Finding Your Confidence Despite Your Friends and Family

When you’re working hard to lose a significant amount of weight – or keep off what you’ve already lost – your friends and family members can be a source of comfort, enthusiasm and support, or they can be one of the challenges that you must overcome in order to succeed.

Family and friends know us – or at least they THINK they do – and sometimes what they know about us can be very hurtful. They’ve seen us at our most vulnerable, they know many, if not all of our secrets, and they know about our foundational experiences. They’ve lived with us through many of the challenges and triumphs that have made us who we are.

In order to succeed in your journey to a stronger and healthier you, you may have to find and develop a sense of confidence despite your friends and family. Let’s look at some ways that you can accomplish this…

Using Visuals to Boost Goal Achievement

Having visual reminders of your goals, dreams, and aspirations helps keep you focused on what’s important to you, and renew your determination to achieve them.

Throughout life’s daily crises, stresses, and distractions, visual reminders can help you remember the big picture. They can help you overcome challenges and move forward each day toward achieving the life you truly desire.