I don't have nothing to motivate me to do exercise? Please Help?

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May 26, 2019 / By Dena
Question: I haven't done exercise in a long time... I kind of lost my motivation because I had to broke up with my girlfriend. So now im alone, and with not motivation to do exercise.. Please tell me what can I do
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Calanthia Calanthia | 1 day ago
How you feel after a workout. I always feel great after a good workout. It’s a high. And I let that motivate me the next time: “You know how good you’re going to feel, Leo!” # Time for you. While many people make time to take care of others (kids, spouse, other family, co-workers, boss), they don’t often make time to take care of themselves. Instead, make your “you” time a priority, and don’t miss that exercise appointment. # Calories burned. If you count calories (and it’s really one of the most effective ways to lose weight), you know that the more you exercise, the more calories you burn — and the bigger your calorie deficit. # Having fun. Exercise should be fun. If it isn’t, try a different kind of activity that you enjoy. As long as you’re moving, it’s good for you. # How you’re going to look. Imagine a slimmer, fitter you. Now let that visualization drive you. # Magazines. It motivates me to read fitness magazines. Not sure why, but it works. # Cover models. Sure, they’re genetically freaky, and probably Photoshopped to look perfect. But for some reason, looking at how good a cover model looks helps motivate me to work harder. # Blogs. I enjoy reading blogs about people who are into running, or losing weight. It can show the ups and downs they go through, and you can learn from their experiences. # Success stories. I find the success stories of others incredibly inspirational. If a fitness website has success stories, I’ll almost always read them. # Forums. Do the monthly challenge on the Zen Habits forums, or join another forum full of like-minded or like-goaled peopled. Check in daily. It really helps. # Rewards. If you exercise for a few days, give yourself a reward! A week? Another reward. Do it often in the beginning. # Fitting into new clothes. Wanna look good in a smaller size? Work out! # Being attractive. That’s always a good motivator, as I’m sure we all know. Edited to correct language. # Adrenaline rush. I get a rush when I exercise. Ride that rush to complete the workout. # Stress relief. Wound up after a long day at the office? Get out and work off that stress. It makes a world of difference. # Time for contemplation. I love, love the quiet time of exercise for thinking about things. Most of this post was written in my head as I exercised. # A workout partner. Best thing I’ve done. # An exercise class. Sign up for a class, perhaps with a friend, and you’ll be motivated to get there and work out. # A coach or trainer. Worth the money, just for the motivation. # An exercise log/graph. For some reason, writing it down is extremely important. Really. Do it for a week and you’ll see what I mean. # Your before picture. You often don’t realize how far you’ve come. Take pictures. # A 5K race or triathlon. Just sign up for one, and you’ll be motivated to train. # The dread of feeling “yuck” from not exercising. I hate how I feel after not exercising. So I remind myself of that when I feel tired. # Living long enough to see your grandkids … and play with them. # The scale. It’s not motivating to weigh yourself every day, as your weight fluctuates. But if you weigh yourself once a week, you’ll be motivated to have it keep going down, instead of up. Combine the scale with the measuring tape, and measure your waist. # Reaching a goal. Set a goal for weight, or your waist measurement, or a number of days to work out, or a number of miles to run this week. Setting and tracking a goal helps motivate you to complete that goal. Make it easily achievable. # Posting it on your blog. Tell people you’re going to lose weight or exercise daily, and report to them. You’ll make it happen. # Motivational quotes. I like to print them out or put them on my computer desktop. # Books. I just bought a strength-training book as a reward. It makes me want to hit the weights! # Others commenting on how good you look. When someone notices the changes in your body, it feels good. And it makes you want to work out more.
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Calanthia Originally Answered: How do I motivate myself to be "into" my job again?
