My Top 3 Ways to Spark Motivation and Maintain it!

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My Top 3 Ways to Spark Motivation and Maintain it!

Do you find yourself struggling with motivation and consistency? Just so you know… This is such a common problem! ALL of our Metabolism Mojo clients struggled with these key concepts when first starting with us.

Common Examples:

  • You cut out all sweets for a week and then… You treat yourself to candy after a stressful day and then you CAN’T stop.
  • You finally minimize your daily wine and then… You have a tough week of work, indulge, and give up.
  • You commit to daily workouts and then… Life gets ultra busy, you skip 3 days in a row, and give up.

Since everyone is different and there could be 1000 possible solutions, I am going to keep it simple and share with you MY TOP 3 WAYS TO MAINTAIN MOTIVATION AND CONSISTENCY:

1.  I like to be organized.  Staying organized and clutter free relieves stress and makes me happy.  There are two distinct areas of life that I want to touch on:

  • In the Kitchen: Since I am an organized dork, I follow a 4-week rotating menu for my family.  I shop once a week online (to save time and energy).  With a realistic menu plan and recipes, as well as a stocked kitchen, it’s simple to stay on track.   
  • My Schedule: Personally, I make sure my schedule is not jammed pack with too many responsibilities.  If I am too busy, it feels exhausting and definitely NOT motivating.  

2.  I associate healthy foods and healthy habits with feeling amazing.  This is a BIG one!  Start to notice how you feel when you eat and drink (good and bad).  When I am off track, I pay close attention to how that makes me feel (bloated, sluggish, foggy brain, and unmotivated).  When I am on track, I feel light, energized, clear headed, happy, and motivated.   For me, this amazing feeling is addicting and motivating!

3.  I strive for balance.  Simply put, if I am too “on track” (eat too clean, never miss a day of exercise, skip alcohol for a whole month, anal retentive about organization), it gets old and it’s hard to stay consistent.  It feels more like a diet than a healthy lifestyle.  If I am truly craving something, like pizza or apple pie, I think it’s smart to give in from time to time.  And I thoroughly enjoy it!

~ Do you feel confident with your daily routine? 
~ Does it include organization?
~ Does it feel balanced and motivating?
~ Are you in tune with your body?

If you answered NO to most of these questions BUT you are ready to make your health a priority, …

What you should do next …

✅ Register for my Nutrition Class: 3 Realistic Solutions to Rev Your Metabolism so you can Drop Weight Naturally Without Deprivation. And after class, you will receive a gift (My Favorite Balanced Breakfast Recipe Book). I recommend you register early; spaces are limited! 

✅ Sign-up for my 3-Day Eating Reset: Tame your sugar cravings without feeling deprived. You will receive my step-by-step guide to stabilize your blood sugar with a done-for-you menu plan, simple recipes, and shopping list.

✅ Schedule a FREE Metabolism Mastery Call: This is a no pressure phone conversation with our health coaches.  Let’s dive into your specific challenges and goals to figure out what next steps are best for you.


About the Author

Hello, I’m Betsy Markle.  I’m a Registered Dietitian and Holistic Nutritionist with over 20 years of experience. Living a busy life with 3 kids and a passionate career, I understand the importance of realistic nutrition, exercise, and balanced living.

Women tend to put the needs of everyone else before their own. My passion is to empower women to create a healthy lifestyle that they love and can stick with forever.

Here at Sunshine Wellness, we are proud to help women lose weight effortlessly, overcome cravings, and revive energy so they can heal their metabolism, ditch the diet mentality, and love their bodies.

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