A strong WHY for having that goal will help you maintain that motivation. I love the book "The Compound Effect" by Darren Hardy, in it he gives this example:

If I was to give you $20 to walk across a 1 ft wide beam 50 floors up between 2 buildings - would you do it?

Of course not ....

Now, if your kids were on the other side and the building was on fire and you needed to get across to save them - would you do it?

Of course you would ...