Research science is all ups and downs. It is the career of deferred gratification, and the only way to survive in it is to not take the highs or the lows too much to heart. If you do, it's an emotional roller coaster ride. The greatest scientists periodically have a year when nothing works, and after getting a paper out, sometimes it's hard to choose what to do next. In 30 years of doing science I have often seen people get immobilized and just sit at their desks for weeks trying to think about the next experiment. Nowadays there are more diversions at the desk, like Y!A, but I think the problem is fundamentally the same. My advice is that of my graduate advisor, who knew science well enough to win a Nobel. He never sat at his desk or even entered his office unless he had a phone call. He was in the lab until he retired, looking at data, thinking about data, planning experiments, walking through every step of the next experiment in his head. He told me, in discouraging times, to just do an experiment every day. Any experiment. Eventually, you get an interesting result and it gets exciting again. It's easy to be motivated when the results are good, but if you keep plugging away when they aren't, eventually - they are. As for the rest, I can tell you as someone who sits on a lot of those committees that we don't want to destroy anyone. Sometimes we want to help get research back on track if we think it's going in the wrong direction, but when someone's published a paper, we're mostly thinking it's about time for them to start writing a thesis. We're looking forward to the free food at your defense in 2009. That's just the science stuff. On the personal end, I agree with others that you might enjoy a vacation somewhere for a week to decompress. Getting away somewhere relaxing can make a huge difference in perspective. If you want to get away to a completely different universe, have a high tolerance for diversity, and for general silliness, and if your school schedule permits, there's a lot to be said for a Burning Man vacation - that's where my wife, who's gone back to grad school and feeling a LOT like you describe, will be this August. It doesn't last for 3 months, but when you return after 10 days it feels like you've been away from the day-to-day world a lot longer. More realistically, I always get recharged by going to a scientific meeting - any coming up that you have a good excuse to attend? The summer FASEB conferences can offer some really nice scenery and relaxation if there's one in, say, Colorado related to your work, as opposed to the ones in big cities. I agree with you about the CSH atmosphere. The 8 to midnight talks with no break wear me down by the end of the week. I get intellectually recharged, but it's not a working vacation like the FASEB meetings can be with afternoons off to play. Maybe a real vacation is in order. :)
Calanthia Originally Answered: How do I motivate myself to be "into" my job again?
I know exactly how you feel. I found it a lot easier to get into shape if i found somebody to work out with. That way you're not only working out for yourself but you have another person who depends on you. That pushes/motivates you at the same time. If you're looking for some routines to work out your abs try some of these: *Decline sit ups (be careful that you don't strain yourself. i pulled a groin muscle doing this) There should be a decline bench if you work out at a gym. I personally don't go all the way down just half way or until i can feel it. the first 5 i do normal and then the next set of 5 i will hold half way down for 5 seconds each repetition. Then a regular 5 followed by 5 held. i started at 15 and worked up to 30. doing 3 sets. *Try sitting on a ball so that your legs are at a 90degree angle and do a simple crunch. I hate treadmills and the stair stepper so i do the eliptical as well. Cardio although it's the best for your abs is just boring and repetitive. This is where a partner comes in handy. start at 15 minutes and work your way up. try to increase at least 5-10 minutes a week. if you don't have a partner bring an IPOD or a magazine. Something to take your mind off of the task at hand. Bring a towel and water as well so that you don't give yourself an excuse to get off and stop. If you want other ab work out's let me know i have more. I hope this helps you i know how hard it can be.... P.S. Try taking a kickboxing class. Depending on where you live there should be a variety of different ones. They're usually very fun and i promise you'll be able to feel every muscle in your body tighten. Usually they have pretty good music.
Calanthia Originally Answered: How do I motivate myself to be "into" my job again?
