Autumn: what a great time to set your personal goals!

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Here are five tips that will help you get closer to your goals and live a happy and motivated life this season!

1. Start taking action by doing something specific and simple

Example: Go for a 10-minute walk instead of trying for an hour, or have a glass of water instead of a litre all of a sudden. The idea is to make the first step easy.

2. Focus on your small victories

One of the things that lowers motivation and causes procrastination is measuring our success by how much remains to be done to reach our goal, instead of focusing on what we have already accomplished.

3. Set measurable goals

By setting measurable goals, you’ll increase your motivation and train your brain to see progress. Example: “I want to be healthier” (not measurable) vs. “I want good energy levels all day” (measurable).

4. Consistency is essential

Instead of aiming for too high a goal, take a big goal and break it down into small actions to do daily. This will be easier and by the “law of compound effect” you will be impressed by the results after only a few weeks and your motivation will be increased.

5. Your energy is your motivational fuel

We have already told you about it: the way you eat, your quality of sleep, the people you meet and what you let enter your brain have a fundamental influence on your level and quality of energy and make up the driving force for your motivation.

Is there anything you can improve in your lifestyle to increase your energy level and positively influence your motivation?

To your health!

Jessica and Bruno

 

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Jessica Humphries & Bruno Saint-Hilaire

 

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Jessica Humphries est entraîneuse certifiée, coach santé et conceptrice de programmes d’entraînement physique en plein air offerts à longueur d’année. Diplômée de l’Université McGill, elle détient un baccalauréat en éducation physique et kinésiologie. - Bruno Saint-Hilaire est un professionnel de la santé qui a fait ses études universitaires en médecine sportive et nutritionnelle et administration des affaires. Ce qui le passionne depuis plus de 20 ans est d'accompagner sa clientèle très variée (enfants, adolescents et adultes) vers l'optimisation de leur santé afin de les aider à vivre au quotidien avec plus d'énergie et de vitalité. / Jessica Humphries is a certified natural trainer in functional fitness, yoga instructor, healthy lifestyle coach and the designer of year-round nature fitness training programs. She graduated from McGill University with a BEd in physical education and kinesiology. - Bruno Saint-Hilaire is a health professional who completed his university studies in sports and nutritional medicine and business administration. For more than 20 years his passion has been to accompany his wide range of clients (children, teens and adults) in the optimization of their health to help them live their daily lives with more energy and vitality. enerj.ca

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