Tuesday, December 31, 2013

When Joy Isn't Enough Motivation...

Sometimes, even though I know something will help me to feel better, that isn't enough.

For example, exercise.  I know that it will put me in a better mood, help me get physicially stronger, etc.  However, none of that seems to matter once I sit down on the couch to "relax".

So I've devised a little extra motivation: for every time I work out, I earn $2 toward my clothes/other fun things budget.  It's not much, but it's a little bonus to get me moving.  I'm hoping I can eventually get into enough of a routine that I don't need it, but for now it's what works for me.

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