Let’s begin by dissecting your issues: 1. “I'm not ambitious the way I have been in the past” ----- This indicates that you are not as challenged as you once were. You seem to be working on the same type of projects day in and day out. I would recommend a new and more difficult task. 2. “It's really not like me to be lazy at work (I've always been the hardest worker at all of my jobs)” --- This statement indicates that maybe you subconsciously want the others to pick up some slack. It is not uncommon for a hard worker to become discouraged seeing co-workers not pull their weight. You are a hard worker by nature, others are not, accept that and move forward. You will be rewarded for your work. 3. “I can even get into the labwork sometimes, but I don't read papers the way I should and I'm not fascinated by the answers I get anymore” ----- See answer to #1 ---- Any redundant task will become boring unless you mix it up with other challenging, or more rewarding tasks. Ask you advisor to help challenge you. 4. “I go to work for 9 hours a day, but get a lot less done than I want to” ----- See answer #2 --- Going to work, doing work, and having a Good day are all different. Some people go to work and avoid doing work for many years. These people have mastered the job of having others do their work. You are not like that , you feel guilty because you don’t think you did a full day’s work. Everyone has days, sometimes weeks like that, You will come around soon. Don’t worry about this item. 5. “It seems like I find any diversion exciting. I'm bewildered because this is supposed to be my career and I'm hating it.” ----- See answer #1 ---- I do not like paperwork, I try to avoid it as much as possible, however, my job requires it. I find every possible thing to do to put it off. Paperwork (reports) comprises 75% of my career. I try to spend over 60% of my time on other things. This keeps your head clear to focus on more important tasks (rationalization) 6. “I'm not sure what I want to do with my life anymore.” “How do you get past this feeling, get things done, and decide on a career path? “ ---- You will get over it. Everyone does. You are just going through a slump. You chose genetics for a reason, it must have been a good one for you to go so far. I would like to see where you are in 10 years. 7. “When I worked in a lab as an undergraduate, I found it more than gratifying.” “There have even been times in grad school where I loved it. This just started after completing my first article” ---- See answer #1 --- when you were an undergraduate, you were challenged, now that you are getting closes to becoming a PhD, you are choking, similar to a basketball player ready to make that winning basket. Please don’t worry about this. Talk to some PhD’s , I’m willing to bet, that over 80% of them went through the same thing you have described in your question. 8. “My committee even noticed a change in my last committee meeting. They're usually full of compliments, but I got destroyed at the last one.” ---- Of course someone noticed a change in your work and attitude. It’s hard to hide dissatisfaction or boredom. The best way to get around this is to talk it out with a trusted family member, friend or professional councilor. Some people verbally “destroy” others as a wakeup call. Don’t take it personal, but take notice. You do have what it takes, look at how far you made it already. This answer is longer than it should be, but you made a lot of different statements. I just hope you continue to be you and don’t worry about tomorrow, it will come fast enough. Good Luck, Dr. and congratulations in advance. Bill

Alyce Alyce
I had the equal main issue. What helped me used to be I requested a pal to become a member of a health club with me, and we come to be every others motivation. It's best to have any one to not simply speak to, however simply be there with you as good. Or would possibly I advise only a stroll across the block each morning/night time, or in case you've bought the coins acquire an activity motorcycle, and simply pedal away looking a few television or anything. Hope this is helping and well good fortune :)
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Alyce Originally Answered: How can I motivate my kids to help out more?
wow how old are you? if you're still in school, i don't think it's right that you have SO many responsiblities, since school IS a responsiblility. That being said, i can't change the way your mom choses to raise you, so i'll give you some ideas. I think you should make a "chore chart" and use stickers and small reward to get them into it, kinda like a game. If they get 10 stickers, they get a reward. They get a sticker each time they complete a chore. Then have assigned chores for them to do. Even if it's little, it will help. Definately have them pick up after themselves. If they don't, then take the toy away. You are left to be the "parent" it seems, so i guess you will need to do what parents do. If you feel overwhelmed, i would talk to your mom. I know she wouldn't want your grades to slip, because you're spending too much time being a "mommy."
Alyce Originally Answered: How can I motivate my kids to help out more?
Play a game: close you eyes and count to 10 while your siblings pick up as many toys that they can. When you are done counting try to guess which toys they picked up. This was what we did to get the kids to clean up at the daycare I used to work at. Also maybe try a chore chart, where I has specific chores that they have to do, when they do each chore, they get to put a sticker next to it. When they get a certain amount of stickers tell them that you will take them somewhere fun or buy them a special toy/treat.

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