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Remember to Reward Yourself

How to Pat Yourself on the Back


8/15/2017 5:14:39 PM

great article
7/28/2017 11:59:42 AM

Good article.
6/16/2017 5:29:12 PM

I love this! I have rewards planned for the end of every month that I meet my goals.
6/3/2017 1:23:28 PM

Positive reinforcement for me. Non food reward system.
5/29/2017 6:47:53 AM

Small attainable goals works for me.
5/21/2017 7:36:46 AM

I've learned how to set goals, but not be hard on myself.
3/26/2017 11:42:42 AM

Love this article!
3/25/2017 9:03:00 PM

3/25/2017 3:54:01 PM

GEORGE815's SparkPage
Great to have an incentive program built in. Love the idea.
3/25/2017 6:14:45 AM

These are cute ideas, I've done this every time I've dieted throughout my whole life, like 15 times at least......
3/21/2017 10:20:19 AM

LELKINS71's SparkPage
I have a cup full of papers with stuff written on it like; get a facial, new bath salt or smoothie. Simple little things. Every time a lose 5 pounds I get to pick one out. Not so much as a Reward, but a little celebration at each milestone. Because people and life are meant to be CELEBRATED!!!
8/8/2016 6:43:00 AM

I LOVE the idea of making a grab bag of rewards and reaching in and grabbing one!
5/20/2016 4:07:56 PM

Honestly, this whole concept is completely incomprehensible to me. I make choices which make me happy, whether for food or activities, so what would I need a "reward" for? I eat delicious foods, I do fun things, and I keep getting healthier and happier. No "reward" or "punishment" or "incentive" or whatever other psychological game wanted or required.
3/4/2016 11:13:23 AM

I use a whiteboard in my living room to keep a tally of the number of days I've reached my goals for the week. I also make good use of It's very motivating to me, not just for weight related goals, but also for learning Hindi. If you haven't heard of it, check it out!
2/8/2016 11:58:10 AM

PUPPYBUG's SparkPage
I have star chart that I use for tracking healthy behavior like drinking at least 64 oz. of water a day, staying within my calorie range, working out, etc. I've been going strong for six weeks and just traded in some stars for three rewards! I love stuffed animals and collect Squishables and got three this weekend. Every time I look at them I'm reminded of my progress and to keep going.

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