What To Do When You Don’t Want To Do ANYTHING

There are going to be days when you just don’t care. When you just don’t feel like working out or eating well.

When you are completely stressed out, busy and unmotivated.

The question is, “How do you keep moving forward toward your goals when you just don’t care or have the time?”

Because the thing is, this lack of motivation…life getting in the way…it happens to everyone.

EVERYONE!

The thing that makes the biggest difference is how you handle it.

You can either give in and let the stress and bad mood derail all of your hard work or you can force yourself to push through. And when I say “push through” I don’t always mean going to the gym and getting in an intense hour-long workout.

Sometimes pushing through means picking one thing to focus on OR it means doing just a little of each.

Maybe it means you stick to your clean eating program but just don’t make it to the gym that night.

Or maybe it means doing an unscheduled short workout or even less intense workout because that is all you have the motivation for.

The point is to do something and not just allow excuses to derail your progress.

SOMETHING. Not the best thing or exactly what you planned to do or…Just SOMETHING.

Walk around the block. Eat that healthy dinner but have that cookie you wanted.

Find a balance.

There are going to be days when you are stressed out and life gets in the way. And you can’t control or even plan for them most of the time.

All you can do is take them in stride and make the most of them. Do little things to keep yourself on track.

And those little things may just get you motivated enough so that you do exactly what you are supposed to do.

For example, if you tell yourself you are even just going to stretch out and do a quick little workout, you may find that once you are dressed and moving, you want to do the longer workout you had planned.

Or maybe the 10 minute walk you set out as the compromise, since you didn’t want to do your workout, turns into a 20 or 30 minute walk.

The point is, if you can make yourself do something, that something will keep you on track and even help you find motivation to continue pushing forward.

Anyway, the point is MAKE YOURSELF DO SOMETHING….Because every little something really does add up!

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Posted on July 18, 2014, in Mindset and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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